Beetroot is an absolute super food:
The rich red-purple colour is provided by anti-carcinogens such as the antioxidant betacyanin, which are understood to prevent mutated cancerous growth of cells and have anti-inflammatory properties, and can greatly improve the uptake of oxygen.
The juice – 250ml every day has been shown to reduce
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Tough Mudder runs 10-12 mile muddy obstacle course events throughout the world with the tagline “Probably the toughest event on the planet”.
These events have exploded onto the UK scene in the last couple of years, with between 12,000 and 18,000 participants per weekend, and between 5,000 and 9,000 spectators. There have already
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Patient A comes for acupuncture to help deal with anxiety and panic attacks. He also reports a strong feeling of insecurity and tension.
Upon further questioning he reveals he wakes once to twice in the night, with anxiety and palpitations coming and going randomly, but particularly lying in bed. He describes himself as a “hot
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Thanks for health, Thanks for wealth, Thanks for change, Thanks for stillness. Thanks for friendship, Thanks for family. Thanks for love, Thanks for power, Thanks for wisdom. Thanks for balance, Thanks for harmony, Thanks for vitality. Thanks for purity, Thanks for perfection.
The Cardiovascular or Circulatory System
Heart disease is one of the biggest medical concerns in the world today, and there is much positive research on how, what and whether acupuncture can help. According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), in 2010 (their most recent reliable published figures) cardiovascular disease was the biggest killer in
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One great way to keep your digestive system at optimum level is to practice weekly fasting for health benefits and weight loss (also called ‘intermittent fasting’) – either for one day, two days or two separate days each week. Fasting is the abstinence of all or some food types (and often drink too) for a
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Insomnia is an all pervasive nuisance. With Acupuncture Awareness Week shortly upon us in the UK (25th February until 3rd March), singer and actress Toyah Willcox has been talking about the great success she has had with acupuncture for insomnia, pain and improving all round well being for over 30 years. “I
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inspiration, motivation, perspiration,
New research shows again how effective acupuncture can be for weight loss, with a study conducted on obese women, some of whom were experiencing peri-menopausal symptoms. It proved to be far more effective than sham, placebo and no acupuncture. Whilst acupuncture has been proven effective in weight loss research for years,
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Don’t let anything hold you back! When you get knocked down, pick yourself up.
Never give up, keep moving towards your goal. There is nothing that can stop you but your own mind. Yes, obstacles come, move round them and you will succeed.
Here’s a little tune for inspiration
Due to popular demand, I am now teaching workshops in balancing emotions according to the Chinese 5 Elements system. Talking in treatment about how to neutralise our negative emotions really touches patients in a deep way and they report a dramatic change in their energy levels and optimism when putting the theory into practice, just
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