The Vitamin D debate is still a very hot topic at the moment. What most people understand is that your body can manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the sun. Then, if you do not get enough sun, you can take a supplement and top up your levels. The truth is, there are MANY factors … Continue reading Factor affecting Vitamin D absorption
As one of the great founders of Nature-based Medicine, Hippocrates, once said "Dosis Facit Venemon". Translated, this literally means 'The Dosage is the Poison'... Yes.. too much of anything (or too little) will kill you. I know this might seem like a no-brainer comment to most of you, but one of the most common things … Continue reading Too much is just as bad as too little
Right now there is a huge wave of information being shared about the links between the gut microbiome and, well, just about every other aspect of our health. Depression, anxiety, allergies, autoimmune diseases.. the list really can go on when it comes to the gut flora being implicated as drivers in disease, and the current … Continue reading How your Mind affects your Gut; It works both ways!
The nutritional content of Spirulina or Chlorella make them the most powerful foods in the world. No other foods could possibly compete with them. Of the nearly 70,000 species of algae that exist, most are very nutritious. A few are toxic and a few are powerful nutraceuticals capable of supplying the body with nutrients unimagined … Continue reading The mighty power of green- Spirulina and Chlorella
I wrote an article a while ago about the importance of 'whole' nutrition and not just pill-popping. How, in order to absorb vital nutrients, the body requires other 'co-factors' and enzymes at the same time. For example, a tablet might contain 150mg of a form of Magnesium, but in order for your body to be … Continue reading Nutrient absorption: What goes in, isn’t always what you get