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How to be healthy

Most of those health niggles we experience can be managed in more natural ways – here’s some simple advice on getting the most from natural wellness.

The health benefits of mulberries

Mulberries are an ancient fruit with a long tradition of use in healthcare; today science is showing that both the fruit and the leaves have important medicinal qualities.

Food

Chickpea shakshuka

This classic Middle Eastern dish is spicy, hearty, uses inexpensive and healthy ingredients and can be made in a single pan. What’s not to love!?

Harmony juice

Perfect for when you’re feeling hot and bothered (and not necessarily with the weather!).

GMOs

Is Roundup killing our honeybees?

Evidence is growing of a link between the world’s most widely used herbicide – Roundup – and Colony Collapse Disorder in bees. Is there a human health threat too?

Q&A: Why should I worry about non-food GMOs?

It’s a question that needs to be asked: if you don’t eat them are GMOs OK? The answer is definitely NO!

Health Tips

Why frequent dieting makes you put on weight – and what to do about it

Fat-loving microbes in the gut could be at the heart of the frustrating yo-yo effect of weight loss and weight gain. The solution? Take care of your gut to take care of your waistline!

You’ve been sold a myth about sports drinks – and it could be slowing you down

There’s little evidence that sports drinks hydrate you better than water – and they could do more harm than good.

Herbs

Herbal relief: Pregnancy and birth

Several herbs can help relieve uncomfortable symptoms that are common to pregnancy and birth. Here’s what you can – and can’t – use.

Herbal relief: Women’s health

Herbal remedies have a long history of use in treating a range of discomforts and health problems that women experience throughout their lives.

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.

Q and A

Q&A: Essential oils for psoriasis?

There’s no cure for psoriasis but essential oils can help reduce dryness and itching, reduce stress, promote healing and enhance a sense of well-being.

Q&A: Does St John’s wort interfere with the Pill?

Potential interactions between herbal and conventional medications mean you should always tell your healthcare practitioner what you are taking.

Newsletter Archive

Reclaiming your health

Reducing our exposure to toxic chemicals

Our ‘sick’ society

Does illness affects our ability to make good decisions?