How to NOT FAIL at your New Year’s Resolution – 5 simple tips

Happy New Year everyone!!   I hope you all had a restful break over Christmas and a cracker of a start to 2019! It is this time of the year that we all start to set some goals for the year, also known as the New Year's resolution. And often, these goals are health-related, whether [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:29+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on How to NOT FAIL at your New Year’s Resolution – 5 simple tips

Stress and high blood pressure

3 simple ways to improve your blood pressure without medication!   Do you, or someone in your life, suffer from heart problems? The chances are, you do. One in five Kiwis suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure), and it is the number one cause of death in New Zealand. In fact, it kills more people [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:30+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Stress and high blood pressure

Are you getting forgetful? Use Ginkgo!

A powerful herb to keep your brain active.   “Memory is the mother of all wisdom” – Aeschylus   What is dementia? Can you imagine forgetting the names of your children, or your partner? Can you imagine waking up one morning, in the same house you have lived in for the past 30 years, not [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:30+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Are you getting forgetful? Use Ginkgo!

Top 5 tips to help you breathe!

Can’t breathe? … It’s not fun, is it?   Many kiwis are affected by this chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), also known as asthma. In fact, one out of every seven children, and one in nine adults, suffer from asthma. If you are not affected by it, you’d likely know someone who carries an asthma [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:30+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Top 5 tips to help you breathe!

Depression and the… gut?

Depression is undoubtedly a major issue in New Zealand. Over half a million kiwis have been diagnosed with depression at one point in their lives, and one in nine adults are on prescribed anti-depressants. New Zealand also ranks NUMBER ONE in teen suicide rates amongst developed countries. How does this happen in this beautiful, free [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:30+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Depression and the… gut?

6 steps to beating acne

“It’s what’s on the inside that counts” they say, but sometimes we just want to look good on the outside as well. It may not be a life-threatening condition, but it can be painful, annoying, and certainly affect your self-esteem. Most of us, except for the occasional lucky sods, suffer from hormonal acne at some [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:31+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on 6 steps to beating acne

5 simple steps to achieve your health goals!

Have you ever felt like your New Year's resolutions slip away from your mind after several months into the year? Does this happen every single year and you feel like you aren't achieving your goals? In this article, we discuss the missing component of your New Year's resolution list... Health. If your list does not [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:31+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on 5 simple steps to achieve your health goals!

Adrenal Fatigue – Are you a slave to your exhaustion?

Discover what it is and how Natural Medicine can help you beat the fatigue! Is your alarm clock your worst enemy? Do you drag yourself out of bed every morning? Are you guzzling down five cups of coffee a day so that you can feel the least bit…normal? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue! [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:31+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Adrenal Fatigue – Are you a slave to your exhaustion?

SKIN DEEP – Are you suffering from eczema?

By Kohei Iguchi (BNatMed, BSc) Qualified Naturopath, Medical Herbalist, Advanced Hemaview Practitioner Did you know that there are many different types of eczema, ranging from contact dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis to discoid eczema. More than often, various presentations of eczema have unique physiological processes, and may require specific treatments to bring the eczema under control. For [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:31+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on SKIN DEEP – Are you suffering from eczema?

Supplement Overload! Are you taking the right supplements?

Pure Healthcare's Kohei Iguchi asks the question... Have you heard the radio ad recommending magnesium for stress, or TV commercials with that lady from the pharmacy explaining how vitamin C helps to fight colds and flu, and even your neighbor advising you to get some fish oils for your joint pain? These days, it [...]

2019-03-15T11:20:31+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Health, Fitness & Wellbeing|Comments Off on Supplement Overload! Are you taking the right supplements?