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Is Diabetes Reversible?

When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they will most likely be told that it is a progressive, incurable disease. But is that true?
In the case of type 1 diabetes (T1D), it is, at least for now. In the case of type 2 diabetes (T2D) there is more and more evidence emerging that it is not. It is incurable, but

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5 Tips to Help Beat the Cold This Winter!

Christmas is approaching fast and as sure as the festive season will be coming so will colds and flu. But what is it that makes us so much more vulnerable to catching a cold in the winter?
One reason is that the rhinovirus – the virus that causes colds – becomes more resilient as temperatures fall, so our immune system

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7 Tips to Help with Chronic Fatigue

If you’ve been looking for a remedy to your Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or more commonly, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), you’ll probably be realising by now that there’s something other than just the physical symptoms involved. Exhaustion and fatigue are the common companions of high stress living, which may or may not be obvious to you. So if you really want

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By in Hypnotherapy

Smoking – Why Give Up?

Ending the smoking habit can be done quickly and effectively with BrainWorking Recursive Therapy (BWRT®) – but why give up in the first place?
The NHS lists 10 benefits that come from stopping smoking. Breathing is easier due to greater lung capacity. You have more energy as your circulation improves so all physical activities become easier. Stress levels after giving

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Good Fats & Bad Fats : Do You Know Which is Which?

When I trained as a nutritional therapist in the noughties, we were taught that the bad fats are saturated fat and trans-fats, while the good ones are the essential fats: omega-3 and omega-6. It almost didn’t matter why a client would come to see us – the recommendation was always to reduce saturated fats, avoid trans-fats and increase essential fats.

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Weight Loss: Why is it so hard?

“I’ll never lose weight. I’ve tried – god knows, I have – but I have no willpower.” Could this be you? I hear it all the time, I’ve even said it a lot in the past. My answer is always the same: “No, it’s not you, it’s your body chemistry.” And that body chemistry gets manipulated by the food environment

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