Alcohol and Your Weight

If you are trying to lose weight but feeling frustrated by your efforts, maybe it’s not what you are eating that is the problem.  If you are regularly drinking alcohol, then this can have a very negative effect on your ability to shed the excess kilograms. Alcohol contains empty calories – the term ‘empty’ literally…

Time for a Spring Clean!

In our modern world toxins are almost impossible to avoid.  Environmental toxins include things like pesticides, food additives and colourings, air and water pollutants (just to name a few).  However, toxins can also be generated within your own body.  For example, if you have an overgrowth of harmful bacteria in your intestines, these can produce…

Why we love Ginseng

Ginseng refers to eleven different varieties of a short, slow-growing plant with fleshy roots. Ginseng is believed to restore and enhance wellbeing. It is one of the most popular herbal remedies. Ginseng has traditionally been taken to aid a range of medical conditions and regular use may result in improved wellbeing; Ginseng has had beneficial…