Did you know that every feeling you have can affect some part of your body? While positive emotions such as gratitude have been scientifically linked to a number of beneficial health effects, negative emotions and stress can have a detrimental effect. According

  You may have watched the recent Horizon programme that investigated whether supplements are unnecessary or even dangerous. In fact, there's plenty of evidence to the contrary that very much supports the use of supplements. However, supplements can potentially be unsafe if you

Lifestyle medicine seems to be the new buzzword, mainly due to Dr Rangnan Chattergee and his TV series and his book 'The 4 Pillar Plan'. Lifestyle Medicine is defined as: "prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as

Apparently 27 million adults take supplements, so clearly many people feel they are important and effective for improving health. However, the consumption of additional nutrients in the form of supplements is often dismissed as a waste of money by doctors

This content by Vanessa May was included in Natural Health Magazine, December 2014   • Complex carbohydrates Interestingly, people with SAD (seasonal affective disorder) apparently process sugar differently in winter compared with summer. Cravings for refined carbs, such as bread, cakes and biscuits,