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Detox de-bunked: Detoxing naturally for the long-term win

Our health is our wealth. Detoxing for the long-term win is a 365, 24/7 natural process of optimising our diet and lifestyle – not a periodic quick-fix.

Growing evidence that noise is bad for your health

New guidelines on noise pollution from the World Health Organization emphasise the many ways in which environmental noise affects the body.

Food

Winter roots and beans soup

This flavoursome and warming homemade soup is made with seasonal vegetables and pulses and is packed with nutrients and plenty of fibre.

Turmeric latte

More than just a ‘hipster’ drink, ‘golden milk’ provides curcumin – a powerful antioxidant, comparable to vitamins C and E. Here’s a delicious way to get more.

Health Tips

The best foods to eat for a good night’s sleep

You need to eat well to sleep well; a dietician runs down her top foods for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Stress management for the soul

When you are feeling stressed you do have options; using complementary approaches you can choose a path of greater relaxation and recuperation.

Q and A

Q&A: What are the best essential oils for coughs?

Essential oils are a simple and affordable treatment to help soothe the throat, break up mucous and reduce inflammation.

Q&A: Which essential oils work best for bug bites

Essential oils have soothing, calming, anti-inflammatory and anti-infection properties that can ease the swelling and itching of bug bites and stings.

Herbs

Fantastic fennel

Fennel is a traditional herb whose seeds and bulbs are rich in volatile oils and other beneficial substances that are antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and hormone balancing.

Moringa – a little herb with big potential

The leaves of the moringa tree are a source of important antioxidants and other beneficial compounds that could help address many modern illnesses, according to a recent review.

Life Lessons

Change your life: Busy vs. Productive

There’s a very clear distinction between being ‘busy’ and being ‘productive’ – can you spot it in your own life?

Change your life: Emotional bank account

A thought for ‘Blue Monday’: Depression is just one of many things that can result from a denial of the interdependent nature of our relationships.

Newsletter Archive

Glyphosate and the shocking disdain for public opinion

Why do corporations and the media think the public is too dumb to understand the issues?

Three pesticides down – many to go

The EU has just banned three toxic pesticides – now, what about the rest?