Garlic! The food we love to avoid for it’s odor producing properties but of all the times of the year now is the time to consume it. Not the bland, white odorless varieties shipped in from overseas either but the pungent, locally grown varieties for their sulfur containing compounds such as thiosulfinates and sulfoxides which not, Read More

High blood pressure, or hypertension, seems to be an ailment that  is accepted as some people’s lot in life. However there are certain modifiable risk  factors, other than family history, which make some people more susceptible to high blood pressure. It’s important to address these, particularly if you also have a family history of, Read More

It always alarms me when people complain or even joke about this issue of healthy eating being tasteless and boring. It need not be any of these things.  Some of our best natural flavour enhancers such as chilli and cocoa (in its pure form) are actually fat burning and there’s a multitude of other, Read More

This week (May 1st – May 7th) marks Heart Week this year so it seemed like the opportune time to discuss what natural measures can be taken to protect your cardiovascular system from the effects of high cholesterol and blood pressure such as heart attack and stroke. You can be working everyday to prevent, Read More