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General Posted on November 24th, 2011

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You can now follow me on Twitter as @joannaharperLP and as @harpershealth

I will post updates, quotes, food ideas, research…

And retweet interesting stuff too! ~ Joanna

General Posted on November 23rd, 2011

Food Hospital – Episode 4

I enjoyed this episode, but would have liked to have seen an eczema case history not linked to weight issues. Nutrition has been found by many to help with their eczema, but this case focused on the patients other health issues as they were a priority. Often emotional stress is linked [...]

General Posted on November 19th, 2011

Food as Medicine – Food Hospital Episode 3

Another great episode of the Food Hospital on Channel 4 this week. How wonderful to see the dancer with Crohn’s disease enjoying dancing again.

It’s a shame that gastric bypass surgery was necessary to help with obesity, as it not an option for everyone. There are healthy ways to lose weight and [...]

General Posted on November 14th, 2011

Food as Medicine – Episode 2 of The Food Hospital

Some great case studies in this episode with fantastic results, it was lovely to see the huge improvement an individualised eating plan made to all of them, especially the little boy with psoriasis.

Supplements were looked at and Dr Alan Stewart’s observation is that it is often people with the best diets, who are taking supplements. [...]

General Posted on November 4th, 2011

The Food Hospital on Channel 4

A new program on Channel 4 - looking a food as medicine. It’s great to see a program like this on National TV, breaking away from the idea that there is a pill for everything.

Blueberries were looked at in detail and it was amazing to see the impact drinking fresh blueberry juice had on reducing [...]

General Posted on November 2nd, 2011

Lightning Process on TV

LP on Lorraine

Take a look at this great clip from the Lorraine program, tracking the progress of Ginetta and her amazing changes using the Lightning Process. Dr Hilary Jones gives a lot of positive feedback on the Lightning Process too!

Recipes Posted on November 2nd, 2011


250g Rosehips
5 cloves (optional)
1 cinnamon stick (optional)
500ml water
125g caster sugar

Crush the rosehips slightly, and put in a pan with water adding cloves and cinnamon if you want to. Simmer for 20 mins.

Strain then add the sugar, stiring until dissolved. Bring to the boil and then simmer for a further 10 mins.

Cool [...]