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MSG Sensitivity Symptoms

December 04, 2014

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MSG is a natural building block of proteins and when it’s not attached to protein it enhances the flavour of foods. However, consumption of MSG can cause a vast range of side-effects including eczema symptoms. 

According to the American Nutrition Association, at least 25% of the U.S. population have adverse reactions to free glutamic acid, a source of MSG present in many packaged foods. Most people don’t know they’re sensitive to flavour enhancers and children are commonly affected. Eating MSG-rich foods can trigger a range of skin problems and it prematurely ages the skin 

This article includes a printable shopping guide ... 

Choosing the right probiotic supplement

October 20, 2014

Find the right probiotic for your specific health concern including eczema, allergies, candida and digestive complaints. It's easy with this comprehensive list designed to take the guess-work out of probiotic shopping once and for all...

What are probiotics?

Probiotics contain health-promoting bacteria also known as microflora, which are naturally found in the gastrointestinal tract of healthy people. Microflora work by adhering to your gut wall and “policing” potentially harmful microbes so they can’t multiply and thrive. Beneficial bacteria promote healthy digestion and they can manufacture some vitamins including the B-group vitamins so they help to decrease the risk of nutritional deficiencies. 

Find the right probiotic supplement for eczema and other health concerns ...

 

Is your diet ageing your skin? Take the AGE test

October 17, 2014

When it comes to sabotaging your skin, there are a range of factors that can fast-track wrinkling, cellulite, mottled pigmentation and other signs of skin ageing. Sun exposure, dehydration and smoking are no brainers – we know they cause skin ageing. But what about your diet?

Research shows you can simply eat fewer advanced glycation end products in your diet to reduce AGE levels in your skin – your skin will look younger, and you’ll also improve your health and longevity.

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Take the AGEs test now

 

Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad

August 30, 2014

This antioxidant-rich salad is a classic dinner party dish which will have your friends asking for the recipe. It is acid–alkaline balanced for healthy skin and the low GI red quinoa contains skin protective anthocyanins. This is a recipe from Younger Skin in 28 Days.

"I LOVE this salad - it’s really tasty and simple to make. It’s a definite favourite." ~ TV Vet Katrina Warren 

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How to cut and de-seed a pomegranate

November 27, 2013

Have you ever been told to bash the seeds out of your pomegranate? Well, don't. This creates mess (red juice sprayed across the bench), and the final result is damaged seeds. Here is an easy, mess-free way to extract pomegranate seeds …

Step 1: Buy a good quality pomegranate 

When shopping for pomegranates, choose nice heavy ones with firm, unwrinkled skin, with no decaying or softened patches. If your pomegranate has soft patches then it might be old and there may be a larger number of discoloured, unusable seeds. 

Step 2: Submerge the pomegranate in a bowl of water...

Eczema itch-busters

November 14, 2013

The itch of eczema can cause great pain and discomfort. It can disturb sleep and prevent you from doing fun activities such as swimming and socialising. One of my patients describe it like trying to sleep in an ant's nest. However, if you have itchy skin there is plenty you can do about it.  

Here are some natural itch-busting remedies:

  • Drink an alkalising drink such as carrot, celery, pear and a little beetroot ...
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