Holistic Articles - Diet & Nutrition

From PMS to Perimenopause

While most of us are familiar with PMS, it’s typically not understood by doctors. Very little research is in play to understand the intricate balance of our hormones, and PMS and peri-menopause are often ignored or mistreated with prescription drugs such as the birth control pill, or... → more

Are Your Food Allergies Making You Fat?

Are hidden food allergies making you gain weight? Have you been trying several diets and exercise regimens religiously, and are yet unable to lose weight? It could be possible that you may be suffering from hidden food allergies. Sudden onset v/s slow onset food allergies. Most people think that... → more

A Guide to Diet and Nutrition

The terms nutrition and diet always tend to come up in the same context. Although they are closely related to each other, there is a difference between the two; nutrition refers to the assimilation of food necessary for health, growth and replacement of tissues whereas diet refers to the kinds... → more

Water! Which One To Choose From?

Water... This amazing matter found everywhere on our beautiful planet and in ourselves. Without it, there would simply be no Life of any forms. Water is the source of any life forms, from the creation of our planet to the last state of the human evolution passing by the ... → more

5 Reasons To Eat Breakfast!

We’ve all heard it before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.Do we really know why, though? Instead of simply telling you that you need to eat breakfast, here are at least 4 benefits to starting your day with a nutritious... → more

Crystals for Weight Loss

I was chomping at the bit to write this article as it covers so many categories; and if you are anything like me, where weight flies on to the old hips in a blink of an eye and while back turned, then this is the article for you. With... → more

How to Manage Stress Through the Power of Nutrition

I have designed this article as a step by step approach for you to better your understanding of the relationship between stress and your levels of nutrition. There is a handout below to accompany your workings and plan how to move forward organically and authentically to find the right fuel... → more

The Humble Oat (Avena Sativa) - Herbal Help for Anxiety and Depression

With many patients I see, there is often an anxiety or stress element underlying their symptom picture, this can present either as anxiety itself, or as an complication to other problems, such as chronic fatigue states, skin conditions, digestive upsets and cardiovascular issues . When this is the case herbalists can... → more

Wheatgrass Juice

It is one of nature's most powerful source of nutrition. It contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Wheatgrass juice contains chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is often referred to as the blood of plant life as it closely resembles the molecules of human red blood cell. It has been... → more

Blood Sugar Balance and Multiple Sclerosis

THE  MEANING OF LOW BLOOD SUGAR ​HYPOGLYCAEMIA is the formal name for low blood sugar.  Hypo is the greek word for low and glycaemia means sugar or glucose. Low blood sugar is the body chemistry condition where the amount of glucose in the blood is below the amount... → more

Spring Tonics: Time to Renew and Restore the Body’s Systems

Long before refrigeration and supermarkets, winter meant relying on foods that would keep for long periods of time. You survived the winter eating beans, potatoes, bread, meat and anything else that was stored or caught. These foods filled you to be sure, however, they lacked the vitamins and minerals to... → more

Cinnamon - Warming Culinary Spice and Helpful Herbal Medicine

For those of you who cook, you will know that cinnamon (Cinnamonum verum) is a fantastic addition to food which adds a distinctive and delicious aromatic flavour to recipes both sweet and savoury.  Coming from the inner bark of the stem of the cinnamon tree, cinnamon  comes in... → more