Air Pollution and Our Health – What Can We Do?

I have been breathing polluted air and reading about air pollution all my life. And of course old news is no news at all. This post is not so much about the facts of air pollution or its causes but about what we can do about it. Setting the scene – I want you to imagine being in London in the 1950s. The smogs that cloaked the city were so thick that we could not see more than a fewSee More… Air Pollution and Our Health – What Can We Do?

Do you Follow the Low Carb High Hype Diet?

What is the healthiest diet? Just ask the question and duck, because you will be assailed from all sides with opinions. And it is not just opinions – we are told that studies show this and studies show that and we can end up not knowing what to eat to best boost our health. Dr John McDougall discusses this dilemma in a video below and he focusses on the reality of large populations across the world doing well on dietsSee More… Do you Follow the Low Carb High Hype Diet?

Rheumatoid Arthritis – a Natural Diet Based Treatment

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a crippling disease that focuses on the small joints of the body such as those in the hands and wrists but which acts on many different tissues such as the white of the eye, the membrane around the heart and the lungs. Like osteoarthritis with which it is often confused it is an inflammatory disease and generally thought to be an systemic autoimmune disease like lupus. Pharmaceutical treatment can only relieve pain and perhaps reduce inflammation butSee More… Rheumatoid Arthritis – a Natural Diet Based Treatment

Echinacea Boosts Your Immunity Against Colds and ‘Flu

When the days get shorter and the temperature drops we know that the season of colds and “Winter flu” will soon be upon us and it is time to check our kitchen cupboards for Echinacea supplies. Many of the herbs we use routinely are from distant parts of the world and have been incorporated into daily use in the Western world gradually as a result of plant hunters dedicated explorations of India, China and many mountainous regions with difficult terrain.See More… Echinacea Boosts Your Immunity Against Colds and ‘Flu