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Is ginger useful for treating IBS?

25Feb

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http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/11/27/ginger/ The next ingredient to be reviewed is ginger. Ginger has many studies into it’s use to treat vomiting in pregnancy and to treat nausea during treatments such as chemotherapy or reducing sickness after surgery. Ginger has a long history … Continue reading

  

Turmeric – medical jack-of-all trades, or just great curry ingredient?

7Jan

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http://www.compoundchem.com/ Turmeric is a wonderful ingredient to add to a curry – it also has been exalted as a wonder food with lot’s of great benefits for health. Some of the more pervasive anecdotes with regards to turmerics ‘heath benefits’ … Continue reading

  

Neal’s Yard Remedies – Healing Foods Book Review

16Jul

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We’re constantly being told what foods are bad for us – to cut back on sugar and eat more fruit; eat more eggs for protein or eat fewer eggs to prevent high cholesterol. With so much conflicting information it leaves … Continue reading