Monthly Archives: July 2013

Healing Summer Foods – This Season’s Vegetables are packed with Nutrients as well as flavour

Article in today’s Daily Express by “Medicinal Chef” Dale Pinnock. ARTICHOKES Globe artichokes are very high in inulin, a type of sugar that helps stabilise blood sugar levels by slowing the release of glucose from other foods. They also contain … Continue reading

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Herbs that can rub away the pain of creaky joints

Article in today’s Daily Mail. Scientists say run-on gels containing the herbs arnica and comfrey may ease the pain of arthritic joints. Researchers from Australia analysed a total of seven placebo-controlled studies which looked at rub-on joint relief products containing … Continue reading

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The GPs who say wacky alternative cures like herbs, hypnotism and Indian massage AREN’T hokum

Article in today’s Daily Mail by Karen Evennett – Homeopathic treatments are highly controversial, yet… – Half of all GPs are thought to provide access to unconventional medicines – And there are 400 GP members of the Faculty of Homeopathy … Continue reading

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Alcohol Is Killing An Increasing Number Of Women In Their 30s And 40s, Study Suggests

Article written by the Press Association and published on 19th July 2013. There has been a “worrying” increase in the number of women in their 30s and 40s who are dying from alcohol misuse, research suggests. Despite a downward national … Continue reading

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Migraines May Be Linked With Abnormal Blood Vessel Structure In The Brain – Try MigraHerb Feverfew to Prevent a Migraine Attack

Migraines have long thought to be caused by fluctuations in the chemicals of the brain – specifically when the level of serotonin decreases. But as no one really knows why the level of serotonin is decreasing, a new study has … Continue reading

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Lack of sleep can ‘double the signs of ageing skin and make it harder to recover from sunburn’

Reported by the Daily Mail, 27th July 2013 – Research found good sleepers repaired skin damage more quickly Lack of sleep could double the signs of skin ageing, including fine lines, claim researchers. A US study shows the skin of … Continue reading

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Summer Colds Are The Worst : 5 Quick Tips To Beat ‘The Bug’

Summertime! That special time of the year when the days are longer, the nights are shorter and the weather is perfect. Well, unless you are one of the unlucky ones who catches the Summer cold. It can make matters worse … Continue reading

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