Lower your Blood Pressure Naturally

20 Jul 2015
Lower your Blood Pressure Naturally

Too many people suffer with hypertension today for one reason or another, and many would like to find natural ways to avoid drugs – well, there are numerous ways to do this naturally. , Here are just 5 tips to help you do just that – 5 simple things you can try immediately. Bear in mind too, that the main cause of hypertension is inflamed arteries, so we need to lower that inflammation to begin to address hypertension. (See too the article on Vitamin K2 for healthy arteries). Here are the 5 tips: 1. Stop grains and sugar – these are at the ROOT of the inflammatory cascade that takes.

6 Things to avoid if you suffer from sore Joints/Arthritis

28 May 2015

Have you ever had sore joints or perhaps suffer from arthritis? There are foods you can avoid which actually cause pain in the joints. If you are in constant pain, try these suggestions: Deadly nightshade veggies: peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, aubergine. These can cause joint pain in some people, so you may wish to avoid them. Not everyone is vulnerable though, so experiment with one food at a time. Seed Oils (or “vegetable” oil): these are often made from disgusting soybeans, corn, cottonseed, sunflower, safflower and grapeseed oils – all of which are highly inflammatory, apart from being very toxic to the body. The high omega-6 content of these oils (which.

5 ways to get rid of Heartburn & Reflux forever

28 May 2015
5 ways to get rid of Heartburn & Reflux forever

If you suffer from relentless heartburn and reflux, these tips should help you. But I need to tell you that 99% of people who think they have too much acid, actually have too little acid. The symptoms are the same. So suppressing it with medication to prevent acid production is kind of crazy, when what you need is more acid. But I’ll get to that. I’d also check with your doctor to make sure that there is not an ulcer present, H.pylori or anything else going on, and if you are given the all-clear then it’s time to try natural remedies. Heartburn can be so painful that you need something.

Tips for Treating Heartburn Naturally

22 Jan 2014
Tips for Treating Heartburn Naturally

If you struggle with heartburn, you’re not alone.  Heartburn is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), often simply called “reflux,” in which acid and stomach enzymes rise from the stomach into the esophagus, much like water bubbling into a sink from a plugged drain.  Modifying your diet and lifestyle really is the most effective way to deal with this. Try these suggestions: 

How the "Healthy Heart" Diet can make you sick

08 Jul 2013
How the "Healthy Heart" Diet can make you sick

As a strong believer in the low carb high fat diet, I want to share with you what a true-life story of a lovely woman in Cape Town who has had a shocking experience, and who is passionate enough to want to make her story known to help others. Here are some snippets from Amanda’s story – she writes this to the Dietician who she consulted. Fortunately this story has a happy ending.  Please note, I am the Nutritionist she came to see, I am NOT the dietician and this letter is NOT to me, it’s merely here to help you.

Are You a Candidate for Type II Diabetes?

08 Jul 2013

How do you know if you’re at risk? Physical symptoms are a good warning – those to look out for include: The appearance of slow-spreading brownish-red (occasionally yellowish) discolorations on the shins is often an early warning sign of possible adult onset (type II) diabetes.  These may also be blue or reddish-blue.  

Drinking Tea May Prevent Ovarian Cancer

08 Jul 2013

Sometimes we badly want to know that something we really enjoy can be healthy too.  With all the things we can’t eat or drink today, it’s refreshing to know there’s one substance that is proving to be a real boon health-wise according to recent studies.

Stress

08 Jul 2013
Stress

We are all stressed today – that’s a fact. We’re exhausted, overworked, overwhelmed and stressed to the hilt about almost everything. Of course we know there is good stress and bad stress – but it’s the unrelenting stress of meeting deadlines or coping with something you can’t change, that seems to take it’s toll on the body.  Constant stress, whether physical in terms of a chronic illness, abuse, sadness or work stress – will eventually lead to some sort of burnout or deep depression if not addressed. 

Psoriasis

08 Jul 2013
Psoriasis

Many people today are struggling with a nasty condition called psoriasis, and while there are conflicting opinions as to what helps or causes this condition, it doesn’t hurt to improve your nutritional status and try something new if all else has failed. Psoriasis is a skin ailment where the cells of a particular section of the skin on the body (arms, head, face or anywhere else) grow much faster than the other surrounding cells, causing scabs and reddening of the skin.  People with psoriasis are often extremely sensitive about this as in some cases it can look a little unsightly.  Although it is not contagious, it’s embarrassing and difficult for.

Fixing Fatty Liver Disease

08 Jul 2013
Fixing Fatty Liver Disease

Have you ever heard of Fatty Liver Disease (FLD)?  It’s usually something alcoholics land up with, but there’s another kind too – Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), and this is becoming alarmingly common in our society today thanks to all the fructose and other rubbish in our food.  FLD can progress to liver inflammation, cirrhosis and liver cancer, and storing excess fat here markedly increases the risk for diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, obesity, many cancers and premature death. Awful!  So how do we avoid this?  Simple – restrict your carbs!