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A must read letter

writing a letter

Do yourself a favour and read this letter. My darling, I’ve been meaning to write to you for a long time now, to explain how I feel, to divert your attention to me. For years now we have been partners … Continue reading

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Allergies

allergic reaction

Allergies come in many shapes and sizes. Some are inherited whereas others are acquired; some affect children in particular, others only start in adulthood; some are deadly whereas others are ‘just’ irritating. Most allergies, however, have one thing in common … Continue reading

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Behavioural problems and food

temper tantrum

When giving nutritional advice, I usually like to begin on a positive note and suggest wholesome foods that people can add to their diet rather than immediately list all the no-no’s they should avoid. However, in the case of behavioural … Continue reading

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Calcium – alternative sources

calcium pills

When thinking of calcium, most people immediately reach out for the milk carton in the fridge. Here is a list of alternative, good sources of calcium with the added advantage that they actively boost calcium levels without leaching any (see … Continue reading

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Calcium – alternative sources

milk as just one calcium source

When thinking of calcium, most people immediately reach out for the milk carton in the fridge. Here is a list of alternative, good sources of calcium with the added advantage that they actively boost calcium levels without leaching any (see … Continue reading

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Children’s nutrition – Top Ten Tips

gorgeous child

We may be forgiving when it comes to improving or preventing problems with our own health, but when it comes to our children we will spare no effort. We want them to be healthy, physically and mentally, and for good … Continue reading

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Comparison of common seed oils

olive oil pouring

The table shows the breakdown of various common oils in terms of their omega 3, omega 6, omega 9 and GLA content. A fascinating insight into the world of fats and oils, and a good guide to help you decide … Continue reading

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Eating disorders

no to food

Although eating disorders may appear to fall perfectly in the realm of the nutritionist, in truth they have less to do with food and more with mental and psychological difficulties. To be more precise, eating disorders are essentially about a … Continue reading

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Energy, harmony and free flow

freedom

Health is all about free movement and flow in the body. Take any alternative therapy – from homeopathy to acupuncture to reflexology to healing and all the shades in between – and what you find at the basis of them … Continue reading

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Fatigue

fatigue

It’s not just the time of year (it’s 10 days before Christmas as I write this), although the time of year has a lot to do with it, but if you’re feeling constantly exhausted, worn out and lacking in energy, … Continue reading

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