The Shikimate pathway is an enzymatic process used by bacteria, fungi, algae and plants, in order to make Folate. It is also responsible for the creation of three vital amino acids (tyrosine, tryptophan and phenylalanine), all of which CANNOT be made by animals, including humans. Glyphosate was deliberately made to BLOCK the Shikimate pathway, and … Continue reading Glyphosate, the silent antibiotic
Ok… so you’ve just heard the current ad on the radio, talking about how low Iron can lead to fatigue and dizziness.. and the statistic that around half of all women are low in Iron. The ad then quickly prompts you to run out and purchase a certain brand-named Iron supplement, which is then … Continue reading Why are you low in Iron?
Off the back of working with a lot of chronically-low immune people this week, I wanted to revisit the link between stress, fatigue and the immune system. Of all the people I have seen this week with recurring infections or susceptibility to ‘catching everything’, the number one thing they had in common was just how … Continue reading Fatigue and Poor immunity (revisited)
Since i posted a hormone profile discussion yesterday, I have had a number of you ask me what the difference between blood and saliva testing is, when it comes to hormones. One person also asked me to compare it to a urine test… all three are valid in their own arena, but all three have … Continue reading Hormone Testing; Serum, Saliva or Urine?
Last week I listened to an interview that discussed a concept in Medical Research called the Cell Danger Response. Whilst this concept is not a new one, it has been evolving and gaining strength for some time, and as an old-school Naturopathically trained practitioner, I have to say it made my heart sing. For those … Continue reading Cell Danger Response; Why Methylation might not be something to tamper with, and why Naturopathic Medicine makes sense
With the holiday season fast approaching, I thought it was prudent to let everybody know that I am taking a full two weeks off over the Christmas and New years period this year. I will be going away so phone reception will not be reliable. All emails and text message enquiries and questions will be … Continue reading Christmas Closure Dec 22nd – Jan 7th
Ok.. Hopefully by now you have taken the time to sit and at least ponder the idea of what it is that you'd like to achieve. You've listed your goal(s), and also made a comparable list of the things you would like to leave behind. (And no, i don't mean your mother-in-law!) Even though you … Continue reading You can’t eat an elephant in one bite; Breaking down your goals into more achievable steps