Fluoride tooth paste

Dental Hygiene and Fluoride

Fluoride tooth paste At my daughter's two year review the health visitor gave her a free toothbrush and tube of tooth paste.  The advise was that children up to three years old should use a toothpaste...
The wonderful echinacea plant

Herbal Remedies- Echinacea and Valerian

The wonderful echinacea plant Over the last 12 months I have developed an interest in alternative remedies, which I guess supports my love of holistic therapies and the natural world.  With a 2 year old...
Goji berries

Ten Interesting Facts About Goji Berries

Love goji berries Ten Interesting Facts About Goji Berries The small red berries are also known as wolfberries and scientifically called Lycium barum. Tibetan and Chinese healers have used them for...
Fabulous fresh mackerel

Healthy BBQ Tips

Fabulous fresh mackerel One of my favourite things about nice weather is being able to eat outdoors and hey - the sun has now been shining for 3 weeks!  What's more, we have just moved to a new house...
Going Gluten Free

Going Gluten Free

Going Gluten Free If you are diagnosed with celiac disease, this means your body isn’t able to deal with gluten and any amount of gluten eaten or drank will attack the lining of the small intestine’s...
Healthy, organic produce

4 Foods to Buy Organically

Healthy, organic produce If we actually lived in a perfect world where we were all healthy people, then I’m pretty sure that we’d all be shopping for food at our local farmer’s markets, having our...

The Importance of Iron In the Diet

Iron is an essential mineral in all cells of the body.  It is however only needed in minute quantities and our bodies cleverly only absorb what is needed.  According to an article on the BBC Health website,...