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Can Vitamin D save your Life?

Yes, we believe vitamin D can save your life. Vitamin D is a true superstar which affects so much more than bones and teeth. The brain, immune system, hormones, cancer prevention and gene expression all rely to some extent on Vitamin D. In fact Vitamin D has been called “one...
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Benefits of low-impact exercise

Many low-impact exercises offer the benefits of high-intensity workouts but are far easier on the body and generally don’t require special equipment beyond a good pair of shoes and comfortable workout clothes. Low-impact exercises include swimming, yoga, pilates, dancing, bicycling, and even some types of strength training.  THE ADVANTAGES OF...
Pea protein for vegans

Collagen alternatives for vegans

As we age, our natural collagen production slows down and decreases. Collagen is an animal-derived product, making it difficult for those following a plant-based lifestyle to choose the right supplements that provide similar benefits. Below we have listed the main preventative benefits of using collagen supplementation, and then suggested some...
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Speed up your healing – dump gluten

Lack of essential and bioavailable proteins are a major contributing factor to persistent illness especially in those with gluten sensitivity. Protein is the main ingredient your body uses to build immune antibodies as well as heal inflamed structural tissues and muscles. Protein hence helps speed up your healing. These functions...
Coronary

Cornonary artery calcification

I have been asked to repeat this post – hope it’s helpful. It’s been said that magnesium plays a part in over 600 metabolic processes in the human body and involves more than 350 enzymes. There’s just about nothing magnesium is not involved in. So it would stand to reason...
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How to Lower Hypertension

How many people do you know suffering with this – it’s like an epidemic these days. A healthy blood pressure (BP) level should be around 120-130 over 80.  Hypertension is a stealth condition as there are sometimes no obvious symptoms. For that reason it has been called “the silent killer”....
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Anatomy of a laugh

ANATOMY OF A LAUGH When we laugh, we engage our entire body in the act. At least 15 different muscles in the face are called into action, along with our respiratory system and other muscle groups. But more importantly, laughter sends serotonin levels soaring in the brain, erasing mild depression...
Various Collagen Products

Better than botox

Collagen declines with age, and for this reason research into collagen has exploded in the past few years.  I decided a some years ago to womble around and look at what’s available in the collagen line, and sadly I was flabbergasted at the additives and all I saw in the...
Paprika

Health Benefits of paprika

I’ve just brought in a pile of the most marvellous organic and conventional (but ALL non-irradiated) herbs and spices.  Why? Because I don’t trust those I buy off the shelf! Simple.  They could be, stale, ‘cut’ with cornflour or wheat starch, heaven knows what else, and what kind of conditions...
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Berberine Complex for so much more than weight loss

  Berberine is one of the most exciting natural products in current medical research and has nothing short of amazing properties.  Other than for weight loss, it’s a powerful: Anti-viral Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Berberine is most commonly taken for Weight Loss Powerful anti-ageing properties on skin Anti-inflammatory for skin and entire...
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Rather unusual signs of vitamin D deficiency

There are so many symptoms of possible vitamin D deficiency, but I want to give you a few unusual ones you might not know about. Would you ever imagine any of these could be as a possible result of too little vitamin D3? high blood sugar frequent skin rashes erectile...
SUGAR

Consuming Sugar Unwittingly

Are you eating loads of sugar without knowing it? If you are not buying everything fresh and cooking from scratch, it’s likely. Look at a few ways you might be sugar-coating yourself unawares. First off, over 80% of goods you buy – probably closer to 90% – have added sugar...