Feel like hibernating this winter?

The short days and long nights of winter can trigger feelings of depression, lethargy, fatigue and other problems. This condition is called SAD or seasonal affective disorder. This occurs because you are not getting enough natural light exposure. Melatonin (your sleepy hormone) rises with increased darkness and Serotonin (your happy hormone) lowers without adequate light exposure.

Food Allergies on the Rise

Food allergies on the rise: many people experience food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances, causing a wide array of symptoms.

Food as Medicine: Law of Signatures

The law of signatures explains the relationship between the shape of a fruit, vegetable, herb or other food substance and the healing properties it contains and the body part that it heals. There is written evidence of this method of healing with food as medicine dating back as far as the 1400. What’s exciting nowadays is that we have scientific evidence to back up these beliefs.

Hayfever Hell

Hayfever Hell

For some these are just an annoyance, but for others, this can be sheer hell. Natural therapies can work and are definitely worth a try before heading for the pharmaceutical antihistamines.

Headache

Dehydration – this is a common cause of headaches. It’s easy to be busy and forget to drink enough water especially if you are having a big day at work/school or even on an outing running around in the sun. Adults need to drink at least 2L of water daily, more with exercise.

Healthy Lunch Boxes

Preparation and planning are two of the most important elements of eating well. If your healthy meal is ready and available, chances are you are going to eat it. Fail to bring lunch and your more than likely to eat what ever you can get your hands on, which might not always be the best choice.

Healthy periods – avoiding environmental hormone disruptors

10 simple lifestyle changes to help minimise environmental hormone disruptors.

High Blood Pressure

The heart is the biggest muscle in the body, pumping oxygen and nutrient rich blood around our human vehicle 24/7.

Hyperthyroid – Graves Disease

Hyperthyroid – Graves Disease is a form of hyperthyroidism which is caused by the immune system. The immune system can

Hypothyroid – Hashimoto’s disease

Hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis have become far more common in recent time. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition of which