Balancing cholesterol naturally (Part 2)

Balancing cholesterol naturally (Part 2) Tangerine peel extract Last week I introduced the health benefits of compounds extracted from tangerine peel. These compounds are called polymethoxylated flavones, fortunately abbreviated to PMF’s. They may well be one of the...

Naturally balancing cholesterol (Part 1)

Balancing cholesterol naturally (Part 1) We are constantly being told that high cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. If this is the case then we would expect to find that people who have had heart attacks have high cholesterol. Reality though is very different....

Benefits of a good Multi- supplement (Part 1)

Benefits of a good Multi-Supplement (Part 1) A good multi-style supplement is one of the best health investments you can make. This will ensure your body will have all the nutrients needed to stay healthy and you should be able to notice the difference. In some...

Benefits of Chondroitin Sulphate (Part 2)

Chondroitin Sulphate for sore joints (Part 2) A significant research study (Wildi et al, 2011) that confirmed the benefits of high dose Chondroitin sulphate (CS) for joints affected by osteoarthritis (OA). This week we dig a little further. I have no doubt that the...

Benefits of Chondroitin Sulphate (Part 1)

Chondroitin Sulphate for sore joints (Part 1) Chondroitin sulphate is classified as a Dietary Supplement in NZ but in In Europe is available on prescription. It is classified as “a symptomatic slow-acting drug for osteoarthritis..” The drug classification then goes on...

Winter Wellness (Part 2)

Winter Immunity (Part 2): Important micronutrients Last edition we looked at the importance of helping our immune responses to defend against viruses, bacteria and other infections as we move into our winter months. Specifically we looked at the critical importance of...

Winter Wellness (Part 1)

Winter Immunity (Part 1): The Importance of Vitamin D Let’s start with a question. In light of Covid-19 and general winter flu and ills, is there any way I can boost my immune system this winter? Answer: This is the wrong question! You can no more ‘boost’ your immune...

Moving Again (Part 2)

Moving again (Part 2) Happy New Year! I trust that 2020 will be a great year full of the good things life has to offer. Last week we discussed someone who had a painful knee mostly from the inflammation associated with knee arthritis. She has gone from limited...

Moving Again (Part 1)

Moving again (Part 1) I often say that I have the best job in the world. I get to help the courageous people who have been prepared to make often considerable changes in order to maintain, regain or just improve their health. It’s a terrible cliché but there really...

A Pain in the…..(Part 2)

A Pain in the…. (Part 2) Muscle pain can have many causes. It can be anything from injury, genetics, medication side effects and a number of diseases. The most common causes of muscle pain I help with are problems that cause muscle pain especially Polymyalgia...

A Pain in the…(Part 1)

A pain in the… (Part 1) The best part of what I do is to hear back from clients who have less pain and more mobility. If you are in pain the first step should be a visit to your health practitioner for an accurate diagnosis. Over the next few editions we will look at...

While you were sleeping (Part 2)

While you were sleeping…(Part2) Last week we saw that the body does a lot of its maintenance and repair while we are asleep. Our healing processes are extremely complex and are very sensitive to our micronutrient intake. Micronutrients are a long list of minerals,...

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