Eczema – how to avoid it

Eczema is increasingly common and makes children miserable – they don’t sleep well, they itch, they suffer and they become irritable. The good news is that it is generally treatable – if you stay away from foods and skin products that irritate your child’s skin, use good skin care, and support the immune system and…

Digestive Bitters

Digestive bitters have a long history of traditional use, but how exactly do they work?  Research explores how herbal bitters are able to stimulate our digestive secretions. Here are a number of theoretical models and the evidence behind them. However, bottom line is:  Bitter herbs work.  They help produce saliva which is the first biochemical…

H2O • Are you in the know?

It’s not just the quantity of the water you drink, quality matters too! You’re fit, healthy and disciplined. You understand that looking good and feeling good are opposite sides of the same coin and you fuel your exercise with fresh, healthy food. You make sure you drink the recommended two litres of water per day, with effective hydration necessary for getting…

Magnesium deficiency – 8 signs

The Challenge of Magnesium Deficiency Review these 8 commons signs of magnesium deficiency to see if they sound familiar… Headaches From slight passing tension to intense migraines, headaches can indicate low magnesium levels. This is because magnesium is essential for muscle relaxation and cellular function. Muscle pain and cramps Muscle pain and cramping can arise for…

Are you battling with the scales?

The following article was written by Gabrielle Hubert, Massage Therapist and Somatotherapist (Soma = Body, in Greek) in the Camilli Method since 2008.  Gabrielle is also an Image Consultant, focusing on helping you gain self-confidence particularly in a social environment. Food is absolutely emotional and losing weight without working on emotions is very difficult. After disappointments…

Quit Smoking – the easy way

  Did you know that research has confirmed smoking has a direct causal effect in the following health conditions? Cancers of the lung, throat, mouth, tongue, nose, nasal sinus, larynx (voice box), oesophagus, pancreas, stomach, liver, kidney, bladder, ureter, bowel, ovary, cervix, and bone marrow (myeloid leukaemia). Smoking-related cancers accounted for about 13% of all…

The best treatment is Prevention

The Leading-Edge in Cancer Recovery Methods are your best Prevention By: Nancy Callahan, B.Sc Maybe it’s your time to take cancer prevention more seriously.  We keep reading anywhere from 50% to 65% or more of cancer is caused by ‘environmental factors’, depending on the organization reporting.  Leading experts claim it’s even higher.  Yet all too…

Latest Research: surgery for early stage prostate cancer doesn’t save lives

Ian Haines,  Monash University,  July 31, 2017 From the 1980s, when prostate screening became available, many men over 40 were diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer even though they may not have had any symptoms. The word cancer understandably strikes fear into the hearts of many, and most would assume the best course of action…

Sperm on the decline

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years – study.  Reasons for the ‘shocking’ drop are unclear, say researchers, and represent a huge and neglected area of public health. The Guardian July 25, 2017 Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers…

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

The origins of the SCD can be dated back to medical documents as early as 1888 which recommend patients with coeliac disease to avoid carbohydrates, specifically grains.   The Story Behind the SCD The modern SCD is based on a protocol by Dr. Sidney Haas, a medical doctor in the United States who treated over…