Category Archives: Natural Health

The story of About Health is different to most other companies. While most businesses start with an entrepreneur who has an idea for a product or service, About Health is really the result of two stories, what happened to my … continue reading "For my Father" »

Turmeric is a member of the ginger family. The key component in turmeric is curcumin, a compound also found in small amounts in ginger. Curcumin is a potent anti-inflammatory and multiple studies have shown it to be more effective than … continue reading "Turmeric: Nature’s anti-inflammatory more effective than pharmaceuticals" »

When Daniel King’s mother was diagnosed with a serious blood ailment, he decided there was more that he could do than simply be a supportive son. As a scientist he began researching and before long About Health was born…

Eczema is an autoimmune response that manifests as a skin rash that can be itchy, dry, red, flaky or blistered. Sometimes it can be triggered (but not caused) by external irritants such as pesticides, soaps, cosmetics, and can show up … continue reading "Eczema and gut health – the hidden link" »

Once again, a new study shows that eating a Mediterranean-style diet means a reduced chance of Alzheimer’s, as outlined in a recent article in the NZ Herald by Victoria Allen. The article specifically focuses on memory loss and brain atrophy … continue reading "New evidence that Mediterranean diet may prevent Alzheimer’s" »

Christmas is the time of year when sugary and alcoholic indulgences may seem inescapable. If you have diabetes, you will be especially nervous about succumbing to these ubiquitous sweet temptations, but this doesn’t mean you should feel excluded from enjoying … continue reading "Christmas Indulgences for Diabetics" »

Sun protection is a major concern particularly in New Zealand and Australia, the two countries with the highest rates of melanoma in the world. This is where the ozone is thinnest and offers the least protection from cancer-causing ultraviolet rays. … continue reading "Does sunscreen cause more harm than good?" »

With our beautiful coasts and equally stunning mountains and native bush, most Kiwis are at heart lovers of the outdoor lifestyle. But the natural elements – sun, wind and salt air can be very harsh on your skin and as … continue reading "Looking after your skin this summer" »

When Daniel King’s mother was diagnosed with a serious blood ailment, he decided there was more that he could do than simply be a supportive son. As a scientist he began researching and before long About Health was born…

Skin. It forms the entire covering of our body and is one of the first things people assess when they meet you (before your eyes and your witty intellect). So it is no surprise that the state of your skin … continue reading "Nutrients for healthy, naturally radiant skin" »

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