Have you ever noticed that you often get ill when you are travelling? You are not imagining it and there are many reasons why this occurs.
Millions of people take multivitamins, around 1/3 of people in Western countries, and billions of dollars worth are bought each year.
A simple guide to the best natural therapies.
Natural products and supplements are no different to medicine, as they can potentially have a beneficial effect on our health but then they can also potentially have a negative effect.
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.
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