Category Archives: Food fixes

healing foods and good recipes

Eat to beat the Winter Blues and S.A.D

At this time of the year when the light levels drop and the rain and cold puts a dampener on going outside we tend to plummet in our natural synthesis of Vitamin D – which is a precursor of serotonin … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato and Thyme Soup – a recipe for Winter Wellness

The warmth and nourishment of soup when you are unwell is often likened to a hug in a bowl but soup can help maintain wellness as well as fight off colds and flu. So in this one, beyond vitamin C, … Continue reading

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Two easy and delicious Muesli recipes for sustained energy and wellness nutrients

Original Muesli Once upon a time, muesli was cutting-edge nutritional medicine to treat jaundice and fatigue, developed by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner around 1900. This is the original recipe – one that was not a collection of dry ingredients as … Continue reading

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diminishing dyspepsia – how to deal with indigestion and bloating

Dyspepsia is the medical term for indigestion. Indigestion is a dysfunction of the digestive system linked to excess stomach acid – presenting as the sensation of fullness post meal with varying degrees of intensity of discomfort in the upper abdomen. … Continue reading

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Negating Neuralgia

Neuralgia is a medical term that defines any pain originating from a nerve. Most often manifesting as a stabbing, sharp or burning pain. A lot of pain is ‘referred’ and this is more than true with neuralgia – meaning while … Continue reading

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Do and Don’t Foods for fibromyalgia and chronic pain

Fibro is a complex cluster of complaints – not just chronic pain and stiffness but sleep issues, irritation and complications with neurotransmitters and hormones that effect mood and energy levels. There can be allied symptoms from irritable bowel to tinnitus. … Continue reading

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back to school – stomach flu prevention tips

Young children are prone to stomach bugs because their immune systems are still developing and they haven’t  yet developed a broad range of antibodies from years of exposure to a variety of germs.  Each illness episode will build a stronger … Continue reading

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