Vitamin D is being recognised more and more as an essential vitamin that is found to be beneficial in building stronger bones and teeth, modulating cell growth, supporting immune system function and contributing to normal muscle function. Vitamin D deficiency has been documented in many populations worldwide, including children. The main source of vitamin D […]

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Dr Sandi Nye ‘Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.’ ~ Mary Schmich, 19971 SUNSCREEN PROTECTION FACTORS Zealous advertisers advocate sun­screen products with sun protection factors (SPFs) ranging from 15 to 100+. But how much of this is scientifically validated, and how much is spin-doctoring […]

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Dr Goldberg explores the impact of the psycho-spiritual on both the development and treatment of cancer.   In a previous article, ‘A new light on cancer treatment’, we looked at an integrated way of managing cancer by removing all external and internal environmental agencies that promote cancer growth, creating a positive lifestyle that supports healthy […]

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We are plagued by the pollutants of our modern world, which threaten our health and well-being on a daily basis. Thankfully we can turn to ancient methods of detoxification to ensure some measure of protection over toxic invasion. Wouldn’t it be nice to live in a pollution-free environment, where we drank only the purest of […]

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Few subjects on health are as riddled with myths and misconceptions as the question of the sun and its presumed role in contributing to skin cancer. This intriguing subject deserves closer scrutiny. The sun has been demonised in recent decades as being the source of escalating skin cancers in modern times. This has resulted in […]

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Although mainstream medication is necessary at times, there are many occasions where a natural approach to illness is the wiser choice. Every day we run the risk of contracting some illness or other, be it serious or not so serious. With winter upon us, for example, influenza, bronchitis and colds may be lurking just around […]

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– Causes for addiction and how mindfulness meditation can help with them Mindfulness meditation can free us from the negative emotions that hold us prisoner, thereby helping us overcome addictions. One of the first steps in dealing with addiction is to discover the emotional cause of it, whether it is fear, depression, anxiety, or pessimism. […]

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A ‘prevention is better than cure’ way of living stresses the importance of nourishing, supporting and strengthening your body to promote vitality, instead of waiting for illness or symptoms to manifest. We as South Africans tend to dread winter, especially as it is associated with frequent colds and a vulnerable immune system. But the importance […]

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As winter approaches, we all dread falling victim to the attack of the cold and flu viruses that are doing their rounds, especially with the change of season. Taking vitamin C may be at the top of your ‘to do list’ to banish those winter sniffles, but will it really help? The questions asked by […]

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Tried and tested, with a harmonious blend of science and personal caring, Tibb’s holistic approach to healthcare focuses on education and stresses the importance of empowering individuals to take responsibility for their health and well-being. Of the many challenges facing mankind in this millennium, one of the most important is the availability of effective and […]

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