Beyond the ABC of Using Vitamins – Natural or Synthetic ?

In the previous post we looked at the ABC of Vitamins, their odd sounding names, the dosage we should take and at the whole issue of Official recommendations for our health. The next step is to get more details about the vitamins in our food and to do that we’ll go back to vitamin C again… You can buy this as a powder to mix with water or as a tablet. Powdered vitamin C mixes well with water or juiceSee More… Beyond the ABC of Using Vitamins – Natural or Synthetic ?

Do You Know the ABC…of Vitamins?

Funny enough, when we learn our ABCs we might say “A is for Apple, B is for Berry, C is for Cherry…but we don’t learn about vitamins A, B or C until many years later, if at all. This means that we have only a hazy idea of how important they are to us or where they comes from or even what they are. That stops here because today I want to fill in the gap left by our schoolingSee More… Do You Know the ABC…of Vitamins?

CoQ10 – The Ubiquitous Enzyme That Powers Your Heart

I knew something big had happened when I saw that my patient was taking 100 mg of CoQ10. At the time the normal dose was 30 mg, a number arrived at with cost in mind rather than being the best dose. So, I thought, the Japanese company who had pioneered the production had ramped up volume somehow and pulled the price down! This was seriously good news. Why? Because CoQ10 is a crucial nutrient with many exciting health building benefitsSee More… CoQ10 – The Ubiquitous Enzyme That Powers Your Heart

Wicked People, Yellow Rice and the Health of Millions

It’s Official, I’m “Wicked” According to the Owen Paterson, opponents of a Genetically engineered strain of rice are “Wicked”! And Patterson is the UK Government minister for the Environment so if he says that the millions of folks around the world who oppose GM crops are wicked then it’s official – we’re wicked. Actually I thought he used the word, “Evil” and the inventor of this particular Frankenstein food, Ingo Potrykus, a German plant Biotechnologist was interviewed on BBC RadioSee More… Wicked People, Yellow Rice and the Health of Millions

Is Gerson Therapy the Ultimate Detox System?

Max Gerson developed his healing approaches from his daily experience of helping many of his patients heal from chronic deseases such as TB – a disease which is now associated with third world countries and is retreating as development spreads and poverty and malnutrition are tackled. But it was common and very serious throughout Europe only a hundred years ago so there were plenty of patients coming to Gerson and plenty of time to experiment with different cures. He developedSee More… Is Gerson Therapy the Ultimate Detox System?

MSM Benefits – Arthritis and More…

MSM is  a supplement that has been around for years and periodically pops up due to great reviews of its results. The initials msm stand for Methyl sulfonyl methane and the middle name “sulfonyl” gives the game away – the key ingredient in msm is sulphur aka sulfur. In a nutshell MSM is sulphur dressed up to be stable and able to be used as a mineral supplement so the obvious question is….. Who Needs Sulphur?  The answer to thatSee More… MSM Benefits – Arthritis and More…

Vegetables For Kids – How To Get Your Little Darlings to Eat Their Veggies

Getting kids to eat can be a struggle; getting them to eat their veggies may be even harder. Sometimes it's about power. I was enjoying a meal with some friends with their little boy sitting next to me. I feared that this might be a problem but he was mercifully very well behaved. Seeing that he was toying with his food and not scoffing it as I was, I gently and humorously helped him to eat his meal. His parentsSee More… Vegetables For Kids – How To Get Your Little Darlings to Eat Their Veggies

How Vitamin B Benefits the Whole Body

In the discovery of the group of vitamins we now call vitamin B or B Complex, researchers looked at both the health of people and animals and birds. But now we even have some fascinating experiments by the science staff at USC on how vitamin B is important for Marine life too. Before we look at that lets' do a quick "Round the block" on the B vitamins and what they do for our health and then share the latestSee More… How Vitamin B Benefits the Whole Body