Better Digestion – Simple Steps You Can Take

Better digestion can improve your life in many ways.

If you can improve your digestion, you’ll get

  • far more of the nutritional value from the foods you eat,
  • an improved immune system
  • more energy
  • less bloating

and many more benefits.

And to help you, I’ve made up a simple infographic highlighting 7 simple steps you can take right now for better digestion.

Just click on the image to go to a full-sized version.

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Top 10 Home Stomach Remedies



If you’ve ever had an upset stomach after a spicy meal, a particularly stressful day, or just when you try out new foods (and it’s too late to visit the pharmacy), you know that your stomach is in need of some home stomach remedies.

But, the answer may not lie in running to the pharmacy and grabbing something off the shelf, anyway. When stomach trouble hits (and even before in some cases), consider home stomach remedies as your first line of defense.

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Really? The Claim: Taking a Walk After a Meal Aids Digestion

Here’s a post from the New York Times that shows that, sometimes, the simplest change to your routine can have enormous benefits…

New York Times 24th June

The Claim: Taking a Walk After a Meal Aids Digestion

For many people, the food-induced stupor that often follows a big meal is a good excuse for a nap. But for some, a brief walk shortly after eating is a quick way to burn some calories and aid digestion.
Over the years, researchers have found that a post-meal walk, as short as 15 minutes, can in fact help with digestion and improve blood sugar levels.

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Taking Care Of Your Prostate


I found the following report about taking care of your prostate on line and thought it covered this topic extremely well. It’s written by  H. K. Jones who is a registered dietitian, freelance writer, and nutrition professional based in Washington, D.C.

It includes a simple quiz that you can take to see why you should be taking care of your prostate. It’s towards the end of this rather lengthy article & I would give you a direct link – but it’s better that you read all the way through!

Prostate 101: Taking Care of Your Prostate

By H.K. Jones

All jokes about latex gloves and ice-cold lube aside, if you were to name the top 10 things most men—gay and straight—would rather just avoid, prostate exams would be high on the list. But there’s no good excuse to ignore the walnut-sized gland that forms part of the normal male reproductive system.

Located just below the bladder, the prostate’s primary function is the production of fluid in semen; it also contains some smooth muscles that help expel semen during ejaculation, and its stimulation plays an important role in the so-called “male g spot” of receptive anal sex.

But this small gland is also prone to inflammation and disease, particularly in older men. Three main problems can occur in the prostate gland: infection, enlargement, and cancer. Here’s what you need to know today, to protect your prostate tomorrow.

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Seven steps you can take to get better sleep


Seven steps you can take to get better sleep

steps to better sleep

Sometimes small changes in your lifestyle can make a big difference in your sleep.

You know you’re not getting enough if you feel tired all the time, if you get sick often, and if you depend on caffeine to get you through the day.

Maybe an additional hour a night is all you need.

So let’s take a look at some simple steps that you can take to get better sleep.

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Here’s The Best Diet For High Blood Pressure.

High Blood Pressure? Here’s The Best Diet For High Blood Pressure.

best diet for high blood pressure

If you have your blood pressure taken and the readings come out at more than140/90, then you’re suffering from hypertension, or high blood pressure.


Whilst it’s very important to get proper treatment and medication to control your high blood pressure, a healthy diet and exercise can equally help in keeping your blood pressure under control.

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Top 5 Heart Supplements

Top 5 Heart Supplements


We all know we should eat a healthy diet – after all, everyone keeps banging on about it; the TV, papers, government, doctors, and on and on – but most of us don’t have the time, money or inclination to follow the guidelines.

Added to this, our food just doesn’t have the nutritional value it used to (one report has calculated that we’d have to eat 10,000 calories a day to get the optimum levels of nutrients!!).

So, here are what I consider are the top 5 supplements for keeping your heart & cardiovascular system in good condition.
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10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack


A heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction, occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or doesn’t receive enough oxygen.

Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body.

An alternative, but equally devastating, cause is the formation of blood clots.

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Natural Remedies For Headaches


Natural Remedies For Headaches


Headaches can be extremely painful and because of this, many people don’t feel that natural cures for headaches will work.

However, if you’re one of those unfortunate people who suffer from regular headaches, you’ll know that anything is worth trying!

So here are the some of the best natural cures for headaches for the three most common types of headache.

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Cherries and Their Benefits

The benefits of cherries


The Mail Online have been extolling the virtues of Montmorency Cherries lately – in fact on July 10th they ran the following article.

by John Naish, Mail ONLINE & Daily Mail (FemailMAGAZINE) – 10th July 2015

George Washington would surely have left his father’s cherry tree undamaged if he knew knew what scientists are learning today.

For studies reveal that cherries are unusually rich in health-promoting compounds which can trim our tummy, help prevent heart disease, make exercise easier and even improve our sleep.

So at just less than 100 calories and half a gram of fat per serving, you have every reason to take more than two bites at the cherry.

Read the whole article here>>>

Of course, I stock the concentrated juice and the capsules here in store, so if you’re convinced, call in & buy some!