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Vitamin C

Vitamin C has become a household regular in the supplements cabinet.  When it comes to viral infections, many people reach for Vitamin C in the hope of preventing or reducing severity/duration of infections.  So, how much Vitamin C does a person need?  That depends on if you want to prevent deficiency, increase insufficient levels, help … Read more

Vitamin D and Viral infections

Summary:  Having good levels of Vitamin D is essential to health.  If your levels reflect insufficiency, you should consult a qualified Naturopath who can assess your needs.  Just taking a Vitamin D capsule/pill may not raise your levels or provide much needed health and immune support.  Low Vitamin D levels can have a number of … Read more

Overcoming Period-Problems & Other Issues

All too often women just accept that their monthly cycle will be accompanied by pain or debilitatingly heavy bleeding, while others think it is great not to have the monthly ‘inconvenience’.  Every woman is entitled to a regular, healthy, pain-free menstrual cycle so if this is not the case for you, read on and make … Read more

Struggling to lose weight?

5 Signs that Acidosis is Sabotaging Weight Loss Acid-base homeostasis is crucial for healthy endocrine system function. The endocrine glands produce wide-ranging hormones which regulate the body’s metabolism and are highly sensitive to imbalances such as chronic metabolic acidosis (CMA). CMA is characterised by a minor but insidious decrease in blood pH. Balancing the pH … Read more

Support your natural defences

We live in a microbial world, which means that we constantly encounter microorganisms that could harm our health. The immune system forms the body’s entire department of defence. Its primary goal is to protect us from invading microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and parasites. Providing your immune system with all the necessary support can help … Read more

Chronic disease is on the rise

The last few decades have witnessed a sharp rise in the incidence of several lifestyle disorders including diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, and stroke. It has been found that the number of people living with two or more chronic conditions is increasing at an alarming rate. There is a need to understand the pathogenesis that underlies … Read more

Inflammation – good or bad?

Inflammation is the body’s chief defence against injury or infection. It is a signal to the immune system to heal damaged tissue, as well as defend against foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria. Inflammation can often cause localised redness, swelling, pain and/or heat and may cause loss of function of the involved tissues. Without … Read more

Why some get sick and others do not

Terrain Theory vs Germ Theory – Written by Deborah Freudenmann BHSc It is commonly observed that some people tend to be more prone to develop health issues like infections and allergies more commonly than others. Also, some people tend to develop more severe symptoms of infections or other diseases while some develop very mild symptoms … Read more

Sugar – are you having too much?

Sugar related diseases are on the rise.    Everyday hundreds of companies push their addictive, attractively packed products with additives that are not beneficial to our health. One CEO of a major food company stated ‘people want flavour’ and with that thought in mind nutrition goes out the window. They use many tricks to get … Read more

Tired or Wired? Adrenal fatigue?

Feeling tired?  Just not enough energy to get through the daily demands?  Have you experienced chronic stress – this does not need to be a major trauma, but can be a long-term exposure to any form of stress – physical, mental, emotional; always on the go!  If so, perhaps your adrenal glands are also tired. … Read more