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9 Eczema essentials

9 Eczema essentials Eczema cases have mushroomed in recent years.  The majority of new cases of eczema are in children under 5 years old.  In fact 1 in 5 children now suffer from eczema in the UK. Atopic eczema is an inflammatory skin condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin.  Scratching the skin leads to skin red, sore, […]

5 vital reasons to take care of gut health

  The health of our stomach has much more influence on our mood, immunity and skin health than previously thought.  Our often taken for granted gut is a vital portal to the body, processing an enormous variety of food and drinks, absorbing nutrients and protecting the body against toxins. The gut is the largest component of our body’s […]

THE 1 MONTH ECZEMA DIET CHALLENGE

THE 1 MONTH ECZEMA DIET CHALLENGE  During October 2014 we challenge you to change your family’s diet and lifestyle, to eat cleanly and put aside (or in the bin!) those inflammatory glutens, sugars, dairy and processed foods. The ‘Eczema’ diet is a supportive programme based on anti-inflammatory eating for autoimmune conditions such as Atopic Eczema. This […]

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies One in three of us suffer from allergies.   Allergies cause over 20,000 people in England to visit hospital every year.  Horse hair, egg, grass pollen, dog and cat hair, peanuts, shellfish, dust mites and latex allergies, grain, dairy, soya, gluten the list of allergies and intolerances in our modern world goes […]

Natural sleep aid tips

Natural sleep aid tips A good night sleep is essential to health, brain function and moods.  Sleep is especially important to growing children yet getting to sleep and staying asleep seems to be easier said than done. Reports show that insomnia is increasing in adults and that child sleep problems is a growing trending topic; kids suffering from […]

The Ketogenic Diet – anti cancer and high fat eating

The Ketogenic Diet – anti cancer and high fat eating The Ketogenic Diet is receiving more attention in recent years.  The Ketogenic diet is an anti cancer diet that is best known for the high fats consumed.  The Ketogenic diet changes the way the body is fuelled away from relying on glucose as the prime energy source […]

Stress in mothers of young children with eczema

  Stress in mothers of young children with eczema To assess parental stress levels of mothers of children less than 6 years old with eczema and compare these levels with those reported for other chronic childhood illnesses. Methods Mothers were recruited from hospital‐based out‐patient clinics (55%) or while their child was an in‐patient (45%) for management […]