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Supplements for the Party Season

With Christmas and New Year’s celebrations just around the corner, most of us will be enjoying plenty of food and the odd drink. The down side of the festive fun is that our bodies generally take in more calories than normal, and our immunity and detoxification organs are put under extra pressure. The good news is that there are a few natural supplements that can...

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Can homeopathy help with flu prevention?

Homeopathy may be able to play a role in preventing seasonal flu by helping to support the immune system. There are a number of remedies that can be taken to support the immune system at this time of the year, although the most effective form of treatment is to consult a professional homeopath and have constitutional treatment. This is given in the form of a...

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Natural supplements for immune boosting

There are many immune boosting herbs and supplements available, but which ones are the most effective and safe to take? Which ones are a waste of money? Alongside taking natural immune boosting supplements you can also make some simple life-style changes that will have dramatic results. A healthy diet, good quality rest, minimal alcohol and caffiene consumption,...

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Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Foods to Boost Your Immune System

As we are approaching the “flu season” it is time to start eating the right foods for our immune systems.  During the autumn and winter months, there are new strains of viruses and bacteria mutating and this puts a great strain on our immune systems. We are surrounded by all sorts of viruses and bacteria from buses/trains/underground, places of work, coffee shops to...

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Pineapple Coriander Cleansing Detox Smoothie

Pineapple Coriander Cleansing Detox Smoothie

Today’s healthy detox smoothie is geared towards supporting your immune system, reducing inflammation, and help the body in the detox process. 1 Cup of Fresh or Frozen Pineapple 1 Handful of Coriander 1 Celery stalk 1 Cup of Water 1 tbsp Flax / Linseeds 1 tsp. Spirulina (optional) 1. Pineapples contain the digestive enzyme bromelain, which has...

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Wheatgrass for Detox

Wheatgrass for Detox

Wheatgrass is often one of the main ingredients in detox juices and smoothies. It is a rich source of chlorophyll, magnesium, potassium, calcium trace minerals and amino acids. These nutrients make wheatgrass a potential super-food. Other nutrients included in wheatgrass include vitamins B, C, E and K. The downside is that wheatgrass is not very tasty, so it is...

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Meditate to Boost your Immune System

A recent study has found that meditation can improve mental health and boost your immune system. The research was conducted at Harvard and Justuc Liebig University. The researchers discovered that the ancient religious tradition of meditation has various health benefits and can be used as an effective clinical treatment The new study which found that meditation can...

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Can Vitamin D Reduce Asthma Symptoms?

Can Vitamin D Reduce Asthma Symptoms?

Researchers at King’s College London have claimed that vitamin D has the potential to treat asthma symptoms. Their initial research has found that vitamin D can reduce the production of a chemical that makes asthma symptoms worse. The study was published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Asthma affects more than 5 million people a year, although a...

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Homeopathic treatments for cold sores

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus, and unfortunately once you have this virus, it always stays with you. This virus does however stay dormant in the body and only reactivates itself when you become run down, stressed, have a fever or are exposed to the sun. Read more to learn about cold sores homeopathy… Eruptions usually occur on or around...

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Health Benefits of Chlorella

This single cell algae has established itself as a “superfood” supplement which has a whole host of health benefits. Chlorella is a tiny plant with a nucleus, which is an excellent source of available chlorophyll. This supplement is very popular in Japan, where is it as popular as vitamin C here. Chlorella is full of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and protein....

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Tips to Avoid Norovirus

The number of cases of the winter vomiting bug has reportedly affected over 800,000 people in the UK this year. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced that this represents an increase of 83% from 2011. Because of these outbreaks, many people are looking for ways to avoid norovirus Many hospitals have had outbreaks and have closed off wards to prevent...

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Curcumin Could Slow Prostate Cancer

Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric, which is thought to be responsible for many of its medicinal properties. Curcumin has been shown to be a potent ant-inflammatory agent, as it blocks the action of enzymes in the body that cause inflammation. A recent study has found that this herb can slow the growth of certain cancers. The research team was led by Dr....

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