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  • Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    A Deadly Combination Having hepatitis C greatly increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and diabetes worsens the prognosis of hepatitis C. Hepatitis C was first identified and named in 1989.  The virus infects liver cells and causes liver ... Read More »
  • Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Whether they are drinking or not, most alcoholics have a tendency to procrastinate and use other avoidance behaviours. These behaviours are a form of denial. They often “forget” to keep their promises and they “will get around to” them eventually. ... Read More »
  • Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Serves 4 as a side salad 1 pound pumpkin, peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups cooked quinoa ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ... Read More »
  • NAFLD no more

    Raenie's weight problem started when he first went to school through what I guess was stress (he has autism). I have been back and forward to the local children's hospital with him with no luck - Raenie was told that he only has to do more exercise and eat less. His eating was not the problem - we are a large family and I prepare every meal from scratch. I have always monitored what and when Raenie ate but his weight kept creeping up. I was so scared and worried by this but kept finding that we ended up sitting in front of doctors who disbelieved I was doing everything possible to help Raenie - he is my son and he is my main priority. The last straw came when they told me he had non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Read More »
  • Berry Delicious Breakfast

    Author and naturopath, Margaret Jasinska, along with Madeleine McRae, fun-going party cook, make a berry delicious breakfast ‘smoothie’. It is important to keep food delicious, fun and best of all healthy. This berry delicious breakfast is just the thing for a ... Read More »