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Worried about breaking your bones with Osteoporosis?

Posted: 25 January 2012 Author: Gayle

The Bone density (how strong they are) is a deciding factor as to whether you get osteoporosis or a fracture later in life. There are many factors that determine this including your sex, use of pharmaceutical drugs in your lifetime, level of physical activity, mental attitude etc But, one thing... Continue Reading »

Dehydration – a frequent threat!

Posted: 25 January 2012 Author: Gayle

Low back ache, frequent kidney infections, dark urine, headaches, sports injuries, constipation, tiredness, adrenal fatigue, poor sleep patterns and much more can be due to you not actually drinking enough pure water.  Why do we hear so much about water? Well basically our bodies... Continue Reading »

Lemon Zest

Posted: 25 January 2012 Author: Gayle

Lemon Zest! There’s a reason nutritionists tend to recommend lemon juice as the first drink of the morning.  The reason is that lemon juice is a wonderful digestive aid.  If your digestive system isn’t functioning optimally it doesn’t matter how many... Continue Reading »

Yin and Yang energy and Mother Earth

Posted: 25 January 2012 Author: Gayle

Chinese philosophy describes Earth energy as the dark, yielding, receptive, primal power of yin. It is a female-maternal energy that works with, not against, male-paternal energy, which is the light, strong, activating primal power of yang. Yin energy (female) complements and completes; while Yang energy (male) competes and combats. However,... Continue Reading »

About Vital Elements for Health

Posted: 25 January 2012 Author: Gayle

Hallo! My name is Gayle Palmer and I am a Registered Osteopath and Natural Health Practitioner and have been for over 20 years. I work in Chichester, West Sussex, UK. I love transforming my clients health, not only physically but also emotionally, mentally and... Continue Reading »

New Year, new promises, new actions

Posted: 29 December 2011 Author: Gayle

Its always a good thing to review the year - many people do this whilst writing Christmas cards but maybe in not as much depth for themselves! and CREATE what you want for the coming year. This is NOT the same as a New Year intention. Why? I hear you... Continue Reading »

'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 »

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