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Surviving the winter flu's, colds and viruses.

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Surviving the winter flu's, colds and viruses.

Maintain a daily dose of Vitamin C (1000mg). Take a daily dose of Elderberry capsules (400-800mg daily). Then for 6 weeks at a time rotate the Oregon Grape, Echinacea and Olive Leaf. Take alongside a good daily multivitamin. Use an Echinacea/ Elderberry Throat Spray when travelling or in large crowds; use as a throat spray to recommended dosage and also as a topical hand spray. Fears over pandemics of Bird flu, Swine fever and Tuberculosis make regular headlines and for the elderly, poorly or very young these are especially serious threats to health. Here nutritionist Alex Kirchin MSc DipION, gives...

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Antibiotic Armageddon is Upon us – What can we do?

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Antibiotic Armageddon is Upon us – What can we do?

Fight Infections naturally like we have done for millions of years.   With the call to reduce the number of antibiotics used both in farming and via prescription, how can we reduce our personal dependence on antibiotics?  Fears over pandemics of Australian Flu, Ebola outbreaks worldwide and Tuberculosis make regular headlines and for the elderly, poorly or very young these are especially serious threats to health. Promote natural immunity Gastrointestinal integrity – the gut is crucial as a key player in mucosal defence and as a protective barrier against pathogens. Eat a diet abundant in organic vegetables, fruit and raw unsalted...

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