1) Adrenal depletion / Chronic stress Stress at work and/or at home, long working hours, poor diet, lack of exercise and sleep cause chronic stress resulting in feeling fatigued and lethargic even when at rest. Cortisol, the stress hormone produced by the adrenals, regulates blood sugar levels and thus contributes directly to weight gain when [...]
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Bee pollen for weight loss Bee pollen is one of the richest and purest natural foods known to men. It's a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals and proteins, supplying us with almost every essential nutrient necessary for good health. I have been successfully using it with patients wanting to lose weight. Why it works? Some of [...]
Green smoothies include a variety of fresh or frozen produce, including green leafy vegetables. They are a great and easy way to increase the amount of raw fruits and vegetables in your diet. Consuming just one smoothie each day provides an enjoyable and easy alternative to a plate of vegetables or a bowl of fruit. [...]
Intestinal parasites are often overlooked as a potential cause of disease in the digestive system and in many other seemingly unrelated health concerns such as headaches, joint pain, mood disorders, insomnia, anxiety, brain fog, and many others. Therefore parasite treatment options are important to consider, especially in chronic health conditions. I have a special [...]
EAT MORE FIBRE DAILY – IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE! Digestive complaints and discomfort are so common nowadays indicating that we are not eating enough gut-friendly foods, are stressed out and sleep-deprived, and generally 'too busy' to look after ourselves properly. Majority of my clients know that dietary fibre is important for their health but [...]
Avocados certainly are one of the world's most perfect foods: compact, easy to get and keep, can be included in lunch boxes without spoiling and be cut just before eating. They are a truly fantastic 21st century food for busy people from all walks of life plus avocado recipes are quick and easy to make [...]
Are you tempted to buy the cheap supermarket milk? Think again and be better informed to make healthier choices for you and your children! Things you need to know before you buy milk Choose full-fat organic milk - commercially available milk that has been pasteurised, homogenised, had fat removed, comes from cows treated with antibiotics [...]
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 day than a soothing cup [...]
Chia seed’s (Salvia hispanica) popularity is growing as the many health benefits of chia seeds become more known. Doing research for this article helped me to expand my understanding of how good chia seeds really are for us, and subsequently I now ‘prescribe’ chia seeds to most of my clients! So if you're not familiar [...]
Coffee is in the news regularly and it seems the body of data suggests that it could be beneficial for a number of medical conditions is steadily growing. It's an amazingly potent collection of biologically active compounds which have far reaching effects on the body. As such it needs to be perceived and respected as [...]