Author Archives: Carolyn

FOR THE OBESE OR OVERWEIGHT CLIENT – FAT LOSS NOT WEIGHT LOSS

A low carbohydrate diet and regular  morning exercise are the key to fat loss.   The body will be forced to burn carbohydrates first or diabetes ensues, so if one is on a high carbohydrate diet, usually only those carbs will … Continue reading

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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME

Metabolic Syndrome patients present with large waist circumference, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and blood sugar, pancreas and insulin level abnormalities. Such patients are showing  a blood clotting tendency and can be served well by daily low dose, enteric coated … Continue reading

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SINUSITIS AND HAYFEVER

Bushes, shrubs, flowers, trees and grasses release their pollens into the air and if we are allergic to any of these we develop hayfever and inflammation of the sinus cavities in the forehead and cheek bones. Sinusitis can be instigated … Continue reading

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THE HAZARDS OF HEAT WAVES

We need to be ever vigilant in protecting ourselves from the sun and high temperatures. Care should be taken during summer to drink considerably more, for adults two and a half litres daily to avoid dehydration, choosing water above all … Continue reading

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WHEAT FLOUR SUBSTITUTE

Sensitivity or allergy to wheat and other gluten containing foods is a very real issue for some people. Nothing substitutes exactly for wheat flour but a mixture of flours works best.   Try a mixture of the following:   2/3 cup of … Continue reading

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SPIRULINA

Spirulina is a blue-green single cell alga, microscopic in size and spiral in shape.   It thrives in warm alkaline lakes, absorbing an abundance of minerals.   To the Aztecs it was so highly prized as a sustaining food that it was … Continue reading

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RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA USE – MYTHS AND FACTS

There is a general belief amongst marijuana users that the drug is safe, or at least no more dangerous than tobacco or alcohol. The following article outlines the risks to overall health of the human body. Marijuana smoke contains many … Continue reading

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HOLIDAYS

Many of us enjoy an extended holiday season at this time of the year, which makes it possible to travel. Unfortunately for some, motion sickness can dampen one’s enthusiasm. Studies of novice civilian pilots revealed that those who ate three … Continue reading

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ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

You may have heard of the upsurge of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The most powerful antibiotic we have available is now too losing its’ effect against bacteria such as Golden Staph, a bacteria capable of causing death. As a result of … Continue reading

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF EATING SOYBEANS

According to tradition, soy beans were one of the five sacred crops named by the Chinese emperor Sheng-nung, nearly 5 thousand years ago. Recent increased interest in the health benefits of the soy bean has focused on the possible role … Continue reading

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