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Vitamin D essential to health

The Government is now advising the public to take Vitamin D supplements in winter.   The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has produced a report on Vitamin D levels for the Government, emphasising that everyone in Britain over the age of one should take 10 mcg of Vitamin D a day. Sunshine accounts for 90 […]

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Holiday health tips

There are so many health issues that crop up when you go on holiday, particularly abroad, and especially with children too.  Whether it’s travel sickness, upset tummy, insect bites and stings, or too much sun, this helpful A-Z provides plenty of self-help tips for problems that don’t really need a doctor. ALLERGIES Foreign lands, strange […]

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Skin glowing naturally

Every day your bodies face more and more man-made chemicals and they have been fighting back. Eczema, asthma, and allergies are three of the most obvious complaints that can be linked to harsh chemicals in our environment. Chemicals build up in the body and some are known as endocrine disrupters, because they upset our hormones. According […]

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R is for Rocket

Rocket, also known as arugula, rucola and wild or salad rocket, is a member of the Brassica family, along with kale and broccoli,writes our guest blogger, Dr Susan Aldridge, freelance writer and editor based in London, with an interest in medicine, health, science and food/nutrition. It is, therefore, one of the most nutritious of the […]

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Save your skin in the sun

There’s a mixed message about the sun – the skin needs exposure to the sun to make that vital Vitamin D which is essential for healthy bones and teeth,  immune system and cognitive function – pretty important!  Yet we have been receiving a message for years that too much sun (and exposure to sunbeds) can […]

This Month’s Spotlight: Healthy Advice

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Early menopause on the increase

‘A leading women’s health expert, Dr Marilyn Glenville, claims that more and more women are having an early menopause – before 40 and sometimes in their 20s.  The normal age for ceasing periods is between 45 and 55 with an average of 50 years old. ‘The numbers are increasing and now around one in 20 […]

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Interview: Janey Lee Grace

Known for her regular appearances on Radio 2’s Steve Wright Show and Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, Janey Lee Grace has become renowned for her ‘green’ credentials. She reveals how it all started to Healthy Soul. Janey Lee Grace appears regularly on TV on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff and also on the Steve Wright […]

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Laser treatment heals nerve damage

Personal story: Following a routine hand operation Mandy Sutcliffe-Spencer of Stevenage, was left with pain and deformity in her left hand, and the medication for the pain “scrambled” her brain. Most unusually the 45 year old mother of two had a ganglion growing inside her left wrist and needed to have an operation. ‘It grew […]

How not to get fat – Ian Marber

Eat every 2½ hours during the day, combine carbohydrates with protein and make it a way of life. Oh if only it were so easy, but actually it probably is. Ian Marber is a well know nutrition therapist, broadcaster and author of several health/nutrition books. His message in his new book, How Not to Get […]

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The Functional Doctor

Dr Georges Mouton, internationally renowned pioneer of functional medicine Imagine going to see your GP because you’re feeling tired and they give you not only a blood test, but test your urine, saliva, stool and hair as well. This is standard practice for Dr Georges Mouton, the Belgian functional doctor, who practises at the Hale […]