The outcome of a clinical trial to determine if yeast-derived beta-glucans can prevent the occurrence of common cold was published in the European Journal of Nutrition. The trial concluded that supplementation reduced the number of common cold episodes and symptom duration. ImmiFlex® and ImmiFlex Kids are immune supplements containing Wellmune® beta 1,3/1,6 glucan together with Vitamin D3 for […]
In conjunction with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), there is an insightful and well-documented account of antioxidants, free radicals and how they impact everyday health and our wellness. Antioxidants are natural molecules which support the health and integity of optimal cellular functions. They can be found in fresh fruits and vegetables. If the body […]
A recent study, as published in the December edition of Nutrients, supports the use of dietary chromium and green tea supplementation. Obesity is an increasing health concern and there are urgents calls to re-class it as a disease. Healthy weight loss is best achieved under the guidance of a CAM Practitioner, where a person’s individualised […]
Water-wise is an Irish company based in Co. Galway. The filtration system itself is manufactured in Germany. It’s founder, Fritz Mohn has been living in Ireland since 2008 and formerly worked as a Food Process Engineer overseas. Water is something living that should be respected. It is not just the chemical formula H2O. It is […]
Dr. Anne Marie Uwitonze from the Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry, University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Dentistry in Kigali has published a review article entitled ‘Role of Magnesium in Vitamin D Activation and Function’ in the ‘Journal of the American Osteopathic Association’. To view the full article Click here
Dr. Loo RL of Medway Metabonomics Research Group, Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, UK, carried out a study on the ‘Characterisation of metabolic responses to healthy diets and association with blood pressure: application to the Optimal Macronutrient Intake Trial for Heart Health (OmniHeart), a randomized controlled study’. The results were published […]
Dr. Catarina Magalhaes Porto of the University of Pernambuco, Brazil published an article, ‘Association between Vitamin D deficiency and heart failure risk in the elderly’ in the Journal ESC Heart Failure. To view the full article click here
Dr. Diully Mata Balisteiro, Sao Paulo University, Brazil conducted a study comparison among conventionally and organically grown soybeans and their antioxidant capacities. Read here It was found that organic soybeans had a higher protein content and lower trypsin inhibitory activity than soybean cultivated by the conventional system.
A recent report shows how the consumption of unprocessed (raw) cow’s milk may be linked to the improvement of asthma and other sensitivity symptoms. The PASTURE study looked at the differences in fatty acid composition between raw milk and industrially processed milk. Read more. It is worth considering whether the herd are classed as A1 […]
Milk and dairy products feature prominently in CAM Provider consultations and many people are advised to remove such products from their diet. Scientists are giving increasing levels of attention to cows milk. Martin Murray has made a detailed review of scientific research published so far which provides interesting reading. The review is published in Positive […]
In a recent ‘Townsend Letter’ article (August/September 2015), Dr. Ronald Klatz and Dr. Robert Goldman, both experienced practitioners specialising in healthy ageing, looked at an anti-ageing approach to cancer through protective foods. This is just one subdivision that can stimulate positive changes for improved ageing. To read the article on the potential health benefits of […]
Turmeric is widely appreciated in Ayurvedic healthcare systems. Research and studies are continuously showing why it is can be extremely beneficial to health.