What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which, according to NHS Choices, affects around 1 in every 420 people in the UK; this amounts to approximately 150,000 people. It is a chronic condition, which means that it is ongoing and life-long. However, there may be periods of good health (remission), … Continue reading Ulcerative Colitis
About Montmorency cherries Montmorency cherries are a variety of tart cherry called "Prunus Cerasus". They are part of the light red amarelle cultivar of sour cherries, in contrast to the dark red Morello cultivar. They grow mainly in the United States (over 70%), but can also be found in Canada and France. Traditionally used in … Continue reading Montmorency Cherry – what’s so good about it?
A 'balanced diet' is a popular topic, in the media and amongst the health conscious. Why? Because, it is an essential part of maintaining immunity, a healthy weight and all other aspects of health and well-being through daily access to the broad spectrum of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients required to properly fuel the … Continue reading Eating a Balanced Diet
What does the colon do? In order to understand what the colon does, how it works and how its state can affect our health, it's helpful first to learn a little about the greater digestive system of which it forms a part. The digestive system The digestive tract is made up of a group of … Continue reading Colon Cleansing
Enzymes are clever little molecules of protein that are made from amino acid chains. They act as catalysts (or triggers) to bring about specific biochemical reactions in the body, which produces over 3,000 kinds. Every process in the body is driven by enzymes of one kind or another - whether acting alone, in combination or … Continue reading Digestive enzymes – the stuff of life…