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A look at digestion with Holistic Nutritionist, Alison Cowell

A look at digestion with Holistic Nutritionist, Alison Cowell

We work under the same roof as Alison from Healthy Eating and we often refer patients to her who are experiencing long term upset stomachs, indigestion, constipation and other digestive problems. As a Holistic Nutritionist, she knows all too well how our food can influence our overall health. So, as we were planning this column on digestion, I asked Alison if she could shed some light on the matter. Thanks Alison. The human body is simply a series of cells waiting for nutrients, and we get those nutrients from the foods we eat. Simple, right? You know all about healthy...

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Is it a cold or flu and what to do about it?

Is it a cold or flu and what to do about it?

It’s winter time and we are seeing more colds and flu, but becoming infected has nothing to do with being outside in the cold weather. Both colds and flu are very infectious and spread by close contact with a cold sufferer or inhaling cold virus spray in the air.

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Dry skin, eczema and the 4 best ways to survive the cooler months

Dry skin and eczema, or dermatitis, are very common and affects about one in every five people at some time in their lives and are often interlinked with each other. Over the cooler months central heating and extreme weather conditions can dry the skin out, while age, dehydration, excessive contact with water and irritation from harsh soaps and detergents can also be factors. There are a number of ways to minimise or eliminate dry skin and eczema ...

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Up to 50% of us don’t take our medicines as prescribed … it’s time to put our health first.

Up to 50% of us don’t take our medicines as prescribed … it’s time to put our health first.

Every time you have a prescription dispensed, your pharmacist will check it for legality, accuracy and interactions with any of your other medicines. We will check if the correct strength of medicine has been prescribed for you and contact your doctor with any queries or suggestions. But there is more your pharmacist can do to help you stay healthy ...

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Acne

There are many myths about acne and its causes, cures and aggravating factors. The biggest is that chocolate and fatty, greasy, foods are the culprits in causing acne. Another fallacy is that poor hygiene is the cause.

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