Eating Late

Our eating culture over the last few decades has changed. We used to eat our main meal at lunchtime and now we eat late into the night. Our digestive powers are at its greatest earlier on in the day and they diminish as the day goes on, they also diminish as we age. There is…

Is Fruit Good?

The answer is yes, but there are certain guidelines to ensure that we get the best from this food.   Always eat fruit on an empty stomach, so that’s in between meals or half an hour before a meal. Fruit passes through the stomach very quickly and if it is eaten after a meal, which…

The Deadly Nightshade Family

White Potatoes, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers (including chilli, paprika, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper and bell peppers) are the edible varieties of the deadly nightshade family and are full of nutrients. However, many of us suffer when we consume them and a lot is written about why we shouldn’t be eating them, but the evidence is…

Bile Acid Diarrhoea (BAD)

This affects 1:100 people and symptoms include urgent diarrhoea – even in the middle of the night – which is often accompanied with pain, gas and bloating, fatigue, nausea, indigestion, weight gain and even depression. Sufferers are always scanning for the nearest toilet and it can take over their life, there is no cure and…

Kefir – an ancient superfood

This is a fermented drink using kefir grains, which look like small cauliflower florets, and ideally made with raw, organic milk rather than the supermarket bought variety as it has far more nutrients. This milk ferments over a period of 24-48 hours to produce a thick, sour tasting drink which contains a huge amount of…

Squatting is best!

Yes I know it’s uncomfortable for some of you, especially when you go to the far flung corners of the globe and there is no choice, but honestly the toilet isn’t doing us any favours health wise. The issue is that there is a muscle close to the colon called the puborectalis and this is…

The Differences in Fibre

Soluble fibre, the kind found in cucumbers, beans, nuts and blueberries dissolves into a jelly like substance and helps to slow down the digestion. Insoluble fibre on the other hand which in found in vegetables such as celery, carrots, leafy greens and green beans does not dissolve and bulks the stool up which helps moves…

432 Hz Frequency Music

432 Hz music (also known as Verdi’s ‘A’) is a music pitch that resonates with nature and is known to create universal harmony within us when we listen to it. The ancient Greeks used this pitch as do the Tibetan monks in their singing bowls. 432 Hz is connected with numbers and was used to build…

80% of all Detoxes Fail, Why?

Because you are unsure of what you are doing Your enthusiasm wanes You suffer detox symptoms so give up Pre-detox preparation is not planned well CRUCIALLY, THERE IS NO SUPPORT OR GUIDANCE   WHY IS OURS DIFFERENT? We Offer: An easy to follow plan with plenty of food choices – there’s no chance of going hungry…

Vitamin D

This vitamin has been brought to our attention over the last couple of years as most of us living in the northern hemisphere are sadly lacking in the best source available, the sun! Vitamin D is required by every system in the body and recent research has shown that extremely low levels are usually found…

Adrenal Glands

These glands can be found just above the kidneys and they secrete the hormones cortisol and DHEA in response to the stresses and strains of everyday life whether it be physical, emotional or psychological. Cortisol however is the main one and it can be your friend but it can also be your enemy. Most of…

The Art of Relaxation for Health

IBS, acid reflux, back pain and insomnia are some of the conditions that are known to be stress related and account for a large proportion of the GPs workload. A recent 8 week study in the USA followed 4,000 people while they learned the art of relaxation for 3 hours per week, with positive psychology…