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Love your Heart

It’s the month of Love – so start with your heart: Supplements for Heart Health CoQ10, short for coenzyme Q10, is a substance naturally produced by the human body. Your cells use CoQ10 for growth and maintenance. CoQ10 can provide positive impacts to cardiovascular health. Because the heart is an energy-hungry muscle, insufficient energy may […]

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Why you should Detox

Nurturing your digestive system and “cleaning the gut” is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Gut health is the crux of our general physical and mental health. The term detox by definition is a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of […]

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What is Zeolite?

We live in a toxic world where chemicals ooze their way into the air, food, water and products we encounter. Some of these toxic chemicals can contribute to various disease states, so we have to effectively eliminate toxins and heavy metals from our bodies. Zeolite is a natural volcanic compound that contains mineral nutrients like […]

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What Is Homeopathy?

What is Homeopathy?  Homeopathy is a natural and holistic system of medicine that aims to remove the cause of a disease or an illness, as opposed to alleviate or suppress its’ symptoms. Often, we assume that we are ill once we exhibit signs and symptoms of a disease. However, our body undergoes processes of attempting to fight against […]

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Men’s Health Awareness Month

Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and treatments and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. The prostate is a gland located […]

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The Danger in your Deodrant

Antiperspirants and deodorants are not the same. The primary function of deodorants is to kill the bacteria living on your skin, thereby reducing your body odor. Antiperspirants often have a dual purpose. They both kill the bacteria to reduce odor and plug your pores with aluminum to reduce sweating.

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A2 Milk

Ordinary cows’ milk contains 2 types of beta-casein protein, A1 and A2. A2 Milk is natural milk that comes from selected cows that naturally produce only the A2 protein and no A1. Research has shown the A2 protein is digested differently to A1. The mutated A1 beta-casein protein with its inflammatory histidine

Propolis

Various products derived from the beehive have been studied and propolis has proved to be a product having beneficial results for human health. Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations used propolis for its medicinal properties. Greeks used it to treat abscesses. Assyrians put it on wounds and tumors to fight infection and help the healing […]

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Types of Allergies

What are allergies? An allergy occurs when your immune system responds aggressively to a harmless environmental substance. There are 2 Types of Allergies: Acute/immediate reaction caused by IgE antibodies. This is a lifelong allergy which cannot be cured and exposure to a small amount of the allergen can be life threatening. Chronic/low grade reaction caused […]

Matcha Green Tea

One of the major health benefits of matcha tea is that it delivers a mega dose of antioxidants in every sip. According to the latest antioxidant research, matcha is packed with exponentially more antioxidants than any other ‘superfood’. Amongst its many health benefits, matcha green tea: · Is packed with antioxidants including the powerful EGCg […]

Gut Health

Today I would like to focus on gut health and the importance of our microbiome which refers to the microorganisms in a particular environment – in this case our gut. As research has progressed we see more and more illnesses and dis-ease stemming from gut issues. I found a very interesting video (a TED Talk […]

Uses of the Mighty Moringa

Uses of the Mighty Moringa Moringa oleifera – also known as drumstick tree, is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in Northwestern India. In recent years, there have been numerous studies on this ancient super plant and it’s astounding medicinal properties in treating the most prevalent diseases of today. […]

Calcium: The when, what & why?

Calcium is not the sole contributor to bone health. The mineral portion of bone is made up of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, silicon, strontium and zinc. Healthy bone is therefore compromised of 60-70% mineral, approx. 30% collagen with trace amounts of other protein and inorganic salts and 10-20% water. Nutrients essential for the formation of healthy […]

How to prevent hair loss naturally

Hair loss is common in both men and women. Men typically experience an M-shaped pattern of thinning hair, known as male-pattern baldness. Thinning usually occurs all over the scalp in women, and rarely results in complete baldness. Androgenetic alopecia can occur both in men and women, and it’s related to the hormone testosterone. A conversion […]

Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is the practice of going for prolonged periods without eating. For a long time it was thought that eating little and often is healthiest and also best for weight loss. This could not be more wrong has been since debunked many times. One theory is that we as humans put too much energy […]

Black Cumin Oil: The Ultimate Life Elixir

In studies on rats and humans, black cumin seed oil has been found to do the following: • Inhibit tumor growth by up to 50% • Increase the growth of healthy bone marrow cells by 250% • Demonstrate strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties • Help to protect the body against damage from chemotherapy and radiation […]

Himalayan Salt

Salt is essential for life – you cannot live without it. However, most people simply don’t realize that there are enormous differences between the standard, refined table and cooking salt most of you are accustomed to using and natural health-promoting salt. Your table salt is actually 97.5% sodium chloride and 2.5% chemicals, such as moisture […]

What is Fulvic Acid?

Considered the ultimate nutrient booster, Fulvic Acid works in a way that helps us absorb and use other nutrients better — such as probiotics, vitamins, antioxidants, fatty acids and minerals. So what is fulvic acid exactly, and how does it benefit health? Fulvic acid is found in the earth’s soil as a by-product of microbial […]

10 Signs you might have Parasites

1. You feel tired, fatigued, or exhausted often. 2. You often don’t feel satisfied or full after your meals. 3. You travelled internationally and remember getting traveller’s diarrhoea while abroad. 4. You experience frequent food poisoning and your digestion is not up to par. 5. You have trouble falling asleep and wake up often during […]

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

There are very few foods that actually have therapeutic levels of vitamin D naturally and even fortified foods do not contain enough vitamin D to support your health needs. Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in adults of all ages who always wear sun protection (which blocks vitamin D production) or limit their outdoor activities. The […]

Apple Cider Vinegar

It is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the juice. Bacteria and yeast are added to the juice to start the alcoholic fermentation process, and the sugars are turned into alcohol. In a second fermentation process, the alcohol is converted into vinegar by acetic acid-forming bacteria (acetobacter). Acetic acid is responsible for its sour […]