Health Advice

A Guide to Detoxing

Is detoxing really necessary? Up until the 1940’s there was little in the way of chemical pollution in our environment. Since then around 100,000 chemicals have leached there way out into our world, 214 of which are commonly found in us! This cocktail of heavy metals, hormone disrupting plastics and poisonous biocides are getting into …

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Why Eat Organic?

Because chemical pesticides and herbicide have an inherent negative affect on the nutrient levels of food. The Ministry of Agriculture and Medical Research Council up until 1991 measured the annual average mineral content of food. The % change in nutrient content of vegetables, between 1940 and 1991 for example, were as follows: Sodium -50% Potassium …

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Look After Your Heart

Pumping over 7,000 litres of blood around the body each day and in an average lifetime reaching around 2.5 billion beats, carrying essential nutrients, oxygen, cells and hormones, while removing by-products of metabolism, the heart is the power horse of the body. Doing what we can to support it to remain healthy can be vital …

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Gluten Free Diet and Coeliac Disease

Gluten is the protein part of wheat, rye and barley. It is a staple part of many Western diets and is used to bind foods together due to its glue like action. Gluten free diets are suggested for those with an intolerance or sensitivity, and essential for those with an allergy or the autoimmune condition, coeliac disease.  Symptoms can include: Bloating Constipation Diarrhoea …

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Eye Health

Eyes can often be overlooked when it comes to looking after health however they can be a strong indicator of other diseases developing within the body. They are a paramount part of our lives and with eye examinations being a possible predictor of imbalanced cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, cognitive decline and diabetes it is …

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