Do you suffer from abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea or bloating? Have you been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome but are no nearer to finding a solution? Since a bad dose of ‘traveller’s belly’, have your ‘insides’ never been the same? Do you suspect you may be intolerant to certain foods?Continue Reading →
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VITALITY IS OUR NATURAL STATE OF BEING
Are you always tired? Do you lie awake worrying at night? Do you crave chocolate or coffee in that mid afternoon energy slump?Continue Reading →
Helicobacter pylori infection, is a common cause of peptic ulcer and indeed gastritis. It is also a risk factor for gastric malignancies. Antibiotics are normally prescribed to eradicate H.pylori infection, and are effective in about 90% of cases. Unfortunately antibiotics do cause side-effects such as nausea, thrush, abdominal discomfort and antibiotic resistance.Continue Reading →
There is much convincing observational and well substantiated clinical evidence that food additives, flavourings and colours can lead to hyperactivity. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo- controlled trial reported in Lancet 2007 has provided further proof of this undesirable relationship. In summary, the study found a strong case that food additives exacerbate hyperactive behaviours – inattention, impulsivity, and over excitability – in childhood. The study showed that adverse behaviours from additives was not restricted to children with ADHD, but could also be seen in the general population.Continue Reading →
Biodynamic brown rice is a nutritionalist’s dream. Brown rice is a wholesome food which can meet our protein requirements quite adequately when combined in a variety of interesting and delicious ways. It has far more protein, calcium, B vitamins and iron than its pale, insipid, white counterpart, and also has the added benefit of containing vitamin E, found in the rice germ of whole brown rice, which is absent in white rice.Continue Reading →
The plant kingdom is truly an ally and generous and giving friend. A recent report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) – noted in last month’s newsletter in relation to its findings of the link between processed meats and colorectal cancer – recommends eating mostly plant-derived foods.Continue Reading →
Yes that’s Italian for Revive…or thereabouts! Say Goodbye to Fatigue may be a more accurate translation, but I’m open to correction! As some may know, I went to Milan in September to publicise my first book Revive – How to Beat Fatigue Naturally which has been translated into Italian.
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Many of you would have attempted a wheat exclusion diet along the road to good health, and no doubt discovered this grain is insidious!Continue Reading →
Many of you are aware of the beneficial effects of taking vitamin B6 10 days pre-menstrually to decrease PMS symptoms such as moodiness, depression, fluid retention and breast tenderness.Continue Reading →
Tinnitus and Coenzyme Q10
Many of you are aware of the beneficial effects of CoQ10 on energy production, blood pressure and cholesterol…not to mention its brilliant antioxidant properties.
Latest research now reveals another very therapeutic use for this supplement…tinnitus. And with an estimated 10–15% of the population suffering from this very stressful, annoying condition this is potentially very good news!Continue Reading →