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Keeping Your Immune System Healthy – Part 2

In part 1 of this series I wrote about wheatgrass, probiotics and keeping stress levels low to improve immune function. How many of you have succumbed so far this winter to the bugs that have been going around? My guess … Continue reading

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Keeping your immune system healthy: Part 1

We’re getting towards cold weather, and with this tends to come sniffles, colds and a higher incidence of respiratory infections. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and there is so much you can do to boost your immunity. … Continue reading

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Breaking Through the Pain

Having put a rib out whilst waterskiing in the Caribbean, I maybe should have listened more carefully to what my body was saying. But with an adventure quadrathlon to do two days later (or should that be a pentathlon since … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Chronic Stress

Although I would never have admitted it, in early 1990 in the lead-up to becoming seriously ill, I was chronically stressed. When your fear, fight and flight mechanism is continuously activated, things can start to go wrong quite rapidly. A … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

You’re living a healthy lifestyle, you’re taking some exercise and doing everything you’ve been told is right, but the stubborn pounds just aren’t shifting. What’s going wrong? Many people are in this situation, so you’re absolutely not alone. If the … Continue reading

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