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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 »
  • Dr Sandra Cabot – Liver Health

    Dr Cabot talks about why the liver is so important in health and longevity. The liver is important for fat metabolism, cholesterol levels and weight control. It cleanses the blood, destroys toxic chemicals and removes unhealthy cells from the blood ... Read More »