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Merran Lusher

Over the last 30 years, the drive towards convenience foods to support our busy, working lives has sky rocketed and with that – sugar cravings, and the evolution, or should I say devolution of our taste buds. The advance in technology and demands of our modern age have had a massive impact on our diet, lifestyle and subsequent physical,... [read more]

Areti Grigoriou

Do you feel exhausted? Check your adrenals. What is the adrenal fatigue? Adrenal exhaustion can develop after lengthy periods of intense physical or emotional stress when chronic overstimulation of the glands leave them unable to meet your body's needs. Adrenal fatigue is one of the most common hormonal health disorders that we see as naturopathic specialists in hormone health.,... [read more]

Linda Burke

The T H I N K Protocol: Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Decline are preventable and reversible. Personalized Detoxification, Diet and Lifestyle Plan helping to beat Cognitive Decline. (based on the research of  Dr. Dale Breslin.) If you fear your mental powers are slipping and suspect you may be developing Alzheimer's disease, or even if you have been... [read more]

Adam Przygoda

Thyroid Disorders - holistic approach

Posted by Adam Przygoda 1209 Days Ago

Hypothyroidism I have had quite a few requests with regards to thyroid problems and therefore decided to share some information about Thyroid disorders in general starting from hypothyroidism.  I believe that a holistic approach is the best solution agreeing in that with what dr. Brwonstein and prof. Lustig.   What is hypothyroidism? In simple terms, it is a situation in... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

As a food expert with knowledge of inflammatory foods I know that most people do very well with champagne and dry white wines. Red wines are not so well tolerated because they have much higher levels of histamine as well as the poorly tolerated tannins. Spirits and beers are even more problematic because of their yeast... [read more]

Gillian Day

1. Make some space - Take 15 minutes per day and do something nice for yourself; read something you love, take a walk, phone or Skype an old friend (texting and whatsapp are not the same!), or soak in a warm bath (for a deep relaxation and detoxification epsom salt bath – click here). If you are... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Helping you to understand how electromagnetic stress can affect your health. What is electromagnetic stress? Our exposure to electricity has increased by a phenomenal amount.  Our houses are increasingly filled with gadgetry, time saving devices, lighting, TVs, and music centres. At work most of us spend the majority of the day on a computer and surrounded by electrical... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Here’s a reason why “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” According to new research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (, oral ingestion of apple polyphenols (antioxidants found in apple peels) can suppress T cell activation to prevent colitis in mice. This study is the first to show a role for T cells... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

It is now common knowledge that we share our bodies with friendly bacteria that perform a host of beneficial functions to ward off disease. Scientists have discovered that up until the turn of the last century, our soil and food chain was teeming with medicinal superbugs called Soil Based Organisms (SBOs) which prevented many of today's... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Cucumber is alkaline in nature and can cure an acidic stomach. For a bloated and irritable stomach, turn to cucumbers, which are alkaline and will help cool down the stomach. It is so cool that people with peptic ulcers can also take two to three cucumbers every day in order to get relief. Run two cucumbers... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

I became convinced about natural therapies when I experienced a summer without hayfever. For most of my life, summer had been a season to survive, not to enjoy, as I stayed in doors to avoid the pollen. My 'A' levels were a nightmare of streaming nose and watering eyes. It was a hot summer and the... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Coffee is the new green tea! Many studies have recently been published suggesting coffee is not the health-damaging beverage it’s been portrayed to be; research now suggests coffee can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, stroke, and cancers of the liver, kidney and prostate. Coffee lowers your blood glucose level and may even... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Research from the Mayo Clinic, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease found that diets rich in carbohydrates are associated with an 89% increased risk for dementia. However a diet rich in healthful fats like fish oils is associated with a 44% reduced risk. The research demonstrates that Alzheimer’s and dementia is a LIFESTYLE condition and... [read more]

Cynthia Sillars

Why test for minerals, and how do they play a part in our health? We all aim to eat our 5 a day, stick to wholegrains and eat a healthy amount of oily fish and lean meats. But making sure you have the right level of zinc, calcium, selenium, potassium, chromium, niacin, thiamine… the list goes on,... [read more]