Arthritis: Superfood for Thought

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So are you finding arthritis has started to creep in?  Maybe it’s in the family.  But there’s no escaping this simple equation: inflammation = pain. It’s a fact that arthritis piggybacks on the increasing inflammation associated with the ageing process. Inflammation is also linked to the breakdown of cartilage that cushions your joints, which leads [...]

Pomegranate: Ancient Superfood Rediscovered

Pomegranate

Jewel of autumn, ruby treasure – pomegranates are hot news these days, and not just in the culinary world.  Extract of pomegranate may be the next best natural anti-inflammatory. You may have noticed that the pomegranate has been making restaurant headlines for quite a while. More and more we see these small, shiny dark red [...]

Tried Tai Chi?

Tai Chi Master

Many claim that this gentle martial art can help reduce stress, improve sleep, increase energy and improve balance and flexibility.  It involves a range of slow movements that that have been practiced for centuries. Tai Chi is not a religious practice although its roots date back to the ancient Chinese philosophy of balance and harmony. [...]