Nine Simple Home Remedies for Anxiety

Nine Simple Home Remedies for Anxiety

We live in unsettling times – a global pandemic, lock-downs, being cut off from our usual social networks, and adapting (again) to different ways of doing things. Feeling worried or concerned in this situation is a completely normal response to a stressful situation....
Lactose Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance

What is Lactose? Before exploring lactose intolerance, it’s good to understand lactose. Lactose is the sugar the is naturally found in animal milk (cow, goat, human, etc). It is a disaccharide. That means it’s two (di-) sugar (saccharide) molecules joined...
Asthma, Histamine and the Gut

Asthma, Histamine and the Gut

What are the Symptoms of Asthma? By Zoe Hunt (BPharm, BNatMed) [Ed: Sharon Erdrich] Symptoms of asthma can include wheezing, coughing (which may nor may not be productive), shortness of breath, tightness in the chest and fatigue. Sometimes the only sign of asthma can...

The Gut Microbiome

The explosion of research in the area of the gut microbiome in recent years has revealed what natural medicine proponists have been saying for over a century: The gut microbiome has a critical role in health. Both good health and poor health. Not only does the gut...

Summer Sorbet

Summer Sorbet Recipe (Berries) Another Summer Favourite for Sorbet Lovers!Freeze – in 3cm chunks – several ripe bananas in advance (see tip below). Have on hand frozen berries – strawberries, blueberries, rasberries or mixed. When ready to serve, make it fresh – it...