Antioxidants explained: what are antioxidants plus a list of best sources Joanna SochanConditions & treatments, Nutrition2 Comments

antioxidant foods

his explanation Antioxidants are compounds in foods that search for and neutralise free radicals produced by the ever present process of oxidation in the human body. Therefore, antioxidants are vital to prevent some of the damage caused by free radicals. Oxidation, a natural chemical process happening all the time in the body, … Read More

Do antioxidants harm cancer patients?äre-optionen-gut Joanna SochanConditions & treatmentsLeave a Comment Most of us have ether family members or friends affected by cancer who have to make very difficult decisions regarding treatment options – both conventional and natural medicine ones. For many years most oncologists warned cancer patients about using antioxidant supplements and eating high antioxidant foods, especially when taken in … Read More

Kumquat jam recipe – simple and fantastic Joanna SochanNutrition, Recipes, Recipes - gluten freeLeave a Comment

Kumquat jam recipe Kumquat jam rocks! Are you familiar with kumquats? I certainly wasn’t until a few weeks ago when I came across this gorgeous tree in the neighbourhood showing off plenty of small oval shaped bright orange fruits that were very popular with the local birds. Here’s the photo of this beautiful … Read More

Top 3 herbal teas to feel and look great! Joanna SochanHerbal medicine, Nutrition, Skin healthLeave a Comment

Top 3 herbal teas - aronia, dandelion, hibiscus Herbal teas have been used for centuries to boost people’s health and wellbeing, often as the first and sometimes the only medicine available. The teas abound in health benefits, are relaxing and calming and can be used in any season. For many of us there’s nothing nicer on a cold … Read More

Dandelion: the key herb for liver health, better digestion and beautiful skin Joanna SochanConditions & treatments, Digestive and gut health, Herbal medicine, Skin health2 Comments

Dandelion health benefits

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is one of the top three most prescribed digestive and liver herbs in my dispensary, the other two are milk thistle (Silybum marianum) and globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus). I prescribe dandelion in many forms either on its own or in herbal mixes with great clinical results. The … Read More