Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a powerful anti-oxidant and has been shown to enhance the pumping action of the heart, reduce oxidation of LDL (bad cholesterol) and enhance athletic performance by increasing the production of cellular energy.Continue Reading →
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Those who enjoy reading books can expect to have more time to do so.
A cohort study recently combined the data of 3,635 people to assess the impact of various reading patterns and longevity.
Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is a skin disorder associated with coeliac disease. Coeliac disease (CD) is a disorder of the small intestine caused by an autoimmune response to gluten, the protein component of some grains.Continue Reading →
Yes, I’m kicking off the year with a compelling leaf competition! We have had soup and baked veggie competitions, but given it is summer, I am looking for the most interesting, original vegetarian salad.Continue Reading →
I know last year was a challenge for many, but 2017 has a positively brighter and lighter feel to it. Let’s try to conscientiously make it a better year, despite any setbacks along the way.Continue Reading →
Having recently been fortunate enough to spend three months in my beloved France, I had many wonderful opportunities to observe the interaction between French children and their dining companions, be it mum and dad, grandparents or friends.Continue Reading →
I admit it . . . I am an avocado addict. Yes, it’s true, a week does not go by without the consumption of at least two avocados . . . probably more. The perfect substitute for butter, delightful when lavishly spread on a hard-boiled egg, and when blended with tofu, coriander and a touch of paprika, makes an irresistible dip.Continue Reading →
Many of us are familiar with delightful plant Crocus sativus (saffron). Those expensive threads adding a delicate aroma and taste to our dishes. Recent research has confirmed that saffron can alleviate the severity of premenstrual syndrome symptoms.Continue Reading →
The most common reason reported by mothers for early cessation of breastfeeding is the perception of insufficient breast milk supply. Fortunately the herbal kingdom offers a number of plants with galactagogue activity (promotes and increases breast milk production).Continue Reading →
Fresh batches of my nutritious and delicious seed mix have just arrived. As many of you know, the mix is made up of sesame, linseed, pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Used whole on top of your favourite healthy cereal provides an additional 15 g fibre!Continue Reading →