Celery and celery seeds contain anti fungal and antibacterial properties as well as anti-inflammatory effects. It can help with high blood pressure and cholesterol levels as well as swollen feet.
The Polio Cookbook is still available from our office and contains gems such as creative ways to include eggs in our diet. Eggs are a great source of protein, which slows down the release of plant sugar from flour, pasta and grains. Poached, boiled, fried or scrambled are all simple, or you can include themContinue reading “Creative, healthy cooking”
It may be more important to ensure a good balance between calcium and magnesium to protect your bone strength. There is good data to suggest that eliminating dairy products from the diet does reduce the pain and stiffness for many people with arthritis. Here is a deeper look at the biochemistry of muscle action whichContinue reading “Pain vs Cheese”
You can eat celery stalks, leaves and seeds, and this versatile vegetables can have antibacterial, anti fungal properties, but it may also help reduce inflammation, blood pressure, cholesterol, swollen feet, muscle cramps and digestive ulcers. It can improve digestive function and kidney function.
Can castor oil help your cataracts? It can help rheumatoid arthritis pain and stiffness, osteoarthritis, gout, corns, cracked heels, rashes, tinea, migraines, insomnia, sunburn and mouth ulcers. It can help you grow stronger, healthier hair and fingernails. Of course, it was a popular treatment for constipation.
We often think about what we eat only when we are worrying about our weight. Especially around Christmas time! Taurine can also be helpful for liver and gallbladder problems. There are some ways we can identify possible deficiencies or excesses. If you are suffering from particular digestive problems such as reflux, food cravings, or dehydrationContinue reading “Digestive problems”
Iodine is by far the best antibiotic, antiviral and antiseptic of all time. Dr. David Derry The antiseptic properties of iodine are used to sterilize every surface and material in hospitals. Iodine is an excellent microbicide with a broad range of action that includes almost all of the important health-related microorganisms, such as enteric bacteria, entericContinue reading “Iodine the antiseptic”
When I started my nursing training at Fremantle Hospital 50 years ago in 1965, one of the first things we had to do was go back to school to learn cooking. I couldn’t believe it! We even had the same cooking teacher from John Curtin High School that I thought I had left behind meContinue reading “Instinctive Eating”