Hay Fever or House Dust Mite Allergy?

Hay Fever or House Dust Mite Allergy?

The symptoms of hay fever and house dust mite allergy are confusingly similar, so how can you tell which you have and what you can do to help? Airborne allergies expert Max Wiseberg has all the answers… Max Wiseberg is a lifelong hay fever sufferer, and expert in airborne allergies, including hay fever and house dust mite allergy. He explains the difference between the two and gives some handy tips for sufferers: If you are suffering with sneezes, wheezing, itchy…

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement Meal replacement for healthy weight loss Introducing the Gofigure range of healthy weight loss products that include natural meal replacement shakes and natural flapjack bars, all with added Slimbiome®. Slimbiome is a patented compound, scientifically formulated by world experts in satiation, human metabolism and the human microbiome. The experts included Prof Jason Halford – UK Association for the Study of Obesity and Prof Bob Rastall, Head of metabolism and Nutrition at Reading University. We use wholefood ingredients including, superfoods,…

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Antioxidant Boost

Antioxidant Boost

What are antioxidants and how do they benefit our health? True Health speaks to Egzona Makolli, technical and commercial nutritionist at Kinetic Enterprises Limited, to ask her all the common questions regarding antioxidants. What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are molecules which inhibit oxidation of other molecule and are essential to our health. Antioxidants are nutrients (vitamins and minerals) as well as enzymes which are believed to play a role in preventing the development of many chronic disorders such as heart disease, arthritis…

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Mitigating Migraines

Mitigating Migraines

Discover the natural remedies to relieve headaches and migraines. Are you constantly suffering from a headache or migraine? You’re not alone; they are one of the most common health complaints and affect women more than men- around one in every five women are sufferers, compared to one in every fifteen men. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell whether you are experiencing a typical headache or a migraine, but there are stark differences which can help you tell them apart….

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Spicy Beet Veggie Burgers

Spicy Beet Veggie Burgers

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey These vegetarian burgers are wonderfully fragrant flavoured with a delicious spice paste. The addition of beans provides plenty of protein and oats are rich in soluble fibre to help stabilise blood sugar levels and support digestive health. Serve these with plenty of salad in wholegrain buns. (makes 4 burgers) Ingredients for beet spice paste: 2 spring onions, chopped 1cm piece of fresh ginger, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 small beetroot, cooked 1 red chilli,…

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TIANA – Fair Trade Organics Raw Ginger Virgin Coconut Oil

TIANA – Fair Trade Organics Raw Ginger Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has being sending us all coco-loco lately, and for good reason – it’s an incredibly versatile natural product that can be used for so many things, from skin and hair care to cooking and baking. Coconut oil is especially suited to cooking at high temperatures, as it is made up of around 90% saturated fatty acids, which are able to withstand much higher temperatures than other oils and do not become toxic in the process. I have to…

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Mind Matters

Mind Matters

We discover the natural remedies that support brain health and function.  “We know that brain health naturally declines with age with the loss of cognitive health, amongst other things,” explains Isabelle Nunn, technical and commercial nutritionist at Kinetic Enterprises Limited, “One of the biggest concerns is the rise in brain health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and the earlier onset of the condition as well. “Key motivators for supporting brain health and function should not only come to mind when…

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Meet the Brand: Essence of Eden

Meet the Brand: Essence of Eden

Essence of Eden was established in 2004, with over forty years’ experience in the nutrition and health industry. The brand discovered the wonders of coconut oil long before its recent surge in popularity and instantly wanted to share it. They made it their mission to educate the public about just how good coconut oil is for you – with their own DVD, books and newsletters.  They say it wasn’t easy sourcing good quality oil, but they scoured the earth until…

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Weleda –Tinted Lip Balms

Weleda –Tinted Lip Balms

‘Our tinted lip balms leave a subtle gloss on your lips. Their gentle shimmer perfectly fits to women looking for a silky touch of colour. For natural looking tinted lips. The creamy-light lip care with a hint of colour and a subtle sheen enhances the natural beauty of your lips. Organic shea butter and organic jojoba oil leave your lips smooth and soft.’ Weleda recently launched a brand new range of tinted lip balms – a first for the company,…

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Citrus & Berry Tarts

Citrus & Berry Tarts

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey These refreshing little tarts are packed with healthy fats with the addition of nuts in the base and filling. Citrus fruits are a great source of vitamin C and protective antioxidants, and baobab fruit powder is exceptionally high in vitamin C. Top the tarts with fresh berries for a delicious summer treat. (makes 4 individual tarts)  Ingredients for the filling: 60g xylitol 200g cashew nuts Pinch of sea salt 1 tsp baobab powder Pinch of…

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