Cats don’t drink coffee but humans do, so why are they always pictured together?
We are living in unprecedented times, that stress can suppress our Immune System. The coronavirus known as COVID-19 is in the news and the entire world is under lockdown for a pandemic, the likes of which has never been seen before. People are being encouraged to stay at home in order to protect the NHS. There are constant updates in the news media channels, describing the negative impact of the virus. But is this helping us?
What is the Immune system and where is it?
The Immune system is operating for us 24/7. It is a complex system made up of proteins and cells that defend the body against infections. But how do you boost your immune system?
What do Statins do? Statins lower the body’s ability to make cholesterol and therefore lower your total cholesterol levels but is all cholesterol bad? There are many reasons for heart attacks and stroke. Let us first consider the issue of cholesterol.
The word Menopause creates a feeling of dread in many women, mainly because of the negative perception it is given by society. The many symptoms that come in the perimenopause (the years leading up to when periods stop) can leave a women feeling that her better years are behind her.
Who doesn’t like a coffee? A catch up with friends, or a quick cuppa grabbed at the station on the way to work. But are we in danger of putting our health at risk by the extra calories we are inadvertently consuming?
Who are most vulnerable from social media ?
The younger generation, fondly know as ‘Millenials’ have been brought up in a fast paced world, with the internet and social media being the norm. It is their go to place for information. They have the ability, unlike previous generations, to find information on any given subject at their finger tips. But it’s information overload.
Holistic Therapies is a complementary therapy term, meaning therapies that treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Reflexology and Nutritional Healing, both look at the body from this viewpoint.
It’s Wimbledon time again and what does that mean?…………..Strawberries!!!
Did you know that roughly 27,000 kilos of strawberries are eaten during the Wimbledon Championships, together with 7,000 litres of cream ?
Not only are they a British Institution at this time of year, they also pack a nutritional punch.