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Natural therapies snapshot

It wasn’t too long ago that natural medicine was considered a vestige of the flower power era, something only hippies were into. Nowadays, complementary medicine has become almost main .....

Low Starch Diet and calcium loss from bone

A diet low in starch has been proven by a recent study at the University of Illinois to not only assist with weight loss, but also prevent calcium loss from bone.  .....

Losing Weight is Easy Peasy

Mim gives some tips to help you lose weight. Losing weight is easy peasy. Stop eating junk, eat less and exercise more. Simple, yes? Sadly, no. For people wishing t .....

Life's a peach

Furry, firm and smells good. What’s not to love about a peach? Originating in China 4,000 years ago, peaches are members of the Rose family that also includes, plums, apricots and .....

Life Coaching

Life Coach, Josephine Formosa writes about the inspiring life of Helen Keller, and how we all can live life as a ‘daring adventure’. To experience a taste of life  .....

Just add water

It’s often the small changes that make a big difference to our health. Take water for instance. I’m convinced most of us are walking around dehydrated. Dry as a ch .....

Herbalism for Pets

Did you know that dogs and cats are innate herbalists? They search for plant matter to improve digestion and elimination and they often prefer not to eat if they are feeling  .....

Herbal Aphrodisiacs

Before Viagra, the natural world was scoured for aphrodisiacs from tiger’s dick to jackal’s bile, from ginseng to horny goat weed. Unfortunately, the area of sexual .....

Grow Your Own Medicine – Soil

Contrary to popular assumption…soil is not dirt! Healthy soil is alive with helpful micro-organisms. Mim shares an extract of her gardening book, Grow Your O .....

Grow Your Own Medicine – Lavender

Lavender has been used medicinally for thousands of years. It’s also an attractive plant for borders, pathways and rockeries and quite easy to grow. Mim shares an extract of  .....