Make your own Tea Medicinal

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   Make your tea medicinal   Nothing beats a hot drink during cold Irish weather. Before you sit down to your traditional cup of tea, consider herbal alternatives, which offer some wonderful health benefits. Here are a few favourites to try: Ginger Tea Primary herb for the reproductive and digestive system. It is a great…

BENEFITS WILD GARLIC PESTO

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    Wild Garlic Pesto The health benefits of wild garlic are similar to regular garlic, just slightly weaker. Garlic has strong anti-viral properties and has been shown to benefit cardiovascular health. The addition of nuts and seeds to this pesto means it is packed with minerals, healthy fats and antioxidants. This versatile pesto can…

9 Ways to Beat Common Skin Problems

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9 Ways to Beat Common Skin Problems We’re used to hearing about our skin in connection with beauty, rather than health.  Skin however, is a remarkably complex organ (the largest in our bodies), which reflects your total health.  Treatment for common skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and rosacea therefore, often include a closer…

PCOS – What it is and what can I do to help my hormones?

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an imbalance of the hormonal system identified by multiple cysts developing on the surface of the ovaries. PCOS is more prominent in women of reproductive age, with many women unaware that they suffer from the illness as it often goes undiagnosed until fertility problems arise. The symptoms of PCOS can vary…

Are you low in Vitamin D ?

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    Now is the Time to Think Vitamin D   By Nutritionist, Karla Bohan for the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Karla specialises in weight management and sports nutrition.   Vitamin D is well known for its role in bone health. In fact, it is a hormone which plays an important role in many bodily…

Fit for Winter!!

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                                                                                                             Fit for Winter: A Naturopathic Guide to Staying Well. By Áine Fanning, Naturopath & Herbalist for The College of Naturopathic Medicine Winter is upon us again and to many people it can mean different things. To some it symbolises Christmas, family occasions and memories, to others it brings the images of snow and…

Some Positive Vibes!!

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    Morning Motivation & Rituals By Nutritionist and CNM Lecturer Claire Grady for the College of Naturopathic Medicine Morning rituals are essential to one’s ability to be productive. And like the old adage says ‘Tus maith leath na hoibre’ or ‘A good start is half the work’.   Here are the top morning rituals…

Brain Power!

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Which Foods Naturally Increase Brain Power? By Nutritionist and College of Naturopathic Medicine Graduate Pamela Ryan. What you eat can play a significant role in how well your brain functions day to day and throughout life. The following are some of best evidence-based foods for improving brain function Oily Fish  The best source of omega-3…

Inflammation – The Silent Killer

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By Nutritional Therapist and College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate Sharon O Dwyer Inflammation is designed for short, intensive reactions to short term external danger. We need it for survival. However, when inflammation becomes chromic (long term), it slowly but progressively damages our organs, our health and leads to rapid ageing. Many serious illnesses are linked…

Why Not Make Your Tea Medicinal?

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This article was kindly submitted Nutritionist, Jacqueline Ryan for the College of Naturopathic Medicine Nothing beats a hot drink during cold Irish weather. Before you sit down to your traditional cup of tea, consider herbal alternatives, which offer some wonderful health benefits. Here are a few favourites to try: Ginger tea: is a primary herb…