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Rio Rosa Mosqueta Skincare

Rio Rosa Mosqueta, part of the Rio Amazon Collection, produces 100% natural organic skincare using carefully selected natural ingredients and organic plant extracts sustainably sourced from South America. All of their skincare products are formulated with pure Chilean rosehip seed oil, which in clinical trials has been shown to have a 90% success rate for treating scars and minor skin problems, so when I was given the chance to try out some of their products on my own skin, I was really excited to see if they made a

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5 Ways to Boost your Child’s Immunity

Yes, it's here already - the 'back to school' season. It's time to buy new school uniforms, stock up on stationary and plan those packed lunches. Whether your little ones are flying the nest and heading to school, or it’s simply that time of the year again, the last thing you want is for them to be reaching the school gates with coughs and sneezes. With over 58% of all cases of children missing school due to illness, according to the Department of Education, we have spoken with our experts for top tips on how we can boost our

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Beat the Bloat in 8 Simple Steps

With 1 in 2 Brits suffering from digestion issues, we have spoken to leading experts for their top tips on how we can beat the bloat.... How do we know if our gut is unhealthy? "Many health issues have been linked to problems in the gut - ranging from digestive issues such as bloating, gas and diarrhoea, to food allergies or sensitivities, depression, anxiety and other mood issues, skin issues such as eczema and more serious health issues such as diabetes and autoimmune disease. "The health of your digestive system is

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Click For Therapy: Find Your Perfect Therapist Online

Click For Therapy provides an online directory of therapists, where you can search for a specific solution to your health issues and connect with individuals who can help in your local area. What makes Click For Therapy a bit different, is the personal touch. Therapists are encouraged to include a photograph and as much personal information about themselves as they wish in their profile. In order to establish trust, you are also able to review therapists on-site, and make recommendations for other prospective clients. This

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Waterworks

We reveal the natural remedies that will help maintain a healthy bladder… Until it stops working properly, your bladder is one of those body parts that you rarely pay much attention to. There are a lot of issues that can arise, including painful urination, urine leakage, urinary tract infections and frequent urges to go during the day and night, so it’s important to help maintain a healthy bladder. • Drink water Drinking plenty of water — about six to eight glasses daily — can flush bacteria out of your urinary tract and help

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Inflammation Fight

We discover the supplements and foods which reduce inflammation… Inflammation is the body’s attempt at self-protection; inflammation occurs to help remove harmful stimuli- including irritants, pathogens and damaged cells- and begin the healing process. It is simply part of the body’s immune response. Nutritional therapist Claire Barnes, a technical advisor for Protexin, explains how inflammation can become problematic: “Inflammation is a normal and beneficial immune response, however due to imbalances in the body, especially

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Antioxidants Explained

What exactly are antioxidants and why should we include them in our diets? We often associate the word ‘antioxidant’ with good health, but do we really know what antioxidants are? An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules, helping to prevent types of cell damage. Nutritional therapist Claire Barnes, a technical advisor for Protexin, explains why we should include antioxidants in our diet: “Through our daily lives we are exposed to free-radicals mainly through environmental toxins, such as

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Supplements For High Blood Pressure

By medical nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer, an expert in food, herbs and supplements An estimated one in three people have hypertension, with a blood pressure that is consistently above 140/90mmHg. Several diet and lifestyle changes can help to reduce blood pressure naturally and may help to reduce your need for increasing doses of medication. One of the most important steps is to reduce salt intake, as consuming excess sodium can promote fluid retention and increased blood pressure in many people. Following the so-called DASH

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Get Fruity – How to Get Children to Eat More Fruit!

By nutritional therapist Katharine Tate, an expert in family health and nutrition Eating your ‘five a day’ has become mainstream advice but still children are falling short of this minimum recommendation with latest research suggesting children aged between 5-15 eat an average of 3 a day, and low fruit diets can increase the risk of disease in adulthood. Taking this into account, why is fruit so important for our health and how can we increase our children’s consumption? Fruit is a great source of nutrients including vitamin

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Thai Style Prawn and Pineapple Salad

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey  A delicious light and refreshing summer protein-packed salad. Spoon it into a hollowed out pineapple half for a perfect outdoor al Fresco dish. This meal is also gluten free, dairy free and paleo. (serves 4) Ingredients:  200g large prawns cooked 1 red pepper deseeded and diced 1 carrot julienne ½ pineapple cut lengthways Handful of fresh mint, chopped Handful of fresh basil, chopped Little gem lettuce, shredded Handful of coriander leaves Chilli lime dressing 125ml lime

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