Oral contraception and Cancer. Any News?

Worried about possible links between oral contraception and cancer? Hundreds of millions of women around the world are wondering the same.  Today, it is estimated that up to 150 million women use this contraceptive method on a daily basis, so we would like to know if there might be a possible association …

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Turmeric milk! Avoid a Touch of Frost

This magically oriental, warm and soothing turmeric milk will warm your body from within and give you this cozy feeling of an autumn evening. Ask Detective Jack Frost if you don’t believe us! Ingredients: 300ml plant milk of your choice small piece of fresh curcumin (alternatively ½ tsp of turmeric …

Fighting Cancer SERIES – What’s for tea, honey?

We are going to talk about honey today. What, honey? Isn’t it just another form of sugar? Yes, it is. Nevertheless, wait a moment before writing honey off and let us show you what nutritional benefits you can get from it. If you want to understand better what sugar is …

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Kidney Stone and Oxalate?

Kill Two Birds With One Stone Most people don’t realise they have a kidney stone until they are attacked by a sudden pain in their groin or lower back.  Usually formed from the combination of calcium and oxalate, kidney stones are hard crystalline deposits which can be as small as …

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Energy balls: a GLOBAL solution for an afternoon slump!

Nothing better than few energy balls in the afternoon. Do you feel tired and sluggish after your lunch break? Do you find yourself reaching for coffee and chocolate to get you through the day? We’ve got a better solution … it’s called Energy Balls! Easy to make and full of …

Food & Cancer! Promoter or Killer? Dr G Talk

Such a Fantastic Audience!  We would like to thank the Theosophical Society for the opportunity to talk about food and cancer. After Dr Gregorio’s talk on how diet can influence cancer development, the audience actively tuned in and discussed numerous questions regarding the topic.  Which foods promote cancer? How about …

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Gall Bladder Disease

Your gall bladder is a small organ that sits underneath your liver. It stores bile – a yellowish fluid with a high concentration of fats, mainly cholesterol – and releases it into the small intestine when you eat fatty foods. Fat-soluble nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E and K …

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Summer Diet! Time to Eat

What are the best tips for your summer diet? Avoid the ice creams and G&Ts and, instead, choose vitamin-packed, gut-friendly food and drink. A picnic is a perfect meal on a sunny day. And what’s a picnic without a sandwich?  Put down the calorie-laden choices such as baguettes, mayonnaise and …

From Farm to Fork

A letter from Dr G The correct intake of macronutrients and micronutrients is essential to sustain the normal physiological activity in the human body. Yet the body’s requirements, in terms of calories intake, proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals, varies at different stages of life. Failure to provide appropriate nourishment throughout …

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Eating for Exams

It’s exam season again, bringing with it stress, late nights and tears – and that’s just the parents.  Try these tips on eating for exams to help the students in your house stay at the top of their game. Provide sugar-free oat granola or porridge for breakfast, topped with pumpkin …