Why does high blood pressure develop? It can depend on genetics, ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, food choices, stress levels, nicotine or alcohol addiction and if you are male or female. Can natural therapies make a difference?
What has gone wrong in our understanding of the role of fat in our food choices? The balance of fats is important and some are essential for our health. Fats are a major source of energy, along with carbohydrates and … Read More
Prescribed medicines don’t always give the magical relief promised by advertising and marketing. Constant pain alters and often sabotages our perceptions on our ability to enjoy quality-of-life. Does chronic pain put us into a dark place where we see no … Read More
There’s no doubt that we have been lulled into thinking that dementia is inevitable but that’s not exactly true. Retaining brain function is not really difficult if we know how. What nutriments should we focus on? What activities should we … Read More
We call the community of bugs that live in our intestines gut microbiota. It is sometimes called the body’s “forgotten organ” playing an important role beyond digestion and metabolism. Mostly, the bacteria and our gut live in harmony. How do … Read More
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are available under a variety of proprietary names and are brilliantly marketed. But, they might not be as squeaky-clean as the advertising implies. Is there sufficient engagement at the time of purchase to outline the safety concerns? … Read More
Brain function is always a hot topic as we age. Our brain becomes overloaded with information and recall becomes diminished. Understanding this process reassures us that brain fog can be minimized. Are there tests for Vitamin B12 levels?
Our gut does more than help us digest food. The bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in mental health, sleep, weight gain and cognition. What food keeps our gut bacteria happy? What is a probiotic?
If a midday energy slump is common in your life, there are some simple strategies to follow. Diet, exercise and hydration all play a role to ensure that you will be energized across the day. Is breakfast important? How much … Read More
What the experts tell us to improve our health and well being sounds simple. Three things are necessary – sensible food choices, moderate exercise each day and an enjoyable circle of family and friends. What’s complicated about that? Click here … Read More