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Farrah Tells – A little piece of LA in Solihull

It’s ironic I am eating cake and custard as I type this blog post but I am not one who will deprive myself of a craving (which I admit, does happen to be on a regular basis), I think as long as you’re active and do things in moderation, then it’s OK. (This also happens to be Sebastian Kneipp’s philosophy – my all-time favourite bath brand) I have recently taken
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How can we protect our skin from chemical bombardment?

OUR SKIN IS THE LARGEST ORGAN AND IS OUR FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE AND OUR LAST AVENUE OF ELIMINATION. In just one square inch of skin, there are 650 sweat glands, 234 feet of nerves, 65 hair follicles, 57 feet of capillaries, 1,250 pain receptors, 19,000 sensory cells, 13 cold and 78 heat receptors. Wow! Our skin is designed to absorb – vitamin D from sunlight, chemicals and many other
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Eating for Weight Loss by Matt Kendrick

FOR THE PAST 30 YEARS, THE MOST WIDELY ACCEPTED BELIEF IS THAT TO LOSE WEIGHT YOU MUST FOLLOW A LOW FAT, CALORIE-CONTROLLED DIET. BUILT ON THESE BELIEFS IS AN INDUSTRY WORTH MILLIONS OF POUNDS, WITH WEIGHTWATCHERS, SLIMMING WORLD AND LIGHTERLIFE DIETS LEADING THE WAY. The problem is, these diets do not work particularly well in the long run, with many dieters regaining the pounds lost – and then some. There
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Deficiency in Vitamin C

IN THE THIRD AND FINAL PART OF OUR FOC US ON THE MOST COMMON NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES, WE TURN OUR ATTENTION TO VITAMIN C. WE ARE TOLD THE RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCE (RDA) OF VITAMIN C IS 80MG, WHICH IS ENOUGH TO PREVENT SCURVY. But what else does vitamin C do and why do we become deficient? Humans lost the ability to produce vitamin C (ascorbic acid) hundreds of thousands of years
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Deficiency in Magnesium – by Matt Kendrick

MAGNESIUM IS TRULY ONE OF THE BODY’S MOST INCREDIBLE MINERALS. IT PLAYS A PIVOTAL ROLE, REGULATING MORE THAN 325 ENZYMES, PROTECTING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM FROM STROKES, PROVIDING ENERGY AND ACTING AS AN ANTIOXIDANT. Deficiency in magnesium is now at epidemic levels due to mineral depletion in our soils. This was recognised as a major problem as far back as 1936 with government reports, warning of dangerous diet deficiencies and drastic
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