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Ginger & its many health benefits

Ginger's health benefits

Ginger has many health-promoting benefits.  It is also easy to grow yourself – get a fresh ginger rhizome from your organic farmer’s market and break of the small knobs.  Plant these into a very large pot, or well draining garden bed, about 10cm below the surface.  Ginger likes full sun and warm-hot weather.  Water well … Read more

Overloaded?

The following article is written by Delia McCabe – Are you feeling overwhelmed? And what to do about it. The world may seem like a scary place right now. Some people are predicting WW3, environmentalists are predicting ongoing natural catastrophes, a global recession may be on its way, and mental health seems to be plummeting … Read more

Hair analysis – what it can, and can’t, reveal

Hair elemental analysis, (when performed properly), can serve as a highly accurate and qualitative screening test for exposure to toxic metals. But due to some of its limitations, namely that it is not considered capable of detecting acute toxicity (i.e. those stemming from a more immediately recent exposure) it is therefore not considered an acceptable … Read more

Heart conditions – What doctors are missing

“Studies reveal healthy mitochondria are central for optimal cardiovascular health, and scientists are now focusing on the link between mitochondrial dysfunction, ubiquinol depletion and cardiovascular health problems, including cholesterol and endothelial function” explains Dr Ross Walker, Preventative Cardiologist, Australia Article source:  https://www.biospectrumasia.com/analysis/30/23622/are-we-missing-the-beat-when-tackling-rising-rates-of-heart-conditions.html  Before you take any supplements, I strongly recommend being assessed by a qualified … Read more

Mediterranean Diet – why is it so good for us?

We have known for decades that the Mediterranean diet lowers the risk of heart attack and other conditions – now we are starting to understand how certain components of the diet work their magic. When it comes to healthier diets, one of them has always had a have-your-cake-and-eat-it feel. For decades, we have been told … Read more

Male fertility improved on Mediterranean diet

Historically, women have always been the focus of all matters relating to fertility and pregnancy, but with global increases in infertility, more research is focusing on the men. The causes of male infertility can vary. Lifestyles, environmental factors, stressful conditions, and socio-economic conditions are significant factors. Diet plays a crucial role in improving a man’s … Read more

Osteoporosis

The following information is courtesy of Dr Mercola and nutritionfacts.org An estimated 12.3 million Americans over 50 are affected by osteoporosis (“porous bone” or low bone density), and an additional 47 million younger Americans are in the early stages. Worldwide, the prevalence is 18.3% Rates of hip fractures vary from tenfold to a hundredfold between … Read more

Garlic’s surprising health benefits

Garlic is a vegetable in the allium family and is therefore related to onions, leeks, scallions, and chives. It’s revered for its pungent and spicy taste, and it has been used since ancient times for medicinal purposes in Egypt, Greece, Rome, India, and China, as seen in medical texts. In ancient Greece, garlic was considered a “windy” food that could remove … Read more

Omega 3 & 6

The term “essential fatty acids” relates to oils/fats which must be obtained from diet. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) include the Omega-3 and Omega-6 oils. While Omega-9 oils are not truly “essential” because they can be synthesized in the body, sources include avocado, almond, peanut, and walnut oils. Omega-3 oils are contained in cold water fish … Read more

Not all DNA tests are equal

At True Medicine we only use certified, accredited and ethical laboratories. The following is an article published by Dr Joseph Mercola November 07, 2023 and shared here as “food for thought”. STORY AT-A-GLANCE Do you know who has access to your genetic data? If you’ve used a DNA testing company like 23andMe, chances are your … Read more