Strengthening your immune system has become a real priority for everyone in the family – especially now we are running out of effective antibiotics. The threat is very real as the medical literature shows.“Drug-resistant superbugs represent one of the gravest threats in the history of medicine”. The Lancet“The effectiveness of lifesaving antibiotics is at risk. Many … Read More
If you suffer from stiffness and pain in your joints – whether in knees, hips, shoulders or hands – you don’t need to be told it can be miserable. So, if you experience a flare-up, it’s natural to reach for a painkiller, but they only treat the symptoms and not the cause. Fortunately, new high-quality … Read More
The big difference between adequate and optimum nutrition Most of the food we eat will adequately support life.But it does not necessarily sustain ideal health. Witness the fact that UK national statistics show the average person will live the last 10 years of their life in ill health and some level of dependency. We all want to … Read More
Few people realise that: • some 70% to 80% of the body’s immune cells are located in their intestines,• some 25% of all adults suffer – often without being aware – from problems related to their gastro – intestinal tract (GI tract) or gut.
1-3, 1-6 Beta GlucansAs winter approaches you should be aware of the power of the natural immune enhancing nutrient called 1-3, 1-6 beta glucans. (This type of beta glucans is not the same as oat beta glucans, which can help lower cholesterol levels, but is not an immune booster.)From baker’s yeast and shiitake mushroomsWellmune 1,3 1,6 beta glucans are extracted from the … Read More
Clinical trials support use of food supplements To realise that you are beginning to lose your sight is a truly frightening experience. A condition called macular degeneration is the leading cause of loss of vision. And because it occurs most often after the age of 60, it’s usually referred to as Age-related Macular Degeneration – or AMD.But two peer-reviewed clinical trials … Read More
We’ve just had yet another warning – this time unexpectedly from the IMF (International Monetary Fund) – that the rise of ‘super-strains’ of deadly bacteria, which resist all known antibiotics, is threatening our medical system, our economies and our families.The Sunday Times on 15th May highlighted the fact that a simple scraped knee or urinary tract … Read More
The antibiotic crisis: Could this be the end of modern medicine?The UK’s Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies recently warned:“… the rise in antibiotic-resistant diseases could trigger a national emergency comparable to a catastrophic terrorist attack, pandemic flu or major coastal flooding.”She is on record as saying we could routinely see deaths from minor surgery … Read More
The aging process leads to a lower immune response capability.Health researchers believe that the aging process leads to a lower immune response capability. And a weakened immune system, in turn, leads to more infections, an increase in inflammatory related diseases (like heart disease and stroke), and more cancer. As life expectancy has increased, so too has … Read More
Beta glucans are being hailed as nature’s most effective immune system activator. A complex carbohydrate fibre, once ingested it primes your body’s innate defences to respond swiftly against viruses, bacteria, parasitic and fungal infections, meaning you suffer less and recover faster from illness.