Daleen interviews Sally Carstens on tips to conceal the taste of fish oil supplements, recommended daily maintenance dosage, building your fatty acid pool due to deficiency – and what the symptoms are of essential fatty acid deficiency. Please follow and like us:

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Detoxing has been practiced for millennia and is all the more important today as we live in an increasingly toxic environment. Choose a detox programme to suit yourself and start your new year clean. Are you hoping for a clean start in the New Year? Detoxification is one of the first steps to take if […]

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Just as with people, allergies are not uncommon in our pets and any cat or dog can develop allergies at any time during their lives. However, some dog breeds are more predisposed than others; for example: Jack Russells, Staffies, Westies, Retrievers, Bulldogs etc. SYMPTOMS Allergies happen when the immune system recognises what are usually harmless […]

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Did you know that when a person coughs, air may move through the trachea at a speed of more than 480 KPH? The cough reflex is a natural physiological response to irritation. It is an important defense mechanism that plays a major role in maintaining the integrity of the airways and can be voluntary or […]

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Q.: I have an 8-year-old son who battles to concentrate and focus in class. He can’t keep still, and fidgets a lot. I’ve been told he must go on medication, but I’d prefer the herbal way. Please help, I’m desperate! Thato DR SANDI NYE RELIES: It must be very challenging for both you and your […]

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Are you tired, overweight, anxious and despondent? Do you believe that no one can help you get better? Are you depressed because no one understands your condition? Do you feel as if your thyroid gland is underactive, yet all the tests are normal? Are you always cold? If you answered ‘yes’ to all of these, […]

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Goat’s milk has been the milk of choice throughout most of the world for centuries, apart from most Western countries where cow’s milk has reigned supreme. But this is now changing as the health benefits of goat’s milk become more apparent. Milk is a very important component of our diet because it is one of […]

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Today’s trend towards natural methods for promoting health has made probiotics a hot topic. These ‘good’ bacteria promote health, balance and efficient functioning of the digestive system. They have a number of benefits and uses, and offer a proactive approach to health and well-being. With the development of modern society, our way of life is […]

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  The origin of salt therapy, known as halotherapy, dates back to the mid-19th century when it was used to relieve asthma, lung disease and allergies. This natural, non-invasive treatment is still used today to enhance health and well-being. Inhaling the healing properties of salt can sometimes make halotherapy (‘halo’ is Greek for ‘salt’) a […]

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One of the most common gut infections of all is an overgrowth of a kind of yeast called Candida albicans – a tiny microbe which has the potential to cause myriad health problems. The infection is technically called candidiasis. This is what is meant by a yeast infection. The minute microbe Candida albicans multiplies, migrates […]

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