Monthly Archives: June 2012

ZINC STRENGTHENS IMMUNITY

In recent years, the mineral ZINC has been supplemented in the form of zinc gluconate lozenges to reduce severity and duration of the common cold.  (in the short term only, up to 500 mg daily). A nutrition survey conducted by … Continue reading

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GARLIC VERSUS YEAST OVERGROWTH

Bread, with its high activity yeast, contributes to the devlopment of Candida Albicans (thrush), which is an overgrowth of the natural population of these yeasty bacteria in the bowel.  It used to take 6 to 12 hours for a loaf … Continue reading

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HEALING FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME is caused by a lack of enzymes required to digest proteins, fats and  certain sugars and fibre. Undigested carbohydrates ferment in the intestines producing large volumes of gas, alcohol, lactic and acetic acids. All these by-products enter … Continue reading

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LUTEIN AND MACULAR DEGENERATION

One in four elderly suffer from macular degeneration.  (MD) It is the major cause of blindness in people over 65. Smoking increases the risk and selected antioxidants are protective. Those with the highest levels of vitamin C and E have … Continue reading

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