This month’s features


Best immune booster

No need to fall prey to the nasty coughs and sneezes flying around at this time of year. Read on for some herbs to help boost your immunity Christmas and New Year are prime times for catching a nasty cough or cold. The reason? Lots of parties and visitors mean you are more likely to […]

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    Let’s party

    Medical herbalist Gabriella Clarke looks at some herbs that will help you stay calm and enjoy the festive season in the best possible health. The party season is a great time for spending time with friends, family and colleagues as well as an excuse to overindulge with plenty of festive food and perhaps a little […]

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    Festive fare

    Most of us look forward to delicious Christmas food but not so much to the after effects. Here are five nutritionally rich dishes from clinical nutritionist, Suzie Sawyer to help us make this year’s Christmas eating the healthiest yet CRISPY ROASTIES IN COCONUT OIL No Christmas menu would be complete without roast potatoes!  However, swap […]

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    I suffer terribly with heartburn. How can I manage it naturally? Medical herbalist Gabriella Clarke answers  We all get a bit of heartburn (or acid reflux to give it its medical name) from time to time. It can range from mild discomfort to quite severe pain. Common causes include overeating, overweight, pregnancy and smoking. Certain […]

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    EGGS RULE OK In the wake of recent studies rejecting the idea that eggs increase cholesterol levels it now seems that having an egg for breakfast might actually reduce the risk of dying from a stroke by around 12 per cent. So says a review of studies involving 300,000 people published in the Journal of […]

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