Absorb - Just for Tummies

You are what you absorb!

We all know, well at the least the gardeners amongst us know, that the strength of a tree does not lie in its limbs or branches, but in its roots.  Every persistent malfunction in the digestive system will, sooner or later, eventually impact the entire body, in the same way that a disease in a […]

Healthy Aging

Healthy ageing through the menopause

There is no one way to go through the menopause. Each woman’s experience is unique. When we reach midlife, it can be difficult to separate the effects of ageing from the effects of menopause. And while this life stage may bring changes and challenges, there are positive steps that women can take to improve their […]

Using nature to heal your gut and improve your skin

Heal your gut, heal your skin

On my 14th birthday, my parents gave me a book called Feed Your Face by Diana Binchin. The book is no longer in print. In fact, when I Google it, it’s nowhere to be found. The book included a number of recipes made from natural ingredients, full of the nutrients that are great for your […]

What is a toxin? And what does it have to do with psoriasis?

What is a toxin? And what does it have to do with psoriasis?

Our bodies have various mechanisms to protect against toxins such as physical barriers, digestive secretions, immune surveillance and enzyme systems that process toxins for secretion via sweat, breath, urine, bile and faeces. In many cases, our bodies will sequester toxins for excretion and if they can’t deal with them immediately, toxins will be stored in […]

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Psoriasis – More than Skin Deep

There are around 8 million people in the UK affected by psoriasis – one of the oldest skin diseases known to mankind. It is disfiguring and can cause social anxiety, isolation and depression. Whilst the symptoms of psoriasis may appear on the skin, the disease has strong links to gut health that are often overlooked. […]

Clean up your gut, cure your Psoriasis

How can I cure my psoriasis, and what’s my stomach, gut and liver got to do with it! Psoriasis is one of the oldest skin diseases known to mankind. It is disfiguring and can cause social anxiety, isolation and depression. It is characterised by thickened red or silvery, scaly patches on the body that can […]

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What’s causing my psoriasis

Psoriasis is a global skin disease, affecting more than 100 million people worldwide. It is also one of the oldest inflammatory skin diseases known to mankind. Psoriasis can be hugely disfiguring and has a detrimental impact on quality of life. Sufferers can become isolated and depressed due to the scaly, silvery skin lesions that can, […]

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Linda’s healthy ageing tips

Here are some of my healthy ageing tips. I am often complimented on my ‘youthful’ appearance, in particular the condition of my skin, so much so that at times it’s been embarrassing, though such comments are always welcome.  When people find out how old I am, many of them, mainly women, seem keen to know […]

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Beautiful skin really is much more than skin deep

Beautiful skin really is much more than skin deep. The prevalence of auto-immune skin conditions alongside other auto-immune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and type II diabetes is on the rise. Our wondrously complex immune system can successfully protect our bodies while recognising and eliminating billions of […]

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Psoriasis – more than skin deep

‘Breaking barriers’ is this year’s theme for World Psoriasis Day, which falls on October 29th. The day is dedicated to people with psoriasis; it’s a global event that sets out to give an international voice to the more than 125 million people around the world with psoriasis, and its aims include raising awareness to let […]