Gluten and Swollen Gums

Is there a link between gluten and swollen gums? Last Saturday I was looking in the fridge for breakfast inspiration and saw an opened pack of sausages.  The cardboard outer had come off which meant that they were unlabeled.  I hadn’t bought them but as a general rule any sausages in that fridge are gluten … Read more…

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MitO2Max

Mito2Max® Energy & Stamina Complex MitO2Max is a specialised dietary supplement from DoTERRA, available on special offer in March. It seemed a bit pricey but…  After a bit of a debate with myself I decided to give it a go. Not like you Andrea – why was that then? Don’t know really.  I thought a long … Read more…

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Taking Stock

There comes a point in everyone’s life where in order to keep moving forward you have to take stock of where you have come from. To turn around and to admire the view. To reflect on the journey so far. Having done very little on this blog recently I think it is time to take … Read more…

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Vitamin K Deficiency and Bleeding Gums/Nose

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin which was first named in Germany- Koagulation vitamin – because of its role in the clotting of blood. It was first identified in 1929 by a Danish Scientist, Henrik Dam, who was experimenting with feeding hens a diet deficient in cholesterol. The hens began to haemorrhage so he … Read more…

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Zinc and Good Health

Zinc is more important than we may realise Zinc was not something I gave much thought to as a young adult until as a Chemistry student I to attended a lecture by Professor Derek Bryce-Smith. The topic was the importance of zinc in the diet.  Professor Bryce Smith was convinced that the use of artificial … Read more…

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