Health Gems from Traditional Medicine

We have learnt so much from traditional forms of medicine, whether this is their use of natural therapies or their holistic approach to the prevention and treatment of disease. Here are a few gems that we use in conventional and holistic practice today. Listen to your body Most traditional medicine approaches encourage you to “listen with […]

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin (because it contains the trace element cobalt), is an incredibly important B vitamin. It is necessary for the production of red blood cells and plays an important role in maintaining the health of nerve cells and in the formation of genetic material. All of the B vitamins, including B12 […]

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The Truth About Whether Chocolate is Good for You.  

There have been books and movies written about it, its abundance rivals coffee… and it seems every second week there is a study released about the benefits of chocolate. There are a number of reasons why chocolate can be beneficial for your health, however not all chocolate is created equal.

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Let Food be Your Cold Medicine

The wisdom “let food be thy medicine” dates back almost 3,000 years, and the importance of this statement is no less important now than it was then. Food has the ability to help support us through these times when common winter illnesses such as colds and flus, sniffles, coughs, chapped skin and the winter blues abound for too many.

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Five foods and herbs that promote healthy liver function

The liver is responsible for some of the body’s most important processes that allow us to maintain great health. If there is one organ in the body that we could all benefit from taking extra good care of, it is our liver. If our liver stops doing its job properly, it will begin to take […]

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10 nutritional tips to boost your heart health

When it comes to looking after your heart health, there are a number of things you can do from a nutritional point of view.  Most definitely genetics play a role in heart health, but environment is equally as important. Things like how you nourish yourself and how you move your body can contribute to heart health […]

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