Articles

Chronic diseases

Chronic diseases are diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, are by far the leading cause of mortality in the world, representing 60% of all deaths. Out of the 35 million people who died from chronic disease in 2005, half were... Read More

Dental health

Did you know that your dental health can directly influence your body's health? If you get an infection in your mouth, it can cause illness in the rest of our body! Periodontal bacteria can enter our blood stream and can travel to vital organs and begin new infections. Research shows a relationship between dental health... Read More

Diagnostic

Diagnosis is the identification of the nature and cause of anything. It is used in many different disciplines with variations in the use of logics, analytics, and experience to determine the cause and effect relationships. Diagnosis refers to the process of attempting to determine and/or identify a possible disease or disorder and the opinion reached... Read More

Diet and nutrition

Whether you are a busy toddler, an active 30-year old or a frail person in your 70s, we all need good nutrition. There exist many contradictory theories on nutrition. To me the answer lies in simplicity and practicality. We should eat unprocessed whole food in the right proportion. Following a balanced, natural, wholefood diet these... Read More

Environmental

Over the course of the last few decades, doctors and researchers have begun to understand how the various toxins that humans ingest, breathe in, or absorb through their skin affect the body’s health. We are surrounded by chemicals in the air; dosed with preservatives in our food; and offered additives in our skin and hair... Read More

Supplementation

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods,... Read More

Detoxification

Detoxification is the missing link in South Africa’s nutrition and Western medical care. People with chronic disease and toxicity problems can experience long-term benefits from appropriate detoxification programs. Detoxification is fundamental to healing and disease prevention. Body purification has been a part of mankind’s rituals for health and well being for over twenty thousand years.... Read More