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Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine Disruptors

May 16, 2018 | Men's Health, Women's Health
  What's the hype about BPA-free water bottles? Endocrine disruptors are found in plastics, foods, water and even receipts. Here's what they are, what they can do, and how to avoid 'em!   Endocrine System The endocrine system is made of glands, hormones and hormone receptors. It interacts directly with...
Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy

May 15, 2018 | Immune
Bell’s palsy is sudden, weakness or paralysis of the muscles in one side of the face. Sometimes the cause is unknown, but often viral infections and autoimmune system responses are suspected. The condition usually resolves by itself within a few months in 90% of cases. Early treatment can help reduce...
Aloe Vera gel—skin and digestive support

Aloe Vera gel—skin and digestive support

May 14, 2018 | Digestion, Skin Conditions
Aloe vera is a cactus-like perennial succulent belonging to the Liliaceae family that is commonly grown in tropical climates. Used since ancient times as a medicinal plant, aloe vera soothes irritations and inflammations of the skin and digestive tract.  It is traditionally applied topically to treat wounds, burns and other skin conditions....
Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty Liver Disease

May 13, 2018 | Digestion, Diabetes
The liver is the largest internal organ and also one of the hardest-working organs in the body. The job of the liver is to detoxify the blood, produce bile needed to digest fat, break down hormones, and to store essential vitamins and minerals. It is the liver’s responsibility to process...
Weight Gain - How can I GAIN weight?

Weight Gain - How can I GAIN weight?

May 12, 2018 | General
So many people are struggling to drop those extra kilos these days, while at the same time new weight loss diets are constantly emerging. It’s not surprising then that being underweight may not seem like a problem. Yet, for people who are too skinny, trying to gain weight can prove...
Alpha Lipoic Acid—antioxidant, blood sugar balancing and more!

Alpha Lipoic Acid—antioxidant, blood sugar balancing and more!

May 11, 2018 | Diabetes, Skin Conditions
We all know the importance of antioxidants in providing protection against chronic degenerative diseases and in maintaining good health. Alpha lipoic acid is one such example that defends against diabetes, scavenges free radicals, reduces inflammation and slows the ageing process. It is a one of a kind nutrient that’s present...
Pre-& Post Surgery Care

Pre-& Post Surgery Care

May 10, 2018 | Skin Conditions, General
If you or are a loved one are planning on going under the knife, there are some things you can do to promote a faster recovery. Certain nutrients and herbs can boost immunity—preventing you from picking up a secondary infection. They can also provide pain relief and encourage quicker wound...
Fluoride – Good or Bad?

Fluoride – Good or Bad?

May 9, 2018 | Infant and Children, Dental, Bones
  Fluoridated water has been blamed for brittle teeth, thyroid problems and lowering the average intelligence level – but government bodies insist it's good for us.   Here's the truth:   What is Fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral found in the earth's crust, plants, and water.  In the human...
Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

May 8, 2018 | Digestion, Diabetes, blood pressure
  The word vinegar comes from the French vin aigre, meaning “sour wine”. Vinegar has been used for over 2000 years to flavour and preserve foods, heal wounds, fight infections, and clean surfaces. In the past few years, apple cider vinegar has been hailed a wonder cure that can ward off...
Blood pressure—the highs and the lows

Blood pressure—the highs and the lows

May 7, 2018 | blood pressure
The pressure that blood exerts on the artery wall is referred to as blood pressure. When the pressure is high in is called hypertension (high blood pressure) and if it is low this is called hypotension (low blood pressure). Blood pressure can fluctuate as it changes to meet your body’s...
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