Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

What are essential oils? Are essential oils of any benefit? Are they just for topical use or can they be used internally? Are different types beneficial for different skins? Does it matter where they were grown or how they were processed? What benefits do the different oils have? Lots of questions, let’s go through them [...]

Asthma – Don’t suffer

Did you know that asthma has hit epidemic levels worldwide?  Shouldn’t be surprising when we stop and think a minute. With all the pollutants in the air (never mind the soil, food, hygiene products and cleaning products that we use)!! But did you also know that researchers claim that between 50-80% of asthma is due [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 19th, 2016|Allergies, Antioxidants, Diets, Glutathione|Comments Off on Asthma – Don’t suffer

How can chocolate be a benefit?

Most of us have heard that "dark chocolate" is good for us.  Unfortunately, the concept of "dark or bitter chocolate" was marketed well, but the marketing covered up a huge misunderstanding. Chocolate contains over 1200 molecules, over 300 nutrients that are beneficial to us.  AND they are in significant amounts not just trace amounts.  Further, the [...]

Salad bad for you? What now?

Oh dear. The old saying, 'the more man gets involved with your food, the more dangerous it becomes'...seems to get more data input daily. This time it comes in the form of salad, or more particularly lettuce. Now lettuce in and of itself can be an issue. The issue being is whether it has any [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:05+00:00January 27th, 2016|Allergies, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition|Comments Off on Salad bad for you? What now?

Probiotics and infants & young children

As we have heard so many times, vaccinations and probiotics, destroy the healthy bacteria / microbiota in the gut.  As a consequence, children have more allergies than ever before.  In fact, food allergies have increased by 20% just in the last 10 years.  They are also more susceptible to colds, flus and even issues like [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:09+00:00September 24th, 2015|Allergies, Antibiotics, Medical, Nutritional Health, Research, Vaccinations|Comments Off on Probiotics and infants & young children

Be careful…just because a product is all natural…

"All natural" is a big marketing phrase both used and abused in today's world.  How can that be? Well, as with anything else, the compound effect can have both beneficial and detrimental affects on us.  A given product may have all "natural compounds" BUT when some of the those "natural compounds" are brought together - [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:22+00:00August 10th, 2015|alkaline acidic, Allergies, Detox, Herbal Medicine, Toxicity|Comments Off on Be careful…just because a product is all natural…

Not all chemicals are toxic – understand the difference

We all repeatedly hear about how dangerous CHEMICALS are.  But like anything else...some are and some are not.  For instance, you body is made up of chemicals...all very necessary to your body's capacity to function. Dr Holly - real whole organic food and medicine The air you breath is made up of oxygen [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:23+00:00August 5th, 2015|Allergies, Anti-inflammatories, Anti-oxidants, Antibiotics, Antioxidants, Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Emotional, Gut Health, Heart Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Microbiota, Pharmaceutical, Toxicity, Water|Comments Off on Not all chemicals are toxic – understand the difference

Hemp vs Pot for medicinal purposes?

Traditionally, Hemp has been utilized for industrial purposes due to it's high content of fiber while Pot has been utilized for entertainment due to it's high content of THC.  BUT, they both come from the same plant (Cannabis Sativa L.).  For many they are lumped together because of THC content - although there is a [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:33+00:00December 7th, 2014|ADHD, Allergies, Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Autism, Cancer, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Mental Health, Nutritional Health, pH, Research|Comments Off on Hemp vs Pot for medicinal purposes?

Why is there a controversy over wheat?

Many of you have heard about or may have gluten intolerance.   A compound found in wheat, and associated grans.  Some people say that grains are good for you and others say it is bad for you.  Why the controversy.  Let's look at gluten actually and the issues that contribute to the controversy: 1   [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:34+00:00November 25th, 2014|Allergies, Glutathione, GMOs, Gut Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Nutrition, Supplements|Comments Off on Why is there a controversy over wheat?

A gluten free diet could be causing more harm than good!!

Oh no. That goes against the grain of most NDs and nutritionists. The old philosophy was: if the gluten is causing the problem, then remove the gluten. The problem with this kind of reasoning, is that it reflects conventional medicine, ie., if cholesterol is a problem, remove the fats (Unfortunately, cholesterol was never the issue [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:53+00:00January 21st, 2014|Allergies, Glutathione, Gut Health, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Nutritional Health, Supplements, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A gluten free diet could be causing more harm than good!!