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Back to work and Brain-Fatigue

Saying goodbye to the sun, sea and freedom after a relaxing holiday drenched in wine and chocolate, may be a little depressing. There’s nothing like a dose of the post-holiday blues to make you wish you’d chucked it all in and opened that yoga school in the Mediterranean…. Nevertheless, its back to the normal routine, … Read more

Does the body need cleansing?

Submitted by Daniel Weber: This article discusses the ‘magical’ concept of detox and makes some interesting conclusions. Is there some easy way to detox or it mostly a fad? I believe that we do need to reduce toxic accumulations of heavy metals, pesticides and herbicides, and other chemicals but it should be specific to the … Read more

Shake it to health

Do you suffer fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, food sensitivities, chemical or environmental sensitivities, chronic headache, or muscle or joint pain of unknown origin? We often begin a new year with the best intentions and resolutions to get healthy.  However, these are frequently short-lived – more often than not, because it all seems too hard.  That need … Read more

Quinoa

Quinoa is a highly nutritious seed (not a grain) which is frequently overlooked.  Many people that I see in clinic just don’t know how to incorporate this valuable food into their daily lives.  Here are just a few recipes I have found – there are many more out there so start using this great seed.  … Read more

Fresh foods have a north polarisation

Fresh food and farmers’ markets offer a great variety of fruits and vegetables of incredible colours. While it is the phenolic substances that give colour and taste to our food, unfortunately they can also stimulate an allergic reaction in our bodies.  There can be various reasons for our body having an allergic reaction to a … Read more

Avoid products with Triclosan

Triclosan is a common antibacterial agent used in toothpastes, soaps, washes and cosmetics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), see their article here,  say that triclosan is not known to be hazardous to humans, but lately this ingredient has been reviewed. FDA is reviewing all of the available evidence on this ingredient’s safety in … Read more

Autism on the rise

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are the fastest growing developmental disorder in the world today.  In the United States a child is diagnosed every 11 minutes. For the past three decades the rates have increased at an accelerating rate and are currently 1in 68 children; 1 in 48 boys and 1 in 189 girls are affected. Autism … Read more

Medical doctors on vaccination

The debate on whether or not to vaccinate is aggressive, derisive and emotionally charged.  No matter what your beliefs, here is a list of references to help provide information rather than arguments. I implore you to look into the safety of vaccines. There is much evidence that suggests that vaccines cause harm to the immune … Read more

Can you help me?

When I receive phone calls from people enquiring about how natural medicine could help with their diagnosed conditions, my response may often appear vague. The reason for this is that there is no one treatment that fits every person or every dis-ease.  My response is usually that after a careful and thorough assessment of your situation, … Read more