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Reduce Your Asthma and/or Persistent Cough

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Do you know the triggers for your asthma and/or persistent cough? Are you prone to asthma/coughs after having a cold, while exercising or during cold weather? For many, many years, I suffered from an asthma cough that required the use of Ventolin and Becotide to control. I was relying on these medications so much I was unable to leave the…

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Bacon and Other Processed Meats Can Cause Cancer says WHO

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This is a hot news topic at the moment (October 2015). For those who live additive free, this news will not be of huge concern. We have avoided processed meats for years due to the presence of nitrate and sulphite preservatives and also often the inclusion of MSG or equivalent. The problem with these foods are not just long term…

Simplifying Dietary Change

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When it first dawned on me that food additives were very badly affecting my family, I obviously wanted to make some changes to what we were eating! I’d digested all the information, and started to apply it to the food we ate. It made a lot of sense, and I felt confident we were really onto something. I rejoiced as…

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Asthma Cough and Preservatives

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(This blog was updated and re-posted in March 2020 New Asthma/Cough Post). For many, many years, I suffered from an asthma cough that required the use of Ventolin and Becotide to control. I was relying on these medications so much there were times I couldn’t leave the house without these “puffers”. My cough was so bad when I was pregnant…