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Wednesday, 10 June 2020
We all know the benefits of taking collagen supplements for the skin, hair and nails, but can it really help rid us of unsightly varicose veins? Varicose veins are a common problem, especially as you age. They are veins that stand out due to being swollen and twisted. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
If your dog has always been a picky eater, you’ve probably had many battles. But if he has suddenly started turning his nose up at your offerings, there could be a few simple reasons. While you may think canines like variety, they are actually quite happy to eat the same thing for their whole lives. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Not getting enough sleep can completely ruin a day. It can make you less productive, irritable and fuzzy brained. And, if you have to go to work or look after the kids, it’s not a nice feeling. Some people occasionally sleep badly, but a big portion of the world’s population regularly suffer from insomnia. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Your dog needs a full array of vitamins and minerals to live a happy, healthy life. Just like us, if they are deficient, this could lead to signs of poor health. Some of the most important nutrients your canine needs are essential fatty acids like omega 3, 6 and 9. — Read Article
 
Thursday, 04 June 2020
With the onset of winter we must be mindful of our personal needs and our pets. We have a tendency to consume fewer fluids over this period, this can result in an imbalance of body fluids and metabolism which may have an adverse overall effect on our health, it’s as important for our pets as it is for us. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Thursday, 04 June 2020
The flesh and seeds of pumpkin are both utilised as foods; the seeds are very often cleaned and dried, they contain approximately 3gm dietary fibre per cup which is approximately 10% of our daily dietary fibre requirements; they are rich in zinc which supports prostate health which appears to be linked to low zinc levels. Prostate health issues affect almost 15% of men through life. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Thursday, 04 June 2020
In the depths of a northern hemisphere winter each year we get a hint of what we may expect in the way of health compromising viruses and pathogens for the approaching winter. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 11 May 2020
Having the cold or flu can leave you feeling awful with symptoms like; a runny nose, a blocked nose, shivers or sweats, body aches and sometimes fever. While you can rush to the nearest chemist to buy expensive drugs, there are many natural health supplements and ways you can help nurse your body back to health. — Read Article
 
Monday, 11 May 2020
It’s important to talk with your health care provider before you take or start combining health supplements with prescription medications. Chronic neck or back pain, usually has an underlying cause and this should be looked into. If your pain is muscular or skeletal, this may mean you need to address your posture or certain weaknesses you may have. — Read Article
 
Monday, 11 May 2020
Many dog owners have reported that hemp seed oil given to their dogs has shown positive benefits for; pain relief, seizures, arthritis, anxiety, cognitive function and coat lustness. Hemp seed oil is full of powerful nutrients and healthy fatty acids. Due to the richness of the oil, make sure you check with your vet before starting a new hemp seed health supplement routine for your pup. — Read Article
 
Monday, 11 May 2020
Made from cold pressed hemp seeds, hemp seed oil has been making a stir in the health and beauty market for the last few years, with it being declared a superfood! Being fully loaded with vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, hemp seed oil is beneficial for the body inside and out. Due to it being non-pore clogging, hemp seed oil is a powerhouse for the skin. — Read Article
Monday, 27 April 2020
Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and has proven antibacterial properties which makes it stand out from other honey’s. Also, this super-honey has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. It will aid good health in many ways including; soothing sore throats, healing wounds, helping you fall asleep faster and supporting gut health. Here are 5 other ways to use the natural health supplement Manuka honey; — Read Article
 
Monday, 27 April 2020
Just like humans, if your pooch is eating a diet too high in processed garbage it’s likely to have a negative effect on his mood and behavior. Dogs benefit from a balanced, fresh diet and especially if your dog is hyperactive already, a bad diet can just exacerbate the problem. — Read Article
 
Monday, 27 April 2020
There’s nothing that screams ‘health’ more than a luscious mane of silky, shiny hair. If your hair constantly looks dry and frizzy, this could be a sign you’re not getting all the recommended vitamins into your diet. — Read Article
 
Sunday, 26 April 2020
While the Coronavirus invisibly rampages around the world, many people are wondering what they can do to protect themselves. Scientists are racing to find a cure but until that happens, there is currently no proven way to prevent or manage the virus. — Read Article
 
Friday, 21 February 2020
To follow on from our piece on anxiety and depression it is generally accepted that pets are a significant part of our lives; we see where pets have been introduced to aged care facilities handled by residents with a positive soothing affect for residents and caregivers alike. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Friday, 21 February 2020
New Zealanders are one of the world’s largest consumers of bananas per head of population. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Friday, 21 February 2020
We hear much about the effects of anxiety and depression in New Zealand and the western world generally; anti-depressants are being prescribed at record levels as a quick fix. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Friday, 21 February 2020
Our bodies are the ideal environment to host, support and transmit foreign invaders in the form of organisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. — Read Article
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Friday, 21 February 2020
The 1300’s were a very interesting phase in the middle either side of 1350 there was the Black Death (bubonic plague) and at the start of the 1300’s (1315- 1317) there was a massive famine, both of which had a significant impact on the global population. — Read Article
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