Benefits Of Magnesium: What You May Not Know About This Super Supplement

Dr Jess cardiology, endocrinology, Garden, musculoskeletal, Natural Fixes, Neurology, obstetrics, psychiatry, sleep, sports medicine

Dr Jess says: This is definitely in my top 3 supplements with Vitamin D. I have seen magnesium significantly improve sleep in many of my patients (and myself!) and it is my number one recommendation for anyone doing a lot of exercise or suffering from cramp. A wonderful mineral that can make a massive difference to how you feel and definitely …

Healthy Coconut Oil: The Most Powerful Benefits To Your Health

Dr Jess cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, oral health, weight loss, You

Coconut oil made from the coconut (Cocos nucifera) is a staple in our pantry, medicine cabinet and cosmetics. An incredibly diverse and powerful oil for your health, coconut oil is amazing to eat, apply to your skin, use on your teeth and so much more. Although it looks like a solid fat, it quickly melts at body temperature and becomes …

Chickweed Benefits & How To Use It

Dr Jess Garden, Kitchen, Natural Fixes

Common Chickweed is considered a weed but learn how this safe salad herb can help you… HOW TO USE CHICKWEED Grow it in your garden or forage it for your spring/summer salads  – follow one of the many chickweed identification guides (loads on YouTube) and forage for this herb (or plant the seeds in your garden although be aware it …

How To Work Astragalus Into Your Diet

Dr Jess Cancer support, cardiology, endocrinology, Garden, gastroenterology, Immunology, Natural Fixes, Respiratory

Astragalus membranaceous (aka Huang Qi or Milkvetch) is a Traditional Chinese Herb for Qi and blood deficiency, and used as an immune tonic and for fatigue. Watch the video below for a summary of the research into this fantastic herb: Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an immune tonic and for fatigue, easy bruising and prolapses… Astragalus is one of the …

Tips For Avoiding Wheat In Your Diet

Dr Jess gastroenterology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, Neurology, psychiatry, toxins, You

Wheat – especially white flour – is highly processed and inflammatory. It has changed dramatically over the last 100 years and may now be a grain to avoid (or minimise) for our health.  Top 8 Reasons To Be Wary Of Wheat 1) Modern wheat milling removes the nutritious outer hull and germ In the past the wheat was milled …

The Stress-Busting Benefits Of Shinrin-Yoku

Dr Jess fatigue, Garden, Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress, You

Shinrin-Yoku means ‘forest bathing’ or taking in the forest atmosphere and has been investigated by the Japanese since the 1980s for its health benefits. Most of us know instinctively that walking in natural environments like woods and forests can make us feel better but the research is still fascinating! Research(1) shows that just 15 minutes walking in the forest: lowers …

Supercharge Your Health… By Skipping Breakfast

Dr Jess endocrinology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, weight loss, You

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day! And it doesn’t boost your metabolism or kick-start your day. This MYTH was created by cereal companies in the 1900’s (1) as a large campaign to encourage cereal consumption among workers. There is NO evidence that eating breakfast helps you eat better the rest of the day, lose weight, have better …

Benefits Of Activated Charcoal: Natural Healing Properties & How To Take It

Dr Jess Garden, gastroenterology, Natural Fixes, oral health, toxins

Activated charcoal is an excellent detoxifier. It is one of the few substances that can absorb gas and so help uncomfortable bloating and wind… Learn more below. Used historically in water filtration and for ulcers and wounds Activated charcoal was first used medicinally by the ancient Egyptians in 1500BC on infected ulcers and wounds, and for unpleasant gases from the …

Benefits Of Using Aloe Vera: For Skin Care, Hair Health & Much More

Dr Jess Cancer support, dermatology, Garden, gastroenterology, Natural Fixes, oral health, toxins, weight loss

Aloe barbadensis leaf (Aloe vera) is a wonderful support for the digestive system, helping internally to cool and soothe inflammation and can be used externally to help with skin problems. Learn more below… Used historically by ancient herbalist to cool and soothe the digestion In Ayurvedic medicine, Aloe is called Kumari ‘young maiden’ (for female health and maintaining youthfulness of the …