As well as often taking a large number of pharmaceutical medicines, older people are also big users of natural products.
More and more parents want to treat medical problems in children with natural products rather than what they often consider to be less healthy, synthetic chemicals.
As with all vitamins, ideally we should get them from a healthy balanced diet. However that can be difficult these days even with the best of intentions.
Turmeric is a herbaceous perennial plant native to southern Asia and is actually part of the ginger family.
I give dozens of talks on natural products and therapies each year and one of the common questions I get asked is: “Well, what do you take then?”
Ginger, the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, has been used as a traditional treatment for over 4,000 years.
There are a multitude of problems that can affect our eyes, which are more likely to occur with increasing age but they can affect anyone at any age.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks are an internet phenomenon, with well over a billion online views of the free videos, which can be seen on YouTube and other sites.
Minerals are defined as being naturally occurring chemicals which are solid at room temperature, represented by a chemical formula, usually not resulting from the activity of living organisms and with an ordered atomic arrangement.
Great news: after 40 years of being told to avoid foods that are high in cholesterol, experts have changed their minds, so you can eat them if you want to without fear.
Hypertension (high blood pressure or HBP) is a common condition in which the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries is high.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition which affects the large bowel.