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  • What to eat after appendicitis

    Within one month of going on a Keto diet, I developed appendicitis.  After the appendectomy, the surgeon said the appendicitis was probably caused by a sudden change to a high-fat/ high protein/ low carb diet. Wow, Keto is that dangerous… Not only that, but I suffered for a month afterwards with Peritonitis cramps. I was […]

  • Welcome to my Health blog

    Welcome to my Eco Health blog. I review products, services and books, and post news, events, all to do with sustainable environment and alternative health. To support the traders further, I also feature a self-adding Business Directory Listing which provides links to practitioners and traders. This website and my Facebook Page, is a service to […]

  • Blume NZ Hand & Body Lotion

    I received a sample to test of Blume, Hand and Body Lotion that is 100% organic ingredients, and manufactured locally on the North Shore by Karen Dobson. Karen has formulated and produced this “little tube of calm”, and she says: “Blume is the best hand and body lotion for dry skin, it is light and […]

  • A solution for recurrent cystitis

    I had been suffering recurrent bouts of cystitis and kept going to the doctors and being prescribed antibiotics and Ural effervescent powders. I even tried health food supplement shops and bought everything that was available over the counter to help, but it did no good. They would only clear it up for a few weeks, […]

  • Earth Bar Shampoo

    EarthBar – Shampoo Bar

    Shampoo Bar Review The Auckland Allergy Free & Healthy Living Show was on last weekend, and I was very pleased to find the EarthBar Stand. I have been reading about the latest invention of shampoo bars but had not investigated them til now. Christie Rishworth the founder of the ethical vegan beauty products company EarthBar, […]

  • ecostore Body Lotion

    I was unaware that ecostore produced a range of Ultra Sensitive products for sensitive skin. While at the Allergy Free Expo last weekend, I discovered them at the ecostore stand. I was very pleased to be given a bottle of ecostore’s Fragrance and Colourant free body lotion to test and review. I already use all […]

  • Low Fodmap diet

    I am hearing a new buzz word “FODMAPs” which identifies carbohydrates containing low or high sugar compounds, and we should become aware that some high fodmap foods can be the cause of gastrointestinal discomfort for some people. The Fodmap acronym stands for: Fermentable – meaning they are broken down (fermented) by bacteria in the large bowel […]

  • Reflexology Insoles reviewed

    I researched that reflexology/accupressure insoles are brilliant for stimulating better health. At shiatsuexpert.com website it explains: The shiatsu acupressure insoles are known for offering multiple health benefits – stimulating nerve function and boosting the energy level. It helps in increasing the blood flow in your body and eliminates the number of toxins. At www.bio-sources.com it […]

  • immunity fuel probiotics

    Immunity Fuel Probiotic Superfood Supplement

    What is Immunity Fuel? Its a Probiotic Superfood to supplement your diet. I quote here what they say on their website: “Immunity Fuel probiotics help to detoxify the body from chemicals and toxins. The good bacteria clean out the digestive system and colon – where most disease starts, and the pre-digested whole-foods replace vital nutrients […]

  • Microplastic Pollution

    Microplastics in our mussels: Can I please draw everyone’s attention to this latest Guardian article. Its about Mussels in British supermarkets found infested with microplastic. Single-use plastics are individually and collectively causing major marine pollution. Its distressing to read facts about the state of the planet’s marine environment. Soon we will not be eating any […]

  • Intraceuticals® Oxygen facial

    Product Review – Yesterday I treated myself to an Intraceuticals Rejuvenate 60 minute Facial treatment. I thought it was about time I tried a face/lift treatment. I thoroughly enjoyed the pampering. Carmel greeted me warmly and took me to her lovely professional clinic room at St Lukes, Auckland. I liked the special couch which could […]

  • Biopulse Detox Footbath

    Product Review Today I went to receive a Biopulse Detox treatment that involved putting my feet into a footbath for 35 minutes. It was good fun, as the owner of Bio Cleanse NZ Ltd, Nahaia Russ, decided to join me and have a detox footbath at the same time as me. She is very knowledgeable […]

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