It's that time of year again... cold and flu season. What we eat, drink and think has a dramatic effect on our immune system and general health and wellbeing. Here are my top tips for preventing colds and flus...
IMMUNE TEA RECIPE
This blend of herbs has traditionally been used by naturopaths and herbalists to support a fever and help the body fight off infection. It contains herbal medicines which are suitable for all ages.
5 FOODS TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION
Research shows that inflammation is a key mediator in the development of cardiovascular disease, obesity, autoimmune conditions, depression, chronic pain, dementia and many other health conditions that we are seeing on the rise in today’s times. This is partly due to the food we are eating - what we eat can either increase or decrease our bodies inflammatory response.
ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?
Vitamin D in the body acts as both a vitamin and a hormone. By far the most important function of vitamin D is that it aids in absorption of calcium and phosphorus through our intestines. Adequate vitamin D levels are essential for a healthy pregnancy and levels should be screened prior to conception.
SILLY SEASON SURVIVAL TIPS
The Christmas parties have well and truly begun and the frivolities are showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Here are our top tips for surviving the festive season.