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Super Foods – The Year of Quinoa

2013 was named the “Year of Quinoa” by United Nations General Assembly, so let’s find out why it is so special.  Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is a tiny, bead shaped grain with a bitter flavour. It is gluten free so is suitable for anyone with a gluten intolerance or conditions such as crohn’s or colitis. And […]

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If you don’t eat meat, where do you get your protein from?

Many of you will know that you get protein from vegetables! It is an essential part of a healthy diet. It forms the building blocks for your muscles, blood, immune system and more. And if you aren’t getting enough fuel in the form of carbohydrates and fats to run your body properly, it will take energy from […]

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How to live with pet intolerances

We intolerance test over 600 different items, ranging from tree pollen to fruits and many others in between. But sometimes there is a product which you want testing that we do not offer. What happens if you want your specific pet hair testing against your own sample to see if you are intolerant? When this happens, we […]

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An Orange a day keeps the doctor away

An orange comes from the citrus family along with lemons, limes and a host of others and is usually (strangely enough) orange. They are available all year round from various warm countries around the globe and are packed full of nutrition. A single orange contains almost 100% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C, […]

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Super Foods – Herbal Teas

Whether you start your day with an invigorating cup of tea, or wind down with a soothing cup at bedtime, herbal teas are an easy and delicious way to add beneficial herbs to your diet. Many are naturally caffeine free, providing a healthy alternative to traditional black tea and coffee for those looking to limit […]

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Flu prevention

To help you today, here are some natural ways to prevent the flu, none of which include an injection with a needle of any sort. Have a cup of hot water with lemon each morning before you have anything else. This is a great way of giving your body a shot of Vitamin C before […]

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White feathers background, close-up full frame image of furry snow white contour feathers composed as soft carpet, viewed from above

Do you have an intolerance to feathers?

Feathers add a luxurious feel to everything when added to your beddings and pillows. Feathers add comfort and warmth, especially during the year’s colder months. However, there may be better ideas than having feathers in bedding for some individuals. Feather allergy means that you get specific symptoms upon inhaling or touching feathers. Feather allergy symptoms […]

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Why is chocolate bad for you?

Everyone knows that too much chocolate can be bad for you, but do we really know why? New research shows that not only does it cause fatty deposits to build up over the consumer’s body (usually in the least desirable places!) but regular c consumption can lead to weaker bones and osteoporosis. Females eating chocolate […]

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Human Immune System And Bacteria

Boosting your immune system

A healthy lifestyle offers many benefits, which include preventing chronic illnesses and strengthening your body’s immunity. The immune system is your body’s way of protecting itself from diseases and infections. That’s why vaccines are used to prevent specific illnesses from affecting you. You must change your lifestyle and maintain healthy routines to strengthen your immunity. […]

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Super Foods – Avocados

Avocados (or sometimes ‘Alligator Pears’) are a fruit, containing a large seed inside it. They are grown in tropical climates and one avocado tree can grow up to 1,200 avocados annually. They are often described as a super food as they lower cholesterol levels, protect against breast cancer thanks to the high levels of oleic […]

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Could alcohol be causing your symptoms?

What do you think when you look at this picture? Are you already looking forward to your alcohol drink later today? Unsurprisingly, there will be some people who have different reactions. Many people don’t drink because they simply don’t like it or have had a bad experience with it. Yet some people know that alcohol […]

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