Epsom Salts are an easy way to detoxify our body, whilst soaking in a nice warm bath with an ingredient most of us keep under the sink or in the medicine cabinetRead More
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Turmeric contains compounds that have powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. A growing body of research supports the notion that one such compound, curcumin, can inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Last year, one study found curcumin was more effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis than prescription anti-inflammatories.Read More
You don’t have to cut them all out but you could try a few and see but with every bite we take, we’re either balancing the pro- and anti-inflammatory compounds in the body, or tipping the scale to one end.Read More
How would I know if I have cellulitis?
Cellulitis can come on quickly, or may develop slowly over a few days. The area may be hot, red, swollen, tender or painful. Your body temperature may be raised, and you might feel like you have ‘flu (shivery, tiredness or nausea). Some people develop a rash or red streaks at the affected area. In some countries the word erysipelas is used to describe the same condition.Read More
Why? Because your body needs to be able to get rid of toxins with foods which contain high levels of nutrients, these nutrients assist in moving toxins out of the body, as well as keeping your body healthy and functioning properly.Read More
Take time-out , practise what you enjoy doing - swimming, listening to music, meditating, getting a gentle massage, learning relaxation techniques. And stepping back from the issues you are anxious about helps to clear your head.Read More
Dr Karen Herbst mentioned that we should be taking a supplement of bioflavanoids and in particular one called quercetin . She said that it was a good anti- histamine and especially good for us as we seem to carry a lot of histamine in our cells that caused itching in our lippy areas.Read More