Issue 50 - December 2014
This 50th edition of healthbites focuses on some help to the recent spate of viruses circulating in New Zealand and abroad. It certainly seems that the bugs are getting bigger than us and are taking many down with illnesses, lasting even into weeks.
Also we take a look at beetroot and its amazing impact on the blood. You’ll find a matching recipe for a beetroot salad. As usual, there is an interesting selection of littlebites too!. Read more

Issue 49 - October 2014
This edition of healthbites focuses on the Ebola pandemic that is causing concern worldwide. So far, the South Pacific is free of it, but none-the-less we should keep our mental, physical and spiritual health up to the optimum, to at least have the best opportunity to ward off the aggressive viruses that are making their presence known.
Also we look at the immune system and how to boost it. You’ll find a recipe for a vege juice to boost immunity. And of course littlebites has some helpful info!. Read more

Issue 48 - August 2014
This edition of healthbites focuses on the dangers of eating unclean animals. While we do not recommend the eating of any animals, pigs certainly fall far short of our food source. You will find this article interesting. We also look at magnesium deficiencies and ways to identify and deal with it.
And of course littlebites has some helpful hints and tips and you’ll find a tasty recipe to keep you busy in the kitchen. Read more

Issue 47 - June 2014
This edition of healthbites takes an interesting and yet logical look at erectile dysfunction and shows yet another reason for eating a plant-based diet to prevent and lower cholesterol buildup in our arteries. The article following looks at the related health benefits of pistachio nuts.
And of course littlebites has some helpful hints and tips and you’ll find a tasty recipe to keep you busy in the kitchen. Read more

Issue 46 - April 2014
This edition of healthbites is dedicated to look at giving the body a good boost with one of the renown superfoods - Spirulina. While there is a lot of hype about all sorts of new superfoods, spirulina has stood the test of time and when used in balance has been shown to be beneficial to overall health. The second article takes a broader look at the benefits of blue/green algae which grows in the sea.
Don’t forget our littlebites column for helpful hints and tips. Full articles can be supplied upon request if you would like to study further. Read more

Issue 45 - February 2014
In this edition of healthbites, we look at violent video games delaying the development of moral judgment in teenagers. Is the time spent on what is supposed to be harmless entertainment really all that safe? Brock University have done some extensive research and come up with some results.
We also look at the benefits of the humble pear. Little do we realise the health punch packed in their little green skin.
Don’t forget our littlebites column for helpful hints and tips. Full articles can be supplied upon request if any would like to study further. Read more