There are a number of natural treatments such as herbs, nutritional therapy and acupuncture that can support menopausal balance and comfort and make for a smoother transition to the next stage of life, without the serious side effects that can come with other treatments.
Sadly, ageing gracefully is not as easy as it sounds - it actually takes a bit of work.
One of life’s frustrations for a natural health researcher like me, is the steady stream of misleading or false media reports on health issues.
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.
You may remember that in our January/February catalogue I wrote about my five favourite natural remedies.
Turmeric is a herbaceous perennial plant native to southern Asia and is actually part of the ginger family.
When I visited the naturopath he studied my face then told me I had the classic sign of an underactive thyroid
I find it hard to pick my top five natural remedies, I have so many!
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?”
Exercise, or being physically active, is vital to living a long, healthy, productive life.
Zinc is a trace mineral that has been shown to be deficient in some New Zealand soils,
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.