Archive for November 2009

November Blog 2009

Have you taken a painkiller recently? When was the last time you or someone you know well reached for a painkiller? It is now a century since a Swiss phamacist first isolated the drug we all know as aspirin. Since then, a whole host of other clever, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have come on the…

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Less exercise, more food?

As is the case in the United States, we in Western Europe are also observing an increasing trend toward less exercise and more unhealthy food. This behaviour is leading more and more often to such conditions as: * Hypertension * Diabetes type 2 * Obesity * Hypercholesterolemia * Dyslipidaemia * The combination of all of…

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Legally Permissible but sleight of mouth

An example in the news recently of ‘legally permissible but substantially misleading’ is the use of the term Omega 3 fatty acids as a marketing tool by Unilever, the makers of Flora margarine. It is a long, complex story, but the bottom line is that by using the ‘good’ term omega 3 fatty acids on…

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Hello world!

  Welcome to Helix House’s new blog, with all the information on health and wellness that you could ask for.   Here is a place for you to take advantage of Clive’s nearly three decades of experience on the cutting edge of holistic medicine to be as happy and healthy as you can be. You…

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