The healing power of tea was first discovered more than 4,000 years ago when the emperor of China, Shennong, claimed in The Divine Farmer’s Herb-Root Classic that certain tea infusions were useful for treating a variety of health conditions, including abscesses, bladder problems and lethargy. According to modern science and recent research, the emperor may have been on to something. Teas contain high concentrations of a variety of nutrients we know to have health boosting properties. Read on to discover the science behind Shennong’s observations.Read More →
People who continuously feel too much stress in their lives tend to have an increased risk of developing many health problems. From smaller problems such as muscle tension, headaches and irritability to much more serious issues including cardiovascular disease and cancer, high stress levels are affecting your body.Read More →
Just as humans have a natural life span, so does each of the trillions of cells in our bodies. While many people tend to think of ageing as a process from the outside in (I see the changes of age on my skin, so my cells on the inside must be ageing too), the opposite is more correct. We age visibly on the outside because of what is going on inside. As our internal cells age, it becomes more and more visible on the outside – the area we see physically.Read More →
The start of a new year always brings with it the promise of change. It’s also the time of year that many of us set new goals and make plans to better ourselves in the months ahead. Here are 15 tips to help make the coming year your healthiest one yet:Read More →
What are Antioxidants?
Compounds that protect our cells and tissues from damaging interactions with oxygen Free-Radicals. Well known antioxidant nutrients include A, C, E, zinc, selenium and betacarotene. These nutrients bolster the action of our natural defence enzymes.Read More →
For centuries, olive oil has been a kitchen staple, especially in Mediterranean countries such as Spain. Its widespread use in these countries is thought by many health experts to be one of the principal reasons behind the relatively low incidence of heart disease associated with a Mediterranean dietRead More →