Think of an Aero chocolate compared with a solid bar – the word osteoporosis (from the Greek for ‘bone’ and ‘pore’) tells us that the affected bones have holes in their structure. Osteoporosis has been called the ‘silent disease’, progressing without any outward sign, sometimes for decades, until a fracture occurs. Today, regular bone mineral […]

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80% of us will experience acne at some point in our life, but for some the psychological impact can be more severe than the condition itself. Acutane, synthetic hormones and antibiotics are not benign drugs and come with side effects and risks – there are alternative effective options. The skin is constantly supplied with oil […]

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‘As the twig is bent, so grows the tree’ ~ William Garner Sutherland (1873 – 1954), founder of cranial osteopathy Osteopathic philosophy is based on the idea that the body works best when it moves as nature intended. ‘When you have adjusted the physical to its normal demands, nature supplies the remainder.’ ~ Dr Andrew […]

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It is easy to say that menopause is merely a state of mind until it actually happens and you feel there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. Although menopause is a natural process, and you know you are not alone, the symptoms persist year after year, and then it really is not that […]

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While certain foods may not be directly responsible for pimple and acne outbreaks, there are those nutrients that undoubtedly help repair damaged skin, contain flare-ups and maintain a healthy, glowing complexion. Having to live with acne at any age is both frustrating and distressing. But don’t despair as you can turn to a healthy diet […]

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Adolescence is a crucial period of rapid change. A focus on sensible nutrition during these years can help to lay the foundation for a long and healthy life. This article highlights the role of key nutrients and where best to find them. Adolescence is the gateway to adult- hood, not only heralding critical physical changes […]

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