Gluten, Wheat Intolerance Symptoms

At some point in our lives we’ve all tried to reduce the amount of wheat and gluten in our diets. Whether you lasted a week or you’re still going strong most people will have noticed that they felt better during the elimination. But why? The answer could be as...

Fish Intolerance Symptoms

A staple ingredient of most diets. Fish is well known for its source of protein, rich oils and low-fat content. These are just a few of the reasons that on average Americans consume fish as their main source of sustenance twice a week. However, through no fault of...

Dairy Intolerance Symptoms

It is not uncommon to suffer with a sensitivity to dairy. However, depending on which dairy items trigger your symptoms you may be intolerant to a specific ingredient within milk, cheese, butter, yoghurt etc., If this is the case then you will want to ensure that you...

Vitamins for Mental Health

The effects of poor mental health can be felt not only by those who suffer, but their loved ones, friends, and co-workers of the sufferers. We are fortunate to be in a society which is taking more and more notice to the needs of those who have a daily struggle with...

Meat vs. Vegetarian

With more people choosing to eat a meat free diet than ever before, what are the benefits and disadvantages of being either a vegetarian or a meat eater? Anyone thinking about making the change from one to the other, should ensure they consume the relevant nutrients...

Elderberry for Immunity

Elderberries and their flower are packed with antioxidants, in fact, in folk medicine Elderberry is considered to be the most healing of all plants. Though there are over 30 types of elderflower, the Sambucus Nigra variation found in Europe is most...

Obesity in Children

It goes without saying that we want the absolute best for our children in every aspect of their lives. When we bring them into the world, we have that immediate bond with them, and it is only natural for parents to want to nurture their children to the best of their...

Can Exercise Boost the Immune System?

The benefits of exercise are widely known and is recommended by health professionals to keep us healthy. The cardiovascular system benefits most as the increase in heart rate makes the heart and circulatory system work, therefore making it stronger and more...

Wheat Intolerance Advice and Guidance

Wheat is found in items using wheat flour or the wheat grain itself such as bread and bread products, pasta, biscuits, crackers, cereal, cakes and pastry products. It is also often used as a thickener so can be found in soups, sauces, stews and processed meals. It can...