Aug 22, 2018

Fasting and chemotherapy

The role of fasting and chemotherapy has been evaluated in a number of small laboratory studies. Most reported that fasting for 24 hours pre and post chemotherapy reduced side-effects such as organ damage, toxic features, immunosuppression, reduced body weight and chemotherapy-induced death. Moreover, it appeared […]

Jul 3, 2018

Cancer and cannabis

Cancer and cannabis – is there a role? Cannabis sativa plant has been used traditional herbal medicine for years. Of the many biologically active components, called cannabinoids, the two most studied are the chemicals and cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the later having the psychotropic (high) effects responsible for its popularity. As […]

Mar 28, 2018

Nutty Cocoa Balls – food for life

As well as tasting great, cocoa is a rich source of non-oestrogenic flavonoids, mainly epicatechin, catechin and procyanidins. Experiments have conclusively shown they increase total antioxidant capacity (TAC) after ingestion – particularly via increases in superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase. These will protect our DNA from […]

Mar 28, 2018

Three Drinks to help you Lose Weight

 We are all are aware that healthy, low sugar, low calories diet and more exercise – will help you lose weight.  But why not try something that quenches your thirst for caffeine but still helps you shed those extra pounds? Good news is that caffeine is […]

Jan 29, 2018

How to make turmeric latte

  Curcuma longa (turmeric) has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for inflammatory conditions. Turmeric constituents include the three curcuminoids: curcumin (diferuloylmethane; the primary constituent and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow color), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. This drink sound […]