Seasonal transition with wonderful Echinacea

One of my favourite herbs is Echinacea. Not only is it a pretty flower also known as purple-headed coneflower, this beautiful herb also has a variety of uses and health benefits. Its effective for preventing colds, flus, shingles attacks, cold sores, any virus pretty much. It also seems to have anti-bacterial properties and I've also recommended it to reduce acne too. The way it works seems to be its alkylamides which help increase the white blood cells and thus straighten the immune system. Although it is commonly taken over autumn-winter. I personally use it when I feel run down and in between seasons, like this present time from spring-summer transition, just to provide that extra defence to fight off viruses faster. I absolutely swear by this remedy and its great for those of you who get a few colds a year,…
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Are you Gluten Intolerant?

If an individual with true gluten allergy also known as celiac disease has to avoid foods and beverages with gluten as it can cause a reaction in their gut almost immediately. I meet many people who also generally do not tolerate gluten very well. If you experience any or all of the symptoms below, chances are you may also be intolerant to gluten. No surprise to me considering so many foods contain it!! Feeling tired & heavy after bread & pasta Low energy levels Needing caffeine & stimulants Still hungry and craving more food after consuming a big meal. This may be sue to the gut being damaged by gluten and food then cannot absorb properly. Craving sweets after a meal with gluten (bread/pasta) to get sugar into the blood. Constipation or…
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Healthy Teeth with Nutrition

 Did you know your mouth is a barometer of your health? Many of us practitioners believe that the health of your teeth and gums reflects the health of the body too.  Over the last few years there has been a correlation with inflammation in the body or gut and with decay occurring in the mouth. Bad breath, also known as halitosis is mainly due to gut imbalances. And there are causal links to gum disease leading to heart disease. It appears that any dental disease: cavities, gum disease and weak, damaged teeth can be to some extent naturally repaired without fillings. Even dentists are beginning to understand the role that nutrition alone has on health. Vitamin C given for scurvy and is still a preventive vitamin for gum bleeding along with coenzyme Q10. Calcium, vitamin D,…
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