Chew your way to good health

Did you know that your teeth can easily undermine ALL your other efforts to be healthy? Good dental health is critical at all stages of your life and will promote healthy ageing and well-being. There are several reasons for having great dental health but this could be the most important! Because your teeth are theContinue reading “Chew your way to good health”

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”

Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation

Chronic Inflammation We often hear discussions about inflammation but what exactly is chronic inflammation and why does ageing cause it? We’ve all seen ‘acute inflammation’. Usually, we recognize it as a swelling that is red and warm to touch. Often this will follow an injury of some sort – perhaps a cut, a burn, orContinue reading “Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation”

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 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’”

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