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Features

Talc’s disturbing link with ovarian cancer

Courts in the US have recently awarded substantial damages in two cases of women who claim that long-term use of talc caused their ovarian cancer. Here’s some things to consider.

UV radiation: the risks and benefits of a healthy glow

Regular exposure to the sun has multiple health benefits – and a few risks – so getting just the right amount is an important balancing act.

Food

Super focus matcha chai latte

This yummy spicy matcha latte makes a great start to the day if you want a little energy boost and greater focus.

Grilled salmon tacos with avocado cabbage carrot slaw

A delicious take on a traditional taco, rich in healthy fats and high in fibre that can help balance blood sugar levels.

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

A sleep solutions ‘cheat sheet’

If you are having occasional trouble sleeping here’s some of our best quick and natural solutions to help you unwind, rebalance and get the rest you need.

Get more pulses into your diet

Pulses are good choices for those who want to cut back on meat for health or environmental reasons. Here’s how to get more into your diet.

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: Do flower remedies work?

While there is still only scant published research into flower remedies, many people who use them report remarkable results.

Q&A: Super seaweeds

Seaweed has long been used as a food and medicine, especially for island nations. It is rich in nutrients, fats and proteins and multiple other co-factors that are known to help fight disease.

Newsletter Archive

Sugar, sweeteners and science for sale

An unremarkable study shines a spotlight on corporate science

Fracking? Crazy!

Why the UK U-turn on fracking is a threat to our health and environment