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Helping YOU to  Radiant Good Health – Naturally

 

If you are looking for answers to your health questions, then you have arrived at the right place.

The purpose of this site is to provide a library of my content relating to Natural Health.

I firmly believe that we are all responsible for own health and that we can take simple steps to improve and maintain our health and wellbeing. My aim is to help you  to have the best life possible by showing you how to take charge of your health and happiness through diet, nutrition, and lifestyle choices. My intention is to share information with you that will enable you to take charge; that will assist you in making the right choices for your diet and lifestyle;  and that will encourage you to implement changes and new habits. I encourage you to realise that you are the architect of your own health / body/ life,  and that you can determine the path of your life by the decisions and choices you make.

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Natural Healing

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How to choose a juicer

  There are a wide range of juicers on the market and it can be overwhelming and difficult to find the one that is most suitable for you.         As with … [Read More...]

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How we stay clean and healthy – your body’s detoxification system

Detoxification is so much more than just having regular and efficient bowel movements. Our bodies are a complex machine and we have developed a complex system of organs to try and keep them in good … [Read More...]

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Natural skin care with Hydrolats

Hydrolats, also known as flower or floral waters, are a wonderful and natural alternative to commercially bought skin care products. Hydrolats  are created from the water that is collected when … [Read More...]

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Female Health

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Endometriosis – symptoms, causes, consequences – and what to do about it.

Female health conditions associated with hormone imbalance - No 3 Endometriosis       What is it? Endometriosis is the conditions that occur when tissue which should belong … [Read More...]

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Female health conditions associated with hormone imbalance – No 2 – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Polycystic ovary syndrome is a very common hormonal disorder for women. As with all syndromes the symptoms can vary from person to person but commonly include one or … [Read More...]

Hormone imbalance and pre-menstrual syndrome

Female health conditions associated with hormone imbalance – No 1 – Pre-Menstrual Syndrome

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)   It is estimated that 75% of menstruating women experience some degree of PMS. Symptoms can vary widely in their nature and severity; there is no … [Read More...]

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Videos

Are you having difficulty in getting pregnant? Here’s how you can get some help

Are you wanting to start a family but struggling to get pregnant? This short video will show you how you can get some help … [View Video...]

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5 quick tips for successful weight loss

5 strategies that can help you stick with a weight loss regime. These are: Adopt a positive mind-set and use tools like visualisation, affirmations and practising gratitude. Set realistic … [View Video...]

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Health Conditions

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How to manage Crohn’s disease

    This month (June 2014) it was reported in the national press that there has been a huge increase in hospital admissions for Crohn's disease. Some 20,000 young people were admitted … [Read More...]

Not all body fat is the same – what sort do you have?

    Did you know that not all fat is the same? In fact we have several different types of fat in our body,  and each type has its own characteristics and functions. The type and … [Read More...]

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Spiritual & Emotional

How jumping off a waterfall altered my perspective

  "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore" Andre Gide It can be scarey to change things and to explore new ideas, new ways and new worlds. Often we … [Read More...]

The dangers of harbouring negative emotions

We often hang onto burdens from our past; nursing old wounds, carrying hatred for those who hurt us in some way, refusing to let go and move on . Some of us live in the past, remembering it as a time … [Read More...]

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Lifestyle Issues

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Which juicer is best – results from a home trial

Comparing Juice production from 3 different Juicers – results from a home trial I recently conducted a trial to compare the three main types of juicers. The purpose of this trial was to demonstrate … [Read More...]

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Toxic load -the biggest threat to our health and why you should be concerned

‘Detox’ is a trendy topic these days.  We hear a lot about toxins, our toxic load and the need for detoxification.  The popular press often depict  it as a quick fix for losing a few pounds or gaining … [Read More...]

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Raw Food

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Chocolate orange smoothy – a decadent treat for a gloomy day

Fancy something decadent and comforting on a gloomy autumn day? Then try this delicious smoothy.  I do tend to use the 'bung it' method of food preparation - i.e. just throw ingredients together … [Read More...]

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My Favourite Kitchen Gadgets Part 1 – (for the raw food kitchen but equally good for normal people)

Spiral slicer  or  ‘Spiraliser’ This tool allows you to create noodles, ribbons and decorative slices from vegetables such as sweet potatoes, courgettes, carrots, cucumber, apples. In fact it will … [Read More...]

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