The Rise and Rise of Diabetes Type 1

Until recently, Type 1 diabetes has not been attributed to diet and lifestyle factors, but along with Type 2 diabetes, its incidence is rising at an alarming rate. One reason for this is becoming clear. Poor diet and lack of exercise are known to be major factors in causing the epidemic of Type 2 diabetes […]


One simple step in the right direction Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health surveyed over 200,000 people’s dietary habits, say simply replacing white rice with brown rice could cut the risk of diabetes by one-third. The people who ate white rice most of the time had a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. […]

Good News for People with Bad News

Nyema Hermiston RN ND Adv Dip Hom BSc Hons If you reached this page looking for information about a particular illness, you will find one or more stories about your condition in the book Good News for People with Bad News In my 30+ years career as a registered nurse and natural therapist I’ve sought to […]

Before Antibiotics, Anti-virals and Anti-fungals and Statins …

There Was Garlic …  Believe it or not, culinary herbs and spices have therapeutic effects on your immune system. With the growing problem of bugs that antibiotics are unable to help with, learning about potential alternatives is becoming increasingly important. Garlic has literally dozens of pharmacological effects on the body – antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, […]