Many people view cleansing as something you should do to rid yourself of toxins after an indulgent period of time, but this is certainly not the only time to consider cleansing. Usually referred to as a detox, cleansing is useful to complete 2 or 3 times a year to provide the liver with the extra support it may need to carry out over 500 vital functions.
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I always encourage anyone suffering from a chronic condition to develop their understanding of what is driving their disease. Thyroid conditions are complex in nature and there are an array of individual reasons as to why thyroid hormone conversion can be slow. This post covers just some of the problems that should be investigated.
Selenium deficiency is considered a major health problem for 1 billion people worldwide. The selenium content of all UK soils is desperately low and intake is half what it should be due leaching by the sulphate in acid rain and ammonium sulphate fertilizers, a shortage of uptake by plants, over-cultivation of soil and lack of crop rotation. Read more about this and how you can ensure you are getting enough selenium.
Buckwheat acts like a grain but is actually a seed from the rhubarb family. It is gluten-free, provides B vitamins, magnesium, choline and is a complete protein.
I believe that the chronic illness epidemic can be solved, in large part, by diet and lifestyle changes and that if we merge conventional medicine with nutritional therapy this can be achieved.
I’m 21 and sitting in front of yet another GP explaining how tired I am, how I can’t focus on my work and feel depressed, anxious and tearful all the time. The doctor looks at my blood results perplexed and says that my T4 and TSH is normal so she doesn’t think it’s my thyroid, but will increase my T4 medication slightly as I’m showing symptoms of low thyroid function. As per usual the increase in medication was to [...]
Courgetti with basil pesto is a simple dish that adds interest to a salad and is also great for summer parties and entertaining.
These delicious Nutty Bars with Chocolate Fudge Topping are a healthier alternative processed cakes and biscuits and is loaded with calcium and magnesium. Remember they still contain sugar so should be a treat rather than everyday.
Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls 2016-05-21 22:31:05 These protein balls are a perfect snack at any time of day and are especially useful when you're on the go or for after a workout. I also find they satisfy my need for a sweet snack but without the sugar. I like to make a large batch and freeze some for a later date. You can also try them with orange instead of lemon. Write a [...]
Golden Milk 2016-05-20 00:01:14 Golden Milk is a warming drink which I like to have in the evening. The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric, which is the subject of my latest blog post so do have a read. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and has anti-cancer properties amongst its many other attributes. This recipe is quick and easy to make and a great night cap. Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 5 min Total Time 10 min [...]