Very popular in recent years, especially in the field of holistic therapy, chelation is firstly a strictly-regulated medical practice, used in cases of heavy metal poisoning. Let’s find out more.
A new ‘detox’ diet has recently emerged: a high-protein diet to reduce an enlarged liver. But does it really work? What are the risks of such an approach? And are there any alternatives for achieving the same end?
The body has 5 emunctory organs which carry out a number of metabolic functions including the elimination of toxins. Read on to find out how to drain them effectively and thus help them ‘do their job’.
What can you do to compensate for the never-ending succession of meals over the festive period? Discover our top 10 dietary and detox tips for staying in shape and maintaining your health.
“A glass of wine keeps the doctor away”. Do you agree with this old adage? Our true/false article tells you all you need to know about the health benefits or otherwise of alcohol.
Sweets are an obvious example of a product containing food additives – but there’s often nothing ‘sweet’ about these sometimes controversial ingredients. Let’s take a look at the food colors, preservatives and other undesirable substances we’d do well to avoid.
The liver is a crucial organ for purifying the body. Taking certain plant extracts with detoxifying properties can help it function at its best: discover the 7 most effective of these plants.
Inspired by the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors, the paleo diet has been very much in vogue for several years now. Spotlight on this healthy diet - its principles and effects.
Western diets with their reliance on processed foods have for some years been seriously disrupting our bodies’ acid-base balance. Find out how you can put this right.
This vegetable from the thistle family appeals to both young and old alike with its delicate, sweet flavour … but how can you get the most out of its properties?
Perhaps you’ve eaten too much fat, sugar and salt, and drunk too much alcohol. Or maybe you just want to give your body a boost from time to time with some health-beneficial compounds. Here are 4 must-have substances to include in any detox program.
Among the plants traditionally used to help cleanse and protect the lungs, the five described below offer particular efficacy.
Chelation is the process of eliminating dangerous metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium from the body. Here we look at detoxification with DMSA, one of the best chelators available.
The liver needs daily support to ensure it fulfillls its essential functions in the body. The following plants are an invaluable aid.
Air pollution is a genuine blight on society. Towns and cities are obviously worst affected but the countryside is not immune either. Climatologists and health professionals alike are ramping up their warnings! It’s time to take concrete measures to curb the health risks associated with air pollution!
The latest food trend among top chefs, a complete meat substitute for vegetarians, a superfood with exceptional benefits … spirulina is grabbing more and more headlines across the globe.