How do we detox?

Today I want to think about how we can rid our body of harmful toxins. Firstly where do toxins come from? Water: Did you know tap water contains an array of chemicals including chlorine, ammonia, flouride and hormones? It is always best to filter your tap water Food: Our food contains heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides,Continue reading “How do we detox?”

Chinese medicine. Why I am a fan.

As many of you will know from my previous posts, I suffer from migraines. It has been a long journey learning how to cope with this debilitating disability of the brain. Today I want to talk about Chinese medicine and in particular Chinese herbs and acupuncture for healing. I first discovered my Chinese herbal practitionerContinue reading “Chinese medicine. Why I am a fan.”

Pesticides, the danger to human life and the planet

As anyone reading my blog will know I am almost religious in following a more sustainable, organic lifestyle. We all know if we carry on consuming in the way we are, the planet and us will become extinct, it’s that serious. We can make changes and give back to our beautiful world. I have justContinue reading “Pesticides, the danger to human life and the planet”

The sweet danger of sugar

As you will know from my previous post, I am studying a course in nutrition with The College of Naturopathic Medicine. I don’t believe anyone is past learning and even though health and nutrition is an area I am well read in and passionate about, I want to learn more from the experts in theirContinue reading “The sweet danger of sugar”

What is good nutrition?

Good nutrition is essential for energy levels. Food provides fuel for the body as well as essential nutrients. It helps with resistance to infections and diseases It repairs and maintains cellular health Growth Reproduction Mental and physical health “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates (468-377 BC) What is correct nutrition?Continue reading “What is good nutrition?”

What is Butyrate and Microbiome and why are they so important?

Butyrate is produced by your gut bacteria and supports digestive health and disease prevention. The Microbiome is an ecosystem of bacteria, yeasts and other microscopic beings that live in the gut. Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid that provides fuel for the cells of our gut lining, supports immune system functions of the colon wall and protects against certainContinue reading “What is Butyrate and Microbiome and why are they so important?”

Anxiety in Lockdown and how to cope

As I write this we are once again in lockdown and the world seems gripped by Covid. We are all told to stay in and ultimately save lives. There is at last light at the end of the tunnel with a vaccine. However, this will take time to administer and doctors and scientists still aren’tContinue reading “Anxiety in Lockdown and how to cope”

Medication overuse – Chronic headache

Did you know that medication overuse headache is one of the most common chronic headache disorders and a common health problem worldwide? It is important to know how much is too much. The simplest medications you can buy over the counter are Paracetamol, Aspirin and Ibuprofen and some of these medicines are in combination withContinue reading “Medication overuse – Chronic headache”

Thank you to my growing number of followers

I am happy to report I have reached 84 followers. It seemed only yesterday I was at 40+ and then after my ‘Single supplements are best’ article, the list has exploded. I am so grateful to each and every one of you. It is a very special community on here and one I am proudContinue reading “Thank you to my growing number of followers”