Have You Heard Of Oil Pulling?

It was new to me until a few months ago when I started to notice videos and blog posts all talking about this so called ancient technique. To be a little more exact the claim was that this is a technique used in Ayurvedic Medicine and that also puzzled me. Because I have studied Ayurveda; not to professional level but as a Naturopath I love to learn healing practises and principles from other parts of the world.…

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Is Mitochondrial Medicine A Breakthrough or a Dead End?

As many as 2 million American suffer from Mitochondrial Disease and yet few of us have either heard of it or can say what mitochondria are. Simply put mitochondria are tiny little energy producing organs found in each of our muscles and most cells. How small are they? About 1 millionth of a metre or yard so it hard to see what is going wrong in this type of disease and to fix it too. We know…

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Can Light Be Lunch?

What's your idea of a "Light lunch? Mine is soup and salad which fills me up and leaves me feeling well-nourished and ready to get going on what I want to do next. But what if the energy we get from our food could be got from light itself? Could light really be our lunch? Sounds wacky I agree but stay with me here in our mood of "What if?" Energy is at the Root of all…

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Asthma, Pollution and Anti-oxidants

Have you ever been in a fog so thick that you could not see your hand in front of your face? I have ! These fogs were so thick they were called "Peasoupers" and as an ex resident of London I remember them. Just as I remember the asthma I suffered because of that smog and pollution. Insert photos The worst of these scandals occurred in 1952 when, to quote from the Wiki, "4,000 additional deaths were…

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