Food as Medicine

2023-09-16T13:08:56+00:00By |Natural Nutrition|

Can we rely on food to fight colds and flu? The desire for self-improvement and the growing access to online healthcare information has fuelled the health trend of self-diagnosis and self-treatment globally. Functional foods and beverages can be used in place of some medicines. The second most desired functional benefit is immune support.

Black Seed – why all the fuss?

2024-01-29T07:00:35+00:00By |Natural Nutrition|

The saying ‘the beloved child has many names’ can be applied to the black, boat-shaped seed – Nigella sativa – as it goes by many monikers worldwide. It is most commonly called black seed, black cumin, or black caraway in English, and it has also been called Roman coriander or love-in-a-mist. It is known as ‘ketzahk’ in Hebrew, ‘chernuschka’ in Russian, and ‘kalonji’ in Hindi.

Nutritional Programme for Fasting

2023-06-26T10:43:55+00:00By |Natural Nutrition|

Fasting is a time-proven remedy. Animals instinctively fast when ill, and for thousands of years humans have used fasting as a healing and spiritual-religious process. In the opinion of Dr Elson Haas, fasting is the single greatest natural healing therapy and here he shares his nutritional programme for fasting.

An Appropriate Diabetes Diet

2024-04-09T14:10:55+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.

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