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Category Archives: Digestion


posted on 23rd February 2018 by Stefan Chmelik

Forget 2017, it’s Earth Dog FTW…   According to Hong Kong’s best Feng Shui masters the Year of the Earth Dog promises to be a great year. Dog years encourage kindness and acceptance, fairness and equality. Controversial issues are given their due, revolutions are successful, and politics are more balanced (phew!). Integrity and honesty lead to […]


Why can’t I sleep when I want to? by Stefan Chmelik

posted on 8th November 2017 by Stefan Chmelik

Have you ever wondered why you always feel hungry at 11am even if you’ve just eaten breakfast? Or why you feel wide awake just as you’re supposed to be going to bed? In Chinese medicine the body is thought to run according to a “clock” which shows when the energy of different organs (or channels […]


Autumn Chicken Stew

posted on 13th October 2017 by Stefan Chmelik

Autumn Treats: Chicken Goji Stew This is a variation of a tonic recipe classic I have used for many years and with a great number of people, as it is great for general health and vitality, as well as strongly promoting recovery from illness, childbirth or blood loss. Although particularly beneficial for women, anybody can […]


Nutritional supplement to kill tummy bugs

posted on 10th October 2017 by Bonny Williams

This nutritional supplement combination is great for a seasonal boost, to help you get over stomach bugs and upsets and if you order on the phone from Nutri-link you can get the strength which will really make the difference. The Vitamin D in this formula will help maintain your body’s natural defences against stomach upsets.  […]


Roast pumpkin & chorizo soup

posted on 7th October 2017 by Stefan Chmelik

Autumn treats: Roast pumpkin & chorizo soup There are still a lot of good gourds about, and here is one way to keep ‘em interesting. Roast pumpkin slices with olive oil, bay, thyme, salt & pepper. Pop into the blender with good chicken stock, some sautéed onion and garlic, lime juice and rind and tahini. […]


We need new antibiotics like another hole in the head – writes Dr Damien Downing.

posted on 12th March 2013 by Dr Damien Downing

Antibiotics got us in this mess, so how are they likely to get us out of it?   Integrated doctors have been saying for decades that we prescribe too many antibiotics, with dire consequences. Now even the Chief Medical Officer says so — but she goes on to urge newer, more powerful antibiotics as the […]


Dr Damien Downing on Digestive disorders

posted on 6th September 2012 by Dr Damien Downing

Impaired digestion is at the root of many chronic complaints. Dr Downing has been actively involved in this area for many years.