Googles and Mask PPE with Gloved Hands

A survival guide to wearing PPE – Part 1

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This very strange situation we find ourselves in due to the pandemic and lockdown, has had an impact on both the mental and physical health of many people. However, for those on the front line having to wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) all day long, it’s much more extreme and the physical demands alone are enormous and extremely challenging. In …

Probiotic Microscopic

Probiotics: important for the whole family

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If you had to do one thing to do for your health this year, you would do well to choose to take probiotics. Perfect for after all the festive excess from both food and alcohol, as well as for bloating and gut problems and also for fighting all those winter bugs. Shabir Daya, the pharmacist at Victoria Health, gives us …

Natural Treatments for Eczema

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

Eczema comes in many forms and few people have escaped suffering from it at some point of their lives. It can flare up when the weather gets cold and heating is constantly on. The effects can vary from mild to quite severe and unfortunately there’s no known cure. Steroid creams are the norm for treating it but long term use …

Organic Coconut Butter

Why it’s Great to Cook with Coconut Butter

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Much has been written about coconut oil and it’s incredible health properties of late (including in my book The In-Sync Diet). One of it’s best features is that it’s good at high temperatures and so is ideal for frying and baking unlike most oils, including olive oil, that go rancid at high temperatures. But what’s the difference between coconut oil …

Turmeric Root and Powder

Turmeric – The Spice with health Benefits

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After my spell of dancing on Stepping Out, I found myself nursing a number of injuries. A swollen knee, that was quite inflamed being the main culprit. Ibuprofin is always what the doctor or physiotherapist will suggest, but nature has it’s own highly beneficial version that not only helps get rid of inflammation but has a load of other  benefits …