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2022 April

Serious Monkey Business: The Search for Iodine

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNM Along with Chimps, Bonobos are our closest relative. And they use their wild instincts and high intelligence to find sources of iodine, a vital nutrient that is challenging to find away from coastal regions.Iodine is essential for the production of our thyroid hormones, which control metabolism, body…
2022 April

Is your best friend a life saver? Most probably, if they are a dog!

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNM Want to live longer? Get a dog. What to be healthier? Get a dog. What to be loved unconditionally? Get a dog. (I am sure a cat would do at a pinch.)Dogs and humans have a special bond, that has been documented throughout history, across cultures and…
2022 April

Testicular Cancer Month

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNM Testiclar cancer is the 17th most common type of cancer, accounting for 2,400 new cases every year. It is also the leading cancer in men between the ages of 15 to 44. But because it is so treatable and therefore survivable, only around 60 men die of…
2022 January

Remembering Dr. Etienne Callebout M.D.

It was with great sadness that we heard about the peaceful passing of Dr. Etienne Callebout M.D. last weekend on the 9th January 2022. Callebout was a brilliant, compassionate and somewhat enigmatic medical doctor who could integrate an astonishing array of different medical treatments to reverse even Stage IV cancer…
2022 January

Protection from Novel Respiratory Illnesses

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNM Christmas is a time for getting together with loved ones and not-so-loved ones. But it is also the season for colds, flu and other respiratory viral infections which naturally peak in the cold winter months. So this holiday season is the most important time of the year…
2021 May

Do I need to detox? Why detox is so important for all of us.

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNMSpring inspires us to think about cleaning – whether it’s our homes, gardens or bodies. Detoxification isn’t a new practice, despite it often being sold to us as a quick fix in the media. But do we really need to detox ourselves?Why Detox?In our daily lives, we…
2021 April

Safety in Numbers: Respecting Life's Multiplicity

During these stressful times, many of us are worried about our safety. We are worried because we have lost faith in the natural resilience of our bodies to disease and imbalance, a faith that has been undermined at every opportunity by a prolonged campaign of fear and biological mistrust in…
2021 March

8 Ways to Maintain Healthy Blood Circulation

Luisa Carugati, BA, DipCNM  /  The movement of blood through our vascular system, pumped by the heart (which beats billions of times over the average life span), is vital for the maintenance of health and vitality. Anything that makes that flow less efficient or which blocks it entirely is detrimental to our…
2021 January

The Prostate in Brief and How to Keep the Prostate Healthy

The prostate gland is the size of a table tennis ball and sits at the base of the penis. It is involved in semen production. Over a life time, this gland is likely to cause problems, problems which fall into three categories: it can get inflamed (called prostatitis), which is…
2021 January

Klamath Blue Green Algae in 2021: A functional food worth considering

Olivier Sanchez ND NT Dip rCNHC MGNC MNNA MGNI  /  WHAT IS BLUE-GREEN ALGAE?"Blue-green algae" refers to those species of bacteria that produce blue-green coloured pigments, including chlorophyll, by harnessing the energy from the sun, in the same way plants do. Algae can be found in both salt and fresh water, such…