Water: flow and essence of life

Our bodies are mostly water so to stay healthy we must drink 3 or more litres a day. Many illnesses can be cured or prevented just by drinking water.

Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs

Is Gluten giving me pains and bloating? Gluten can cause digestive problems in non Celiacs as well as those with Celiac Disease. Although gluten is well known to cause the serious and debilitating symptoms of Celiac Disease and affected people have four different types of antibodies, many others have gluten sensitivity. Many of us, whoContinue reading “Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs”

Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being

If you feel depressed, undermotivated or have headaches, you might need to boost your dopamine and/or serotonin? What have depression, headaches, pleasure & gut problems in common? Recent research suggests that almost everything we experience is strongly influenced by our gut bacteria! We refer to our deep intuitional feelings as ‘gut feelings’ and some haveContinue reading “Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being”

Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?

Critical roles in cancer prevention, healthy thyroid, heart & mind You might never have heard about the importance of consuming Selenium. However it is critical that you eat enough, but not too much Selenium rich food to live a longer, healthier life! Selenium is a critical trace element and a recent study of blood donorsContinue reading “Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?”

Healthy Oleic Acid in Olive Oil and Sesame Oil

Olive oil is consumed in all Mediterranean diets but American researchers overlooked this critical food! Oleic acid in Olive oil slows the aging process by reducing inflammation. Good research but bad result – Why? A large number of people in many countries of the world have really poor health. Some of this has occurred becauseContinue reading “Healthy Oleic Acid in Olive Oil and Sesame Oil”

Dark chocolate – Jeanne Calment’s secret of Longevity?

When I read that in her last years, Jeanne Calment, the oldest woman to ever live ate a kilogram of chocolate, or more, each week, I wondered whether eating chocolate is the secret of longevity? Jeanne also doused her food in olive oil as well as using olive oil on her skin and if youContinue reading “Dark chocolate – Jeanne Calment’s secret of Longevity?”

Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences

Vitamin D is critical to good health Many of us know that our bodies can make Vitamin D when our skin is exposed to sunlight and in a previous blog, I discussed how human migration has been a major factor in our current epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency. Here, I’m going to discuss some ofContinue reading “Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences”

Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’

How I discovered I needed Vitamin E Gall bladder problems and Cholecystectomy Six months after I gave birth to my baby Alexia, I became very jaundiced. I had some pain under my right ribs and felt unwell after eating some meals, but it was when my stools turned white and my urine was almost black,Continue reading “Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’”

Seven reasons why the world still hasn’t beaten COVID-19

1. Human factor 1: Vaccines have been given as a priority in wealthy countries when spread is likely to be greatest amongst the poor It is well recognized that the world does not treat its inhabitants equally. There are of course many different factors underlying this including wars and corruption not to mention uncontrollable factorsContinue reading “Seven reasons why the world still hasn’t beaten COVID-19”

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