The beautiful scarlet cranberry, from the same Vaccinium genus as the blueberry, was first researched in the 17th and 18th centuries and has been used to support the urinary system for many years.
Food provides us many things – sustenance, pleasure, energy and most importantly, it provides us with vital nutrients necessary to stay healthy.
Vitamin A was the first fat soluble vitamin recognised, in 1913, being fully identified in 1930.
Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential micronutrient. It enables our cells to grow and replicate,
Probiotics are first implanted in our body during natural birth and from breast milk. They then reproduce themselves, ideally for life. We need them to properly digest our food as well as for disease-protecting purposes.
Turmeric is a flowering tropical, perennial herb that belongs to the Zingiberaceae or ginger family.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition which affects the large bowel.
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulphur compound that is naturally present in our body’s system. Predominantly MSM is used for its anti-inflammatory action on joints.
Did you know that everyone has quite a large organ in their body that they do not even know about? Or that 10% of the cells in your body are not even human?
The Cayenne or chilli pepper plant Capsicum annuum is well known in many cuisines worldwide for its bright red conical shaped fruit. In fresh, dried, whole or powdered forms it is used to produce herbal treatments for internal and external use.
Pantothenic Acid (or vitamin B5 as it is now commonly known) is found in human breast milk and nearly all foods, but mostly in only tiny amounts, although 100 mg of liver can supply one day’s need.
Gluten is the substance that gives cakes and bread their elastic ‘stickability’. Without gluten, grain baking can crumble and not hold together so well.