The Role of Nutritional Supplements in Immune Health

Good health cannot exist independently from a strong immune system. Every minute of every day, this complex system is under constant attack from pollution, germs, viruses or stress. A weakened immune system is susceptible not only to colds, flu and infections, but also to more serious health conditions. Various factors...

Brain Nutrients

DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, is one of the nutrients required by the brain during the crucial early stages of development in the womb. This omega-3 fatty acid is the primary building block and most abundant fatty acid in the brain, influencing cellular communication and the action of neurotransmitters. An adequate...

Why Raw Diet?

To most people, becoming raw seems like a pretty half-baked idea. How many people would want to give up their stove, barbecue, microwave, and toaster in favor of a dehydrator, juicer, and high-powered blender? How could anyone survive eating just salads? More importantly, why would anyone want to? Becoming raw...

Toxic Heavy Metals

It’s no secret that certain heavy metals are toxic. We all know to be careful of lead paint when renovating older homes, and we all learned at a certain point to switch over to mercury-free thermometers. What’s less well-known—and in some cases, a complete secret—is that toxic heavy metals are...

Jet Lag – supplements

ONE OF THE most valid supplements in ameliorating jet lag and traveller’s fatigue is ginseng. Ginseng belongs to a category of plants known as ‘adaptogens’, or agents that are known to improve human tolerance to various types of stressors. Ginseng, especially Korean and Siberian, has been shown to enhance the...
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Natural Relief for Hayfever

While for most of us the longer days and brighter weather come as a welcome relief, for some, thoughts focus on the return of the unpleasant symptoms associated with hayfever, which is common at this time of year. EACH YEAR, millions of people suffer from the symptoms of hayfever, which...
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Traveller’s diarrhoea

TRAVELLER’S DIARRHOEA has to be one of the most unpopular holiday ailments, which at best can be an inconvenience and at worst can completely ruin that well deserved break! Partially cooked or prepared food, a change in drinking water, poor hygiene standards, bad, spoilt or especially spicy food can all...

Natural relief for the common cold

IN  ANY YEAR , 70 per cent of people suffer from colds, 9 per cent with flu, 57 per cent with coughs and sore throats  and 46 per cent with stuffy noses – quite  a catalogue of discomfort. Research  indicates  that certain vitamins  may increase your resistance to and reduce...
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