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Sometimes stress sneaks up on us and suddenly we find ourselves trapped in an adrenalin rush. This issue our health detectives take a look at the problem of not knowing when or how to switch off and unwind properly.
Our health Detectives offer a few tips for surviving the Christmas season in good shape.
This issue our Health detectives dive into the sweet Christmas holidays and find out how best to navigate the temptations and excesses that come our way.
Over the past two years our health detectives have been telling us about systems of natural health. In this article they take us on a visit to their Health Farm and show us some aspects of how they work, the techniques they use and the results they get.
Can positive or negative thoughts and emotions affect the body’s delicate biochemistry, the acid/alkaline balance? Do love, fear, joy, anger, sadness, happiness, and resentment affect our physical, mental, personal and spiritual health? Our Health Detective investigates.
All the Quality of Life articles our health detectives have written for the magazine over the last three years
The word Acupuncture means needle (acu) and stick (puncture). According to Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine health is a condition arising from the balance of Yin and Yang within the body. Yin and Yang are complementary opposites within a greater whole.
Sugar used to be rare and very expensive known as “white gold”. Nowadays refined white sugar is added in large quantities to many different food stuffs and could be more correctly classed as “white poison” (see Chispa 39). However, as our health detectives discover in this issue, the worst dangers are not found in natural sugars but in the use of sugar substitutes – specially the artificial ones.
In the course of their work our health detectives encounter many horrific stories of overindulgence and excess, many of which they can treat successfully if people come to them in time. This issue though, they report on the very sad story of one man who literally drank himself to death with fizzy cola, prompting them to turn their attention to the dangers of sugar in our diet.