Shiitake is an intelligent mushroom! I’ve said it. Call me crazy but if you were to do the research, you would support my statement. For example, a chemical in shiitake could activate various components of the immune system1,2 and modulate its response to fight viruses, cancer, arthritis and even allergies.   Shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes) […]

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There has been a lot of controversy around the safety of non-stick pans and other cookware in recent years – with good reason. Be aware of what is used in the manufacture of your pots and pans so that you can prepare your family meals safely. You may have taken steps towards eating more healthily […]

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The omega fatty acids in fish support and maintain healthy bones and joints, vision, the immune system, mood and most of all, the heart and cardiovascular system. Clinical strength Purest Omega 3 is a highly potent, non-GMO fish oil, containing an impressive 85% omega-3 concentration in each 1 000 mg soft gel capsule. Not all […]

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Most women will experience cystitis or a urinary tract infection (UTI) at least once in their lifetime. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, caused mostly by E.coli bacteria.* Women are more susceptible to recurring cystitis or UTIs due to the shorter length of the urethra. Symptoms of cystitis or UTIs may include: Frequent need to […]

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Each BaoCare™ product combines organic wild harvested Baobab oil with natural plant extracts known for their skin healing properties. These expertly blended skincare solutions also contain essential oils known for their beneficial aromatherapy properties. There are 5 products in the range: BaoCare Tissue Oil Enriched with Vitamin E, this tissue oil is especially formulated as a […]

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The annual report ‘Trends in Healthy Aging – A Multi-Generational Perspective’ published by the Natural Marketing Institute’s (NMI) reveals that cognitive health has become of utmost importance and a common worry not only for the elderly, but also for younger generations. The report’s finding stems from a survey conducted in over 3 600 people in […]

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An alternative solution for back pain and bad posture is non-invasive, non-forceful Inversion Therapy, which was used as early as 400 BC by Hippocrates, who suspended patients upside down on a ladder, to allow gravity to exercise therapeutic traction. In the 1960s, Dr Robert Martin (an osteopath, chiropractic and medical doctor) introduced the ‘Gravity Guidance […]

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Q: I am tired of the side effects of oral medications. Please tell me a bit more about transdermal patch treatment and what it can be used for. N.I. DR SANDI NYE REPLIES: A high absorption rate, directly into the bloodstream, can be achieved with many substances that are delivered transdermally, without the risk of […]

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Many people experience the common problem of stiff and tight hips. Sitting at a desk for long periods of time or doing activities and sports that include running, cycling and jumping can stiffen the front hip flexors and make the outer hips tight. However, having tight hips is not just related to physical tension. Have […]

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Why is CHD-FA such an exciting raw ingredient? Description: CHD-FA (Carbohydrate-derived fulvic acid) is a substance that is steadily gaining respect as on-going research highlights both its safety and its many health benefits. CHD-FA is used in a wide range of health products to assist in the treatment of inflammatory, bacterial and fungal conditions. For […]

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