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'Tis the Season to be Jolly...

Posted: 23 December 2011 Author: Gayle

'Tis the Season to be jolly... but it is also the season when humans stand about for hours!...with a glass in hand, and wish they : hadn't worn those new shoes;  the hosts had more chairs available to sit on; back ache didn't take only a few minutes to develop when... Continue Reading »

Cleansing and Detoxification

Posted: 10 December 2011 Author: Gayle

We are exposed to more toxins today than people used to experience in an entire lifetime. Chemicals, pollution, processed foods, and high levels of stress build up in the body over time. The digestive system and colon are dangerously affected by toxic overload which hinders all of our organs... Continue Reading »

The Power of your Word

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Every time we speak we send out an energetic vibration into the universe, which then sets in motion whatever it is that you are speaking about. The universe is a supportive place that conspires to give you whatever you ask for. With one, very important provision, that you stick... Continue Reading »

Omega-3 oils and child development

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Quality early nutrition is key to lifelong health and performance.” Dr Diane Clayton November 2009 Low nutrient intakes, Inefficient use of nutrients                 →cause Macronutrient imbalance Nutritional dilution   Developmental changes and effects Inefficient metabolism Altered growth patterns Excess weight gain A calorie overload and the wrong balance between proteins, carbohydrates and fats is the primary cause. 70-80% of ideal nutrition is... Continue Reading »

Sun Protection - a pain or pleasure?

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Why bother with a sunscreen? The hazards of unprotected sun exposure are now widely known. Our range of natural and organic sun cream formulas protect the skin from UVA & UVB rays. If, like me, you love the sunshine and being outside, especially when its soo gorgeous, then you also... Continue Reading »

Exercise anyone? Nice or nasty?

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Exercise! – a word that strikes fear into many and enthusiasm for others (but not many!) What do you think of when its mentioned? pain and achy muscles school gym lessons “team” games hopelessness and embarrassment when you can’t do something fun and excitement succeeding at a new skill beating the opposition knowing you should and then... Continue Reading »

Good and bad and trans fats explained

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Trash the Trans Fats You may have read over the past couple of weeks that The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is calling for major changes in food production and marketing and said drastic cuts in fat and salt levels were needed to halt the scourge of... Continue Reading »

Yellow, Orange, Red, Green, Blue and Purple

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

As children we might have been told to ‘eat our greens’, but now health experts agree it’s just as important to eat our reds, oranges, yellows, blues and purples, too. Scientists now know that many of the naturally occurring chemicals (phytochemicals) responsible... Continue Reading »

Understanding sleep and how Osteopathy can help

Posted: 27 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Recent research has shown that tired children do not cope well with life. While there may be no surprise there, what may come as a surprise is the number of children affected. Prof Gregory Stores, head of research into child sleep disorders at Oxford University, has described it as “An... Continue Reading »

Breast Cancer, Sweat and Deodorants

Posted: 26 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Sweating is a natural process. It has several purposes that are beneficial. Sweat contains sodium chloride (Common salt) and urea and as such is used as a way of excreting waste nitrogenous matter through the sweat glands. It also acts as a blood coolant. As the sweat evaporates, it... Continue Reading »

Keeping healthy - inside and out

Posted: 26 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Did you know that one of the main reasons that you get ill is not because you have “caught a bug” but that your immune system has stopped working as it should? As a result your body has the right conditions for the “bug” and its effects to “come to... Continue Reading »

Glucosamine and Chondroitin - the controversy

Posted: 26 October 2011 Author: Gayle

Glucosamine and chondroitin newsflash  17th Sept 2010 It’s hot news today that these supplements do not work with pain relief for hip or knee osteoarthritis according to the Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT). But this headline is slightly missing the point! Let me explain as I know it causes a lot... Continue Reading »

Protecting young spines and posture with Osteopathy

Posted: 14 April 2011 Author: Gayle

PROTECTING YOUNG BACKS and POSTURE Falls & spills, carrying work books around school, the habitual copying of parents posture – growing more quickly than the average compared to their peers and being embarrassed – all of these cause children to radically alter/modify their posture and this... Continue Reading »

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