Lemon and Ginger Tea
Everybody loves the sunshine
Ahhh! The sun is back - at last. Opening the curtains on a sunny morning elicits a grateful, joyful sigh of relief: it has been a long, dark and cold winter.
Dry eyes from contact lenses
The most common problem reported in contact lense wearers is dry eyes, which often leads to people being able to wear lenses for short periods only, or discontinuing lenses altogether.
Where has the sunshine gone? Vitamin D
It's this time of year that we really notice the lack of light and sunshine. Sunshine is vital for our vitamin D levels, as it is manufactured in response to exposing the skin to sunlight.
Vitamin D was discovered in the 1920s, and put an end to the painful childhood bone disease rickets. More recent research has found this nutrient to be crucial in many areas of health. Deficiencies have been found to play a role in depression, cancer prevention, the development of diabetes and auto-immune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Flaxseed (aka linseed) is a very gentle, safe remedy with many uses, affecting the bowel, skin, digestion and even treating coughs and improving heart health. Read on to see how you can use it to improve your health.
Boost Your Breastmilk: Quality and Quantity. One of the most common problems I encounter with breastfeeding, after latching is supply problems. Many mothers are concerned how to improve their supply, or sustain it for as long as they want to feed their baby.