Issue 38 - December 2012
In this edition of healthbites you might be surprised how our food can affect our mood. Also with summer upon us, its time to get out and get some exercise and free the joints up, getting fresh air and sunlight. Actually there are some definite specific results from exercise. They are listed in the second article. Read more
Issue 37 - October 2012
In this edition of healthbites, we look at the gut and the digestive tract. Just this month we have had a speaker and nutritionist, Oscar Sande, presenting The Gut Connection Series where he looks at the relationship between a healthy gut and healthy being. From the mouth all the way through the GI tract food has a direct impact on the physical and the emotional state of every individual. Hippocrates declared that every disease starts in the gut, a bold statement that science is starting to be challenged by.
In littlebites we have a look at the importance of fasting and two food items that offer health benefits. Turmeric and celery are proving very beneficial in recent studies. Read more
Issue 36 - August 2012
In this edition of healthbites, we look at asthma and related dietary habits. What we eat and what we don’t eat can affect asthma. We also look at how during pregnancy nuts can alleviate allergies for children in later life, including asthma.
In littlebites we have a look at the importance of Vitamin B complex while on birth control measures, and watch out for vaccinations! Read more
Issue 35 - June 2012
In this edition we take a critique on chemotherapy, which is seen as the one-stop-shop for cancer. The article shares some amazing results from polls with medical staff.
Also we look at a powerful herb which most of us mutter about while caring for our lawns – the dandelion. Don’t under-estimate this humble but powerful plant. We include a tasty recipe and a collection of interesting littlebites in the side column. Read more
Issue 34 - April 2012
Do you enjoy exercise? If you had the choice of getting out to exercise today, or spending the latter part of your life with your bones so fragile you were scared to do anything very active, which would you choose?
In this edition of healthbites, we look at how exercise is a vital part of a lifestyle that will improve our bone strength later in life. We also talk about the use and impact of the red onion on our health. You’ll find some fascinating information as well as useful tips on how to use and store your onions.
We include a tasty recipe and a collection of interesting littlebites in the side column. Read more
Issue 33 - February 2012
Listening to the news this morning, the report came over that more than 2700 teenagers have been charged since 'zero alcohol for drivers under 20' came into force last August. The report continued that the police were reasonably content with that number, but of course hoping for a drop in that figure. While we hear and read much on driving and alcohol, there is another factor in relation to drivers and crashes, that we cannot ignore in our society any more. In this edition of healthbites, we look at the impact of Cannabis on the ability of our brain to perform motor tasks especially as it is shown in our ability to drive safely.
We also talk about the use and impact of Ginger on our health and we include a recipe and a collection of interesting littlebites in the side column! Read more