Vegetables: They Fight Back

Plants are renowned for their copious uses in healing and medicine. Herbal tinctures, phytonutrients, antioxidants and adaptogenic powers, but as it’s often said: there are two sides to a coin. Let’s delve in to the not so pleasant, less popular, and poorly understood concept of plants biochemical defences. Fruits and Read more…

Probiotics

Probiotics are such an in depth topic, I think it highly unlikely that I’ll be able to cover everything in just one article, so this will likely be the first of many in a series discussing probiotics. What is a Probiotic? Well to answer that question you have to take Read more…

Oh Villanised Sun

I’m actually startled at how afraid people are of the sun. we’ve evolved under this sun, generations and generations of offspring play naked throughout the day, its absolutely part of our life and is essential for us to maintain good health. I refuse to believe that the sun is responsible Read more…

Keto: Fad or Fact?

Ketosis The goal of the keto (ketogenic) diet is simple and can be derived from the name its self. Keto – shortened from ketone is an organic compound containing a carbonyl group =C=O bonded to two hydrocarbon groups. The suffix genetic means to produce or cause. By breaking down the Read more…

Coffee Enemas

First thoughts might be something like, ‘well why do people do this?’ and ‘why does something so ludicrous pop up, stay around always have people talking about it?’ Well the fact to the matter is, it works. Sure, the science isn’t well researched, its largely anecdotal and word of mouth. Read more…

Fat Soluble Vitamins

The Oxford dictionary definition is accurate and succinct. “Any of a group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body.”[1]. Specifically with a focus on the fat soluble vitamins today, Read more…