Category: Natural Health

  • What is Vitamin D: Beyond Rickets Prevention

    Vitamin D Firstly, Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin but a hormone!  However for simplicity we will refer to it as Vitamin D throughout this post. Why Do We Need It? Imagine your body is a well-oiled machine, constantly working behind the scenes to keep you healthy and strong. One of the essential ingredients…

  • DIY Ground Ginger

    DIY Ground Ginger

    DIY Ground Ginger Can you make your own ground ginger? Yes absolutely! What are the health benefits of ginger and why would you want to make your own? You probably have some ground ginger in your kitchen cupboard but it won’t be a patch on making your own. The flavour and the aroma are far…

  • Power of Pepper

    Power of Pepper

    Is red pepper the same as black pepper? Red, white, green and black peppers all come from the same species, it’s just that they are at different stages of ripening. To begin with, a golden rule: if your pepper doesn’t sting or taste spicy when you eat it, then throw it in the bin! Often…