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

Being Heart Week this week it seemed like an opportune time to discuss cholesterol in the body, what it is and why it gets such a bad rap? Cholesterol indeed has a bad reputation but did you know that a healthy level of cholesterol actually has important roles in the body. Not only is, Read More

Let’s face it type 2 diabetes is now a common illness. If you don’t have the condition yourself you more than likely have a family history or know someone who does have it. According to Diabetes Australia it is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia with 275 people developing the condition every day., 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