Liposomal Vitamin C – does it live up to the hype?

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It has been undisputedly demonstrated over time that vitamin C is one of the most well-established and powerful immune boosting, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, anti-aging and detoxing nutrients known to man. Given our current COVID-19 reality, getting enough of this powerhouse of immunity is deemed essential by most experts. Our bodies can’t make it and since virtually … Read more

Long Haul COVID

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Why are so many people still suffering from ill health months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2? These prolonged symptoms are so prevalent now that they have even acquired the collective name of “long-haul COVID”, What are the symptoms? Unlike the common cold or even influenza, this virus seems to be causing a bewildering array of … Read more

The forgotten immune system

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Do you remember the days when you could rely on your immune system to see you through the flu epidemics?  Once upon a time your innate immune response very effectively  fought off pathogens before they could start an active infection.Today it is a little more difficult and everyone’s  immune system is challenged like never before. We now … Read more

Are wholefood supplements better?

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Health, healing and vitality cannot be achieved without a balanced wholefood diet, exercise, detoxification and spiritual and emotional well-being. Sadly our foods are so adulterated these days that even when we think we are eating well, we are probably not. Even so-called “organically-grown” foods are often grown in mineral-depleted soils and many of the nutrients … Read more

Collagen – is it all that it is cracked up to be?

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Have you also been wondering what all the hype is about collagen these days and if you really are missing out on something? So, four months ago I decided to give collagen a try and I’m here to report back. But firstly, what is this magical thing called collagen actually? Collagen is the “glue” that … Read more

Dealing with low blood pressure

Since most people with blood pressure issues seem to suffer from a blood pressure that is often higher than what is considered normal, hypertension enjoys a lot more attention than hypotension, or low blood pressure. Perhaps this is also because there is an abundance of drugs that can be prescribed for high blood pressure. For … Read more

Focussing on Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10, also known as Ubiquinone, is a vitamin-like, fat-soluble antioxidant found everywhere in the body with the highest concentrations in vital organs such as the heart and pancreas. Highest levels in the heart occur at around age 20 however by age 80 these levels have reduced to less than half. One of its major … Read more

Supplements- Are they necessary?

It is gratifying to see that more and more people are realizing the need to take responsibility for their own health and are striving to prevent illness by eating healthily. Unfortunately there is a downside to this because it also means there are more people falling prey to unscrupulous profit-mongers in the food industry who … Read more

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