Celebrating Youth in Permaculture

2023-05-25T06:39:37+00:00By |Natural Living|

‘Get more out of life by using less’: This is the essence of permaculture – an ecologically sound way of living that can be applied to households, gardens, communities and businesses. Today’s youth are embracing this concept and spreading the word.

Nourishment for the Eyes

2023-05-23T16:18:54+00:00By |Improving Health|

Your eyes are precious – you only need to have minor eye problems to have an idea what it must be like to face reduced vision or blindness. Jeanne Viall looks at ways to give nourishment to the eyes, as well as the eyes and various life stages.

An Appropriate Diabetes Diet

2023-05-23T10:04:31+00:00By |Natural Nutrition|

Diabetes is not a stand-alone illness as it is the cause of several conditions, some of which are life-threatening, including heart disease, kidney failure, Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Many people who have diabetes do not know they have it. This article by Patrick Holford gives dietary advice on how best to control diabetes.

Why is there a need for a paradigm shift in medicine?

2023-05-25T07:43:27+00:00By |Experts|

The ancient Greek goddess Hygieia represented the concept of maintaining health, i.e. prevention of disease, and her sister Panakeia the knowledge of remedies, i.e. treatment of disease. Dr Richards highlights how these two concepts relate to the different models of medicine today, and advocates alternative modalities such as chiropractic care.

Spotlight on Taurine

2023-05-11T11:43:22+00:00By |Natural Remedies|

Taurine (a key ingredient in Red Bull) is a sulfur-containing amino acid that is naturally produced in the human body and found in certain foods such as meat, fish and dairy products. It has been marketed as a supplement for a variety of health benefits, including improving athletic performance as it may improve endurance and reduce muscle damage and fatigue, especially in older adults.

Coma Care – the patient as teacher

2023-05-25T07:36:04+00:00By |Mind, Body, Soul|

I am very grateful to my many teachers, most of whom are young unemployed men who engage in high-risk behaviours (such as violence, road accidents etc.) that have left them traumatised. Hardly teacher material one would think. Yet these teachers may be the very people to open up the bottleneck that is evident in medicine today – where solutions are sought from experts using generic tools for a condition, rather than empowering individuals to find inner solutions.

ABC with Omega-3

2023-04-28T12:26:56+00:00By |Children's Corner|

Nutrition is an important factor in providing children with the building blocks they need for optimal cognitive development, and recent research highlights the role omega-3 fatty acids may play in reading, cognition and behaviour in children.

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