10 Things to Appreciate About Isolation

Isolation has been forced upon us. What a strange feeling. It is taking a bit of time to get used to and has only just begun. I appreciate for some already in isolated circumstances this is not an outcome you relish, but this is where the rest of us can step in and help. We … Continued

Spicy Kimchi

Studies show that consuming kimchi has a beneficial effect on gut bacteria. A raw and unpasteurised fermented probiotic food. It is easy to make and as little as one tablespoon a day offers benefits to the gut microbiome. SPICY KIMCHI RECIPE Ingredients 1 white cabbage 3 organic carrots 1 bunch of spring onions 1 bunch … Continued

10 Ways To A Happy Healthy Gut

Gut Health – What does it really mean? More and more the intricate workings of the gut are being studied. Everyone wants a healthy gut but perhaps don’t know where to begin. The subject is huge and intriguing. To start with it might be useful to explain a few words that you often come across … Continued

NAC a Supplement to Help You Breathe and Break the Habit

NAC is short for N-acetylcysteine, a supplement form of cysteine which is a semi-essential amino acid, necessary for making glutathione, an anti-oxidant that helps flight free radicals. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and play important roles in the body. Cysteine is found in most high-protein foods like cheese, eggs, chicken and legumes. … Continued

How a Man Forgot to Die

Stomatis Moraitis was a war veteran who arrived in Florida from the Greek Island of Ikaria in 1943 to have treatment for a combat wound. Along with his wife and three children the United States became his home. But then in 1976 while climbing the stairs he noticed he was becoming breathless. Chest x-rays showed … Continued

10 Ways to Beat the Bloat this Christmas

The season of indulgence is upon us …….   We are all looking forward to a tremendous feast on December the 25th (unless you are cooking of course, and by the time you sit down you would rather have a nap). As soon as dinner is over there are cries from all corners about eating … Continued

Blueberry Bars

A delicious, easy recipe packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. The ideal snack for home, work and school. Ingredients 150g of rolled oats 50g desiccated coconut 50g chopped dried mango 50g chopped dates 50g chopped walnuts 1 heaped tablespoon of blueberry powder (Buy here) 5 tablespoons of organic coconut oil (read here why … Continued

Coming Through the Other Side

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven   Returning from a trip to Loch Lomond I noted the adaptogenic qualities of the landscape around me. Winter is coming. The hills are turning warming hues of orange and brown, snow caps … Continued

Blue Moon Milk for Sleep and Stress

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” ― Ernest Hemingway   Blue Moon Milk may be just the answer to help you unwind and drift off into a deep and healing sleep. Drinking warm milk before bed has been the traditional way to relax in many … Continued

Tomorrow’s Medicine You Can Begin Today

Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals. Aldo Leopold   The Royal Society of Medicine sits nicely next to the headquarters of Coca-Cola on Wimpole Street in London. Such a contrast as we settle down to hear medical experts share their specialised … Continued