Category: Article


March 22, 2017

Nutritional and Lifestyle Challenges for Growing Children: A Paediatric Perspective

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Dr Leila Masson is an integrative paediatrician who combines Western medicine with a nutritional, environmental and biomedical approach in her practice. Challenges for Growing Children A growing child may exhibit…

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March 3, 2017

SIBO, a common cause of IBS – what can be done?

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It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is 11% of many populations. Dr Nirala Jacobi, BSHc, ND (USA) – Director, SIBOtest.com shares important information about SIBO…

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March 1, 2017

How Gut Flora can Impact Children’s Behaviour

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The Gut Flora–Disease Connection There has been an increasing amount of talk about the connection between our gut flora and disease. Dr Leila Masson reports on this important research… Gut…

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December 7, 2016

Eight Top Foods to Prevent Brain Inflammation

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Eating a healthy diet, exercising, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water. Everybody knows how important they all are to lead a long and fulfilling life. When it comes to…

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November 30, 2016

Dangers of Dairy – Casein Sensitivity

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Dairy consumption worldwide is astoundingly high. It is estimated that between 94-99% of people regularly consume dairy products1 and up to 36% of people drink 2-3 glasses of milk a…

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November 24, 2016

Gluten Ataxia – A Result of Grains Damaging the Brain

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Evidence on the damaging effect of gluten on the brain is mounting, and conditions like gluten ataxia are becoming more recognised. Gluten ataxia is not a new condition and research…

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November 23, 2016

When Fatigue Gets You Down: A 5 step Guide to Understanding Mitochondrial Disease

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What is Mitochondrial Disease? Think of a cell. Then expand that cell and peer inside until you are looking at the microscopic organelles that make up its centre. Right there…

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November 8, 2016

The hazards of gluten sensitivity – can grains affect the brain? Are your children at risk?

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The hazards of gluten sensitivity – can grains affect the brain?  Are your children at risk? Gluten sensitivity is a term that is being heard more and more. But what…

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October 26, 2016

New technique at birth may restore microbiota in babies delivered by C-section

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A preliminary study published in the esteemed international medical journal, Nature Medicine, has shown that it is possible to partially restore the microbiota of infants born by C-section 1. The…

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September 13, 2016

Think Zinc

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What do children with acne, recurrent ear and chest infections, irritability and a poor appetite have in common? The latest research shows that even children with autism may be affected…

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August 3, 2016

Eczema – can it be avoided?

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The bad news is that eczema is increasingly common and makes children miserable – they don’t sleep well, they itch, they suffer and they become irritable. Australia and New Zealand…

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July 5, 2016

OCD After a Sore Throat?

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In my practice I regularly see children who have all of a sudden become very anxious. They present with a change in personality from a confident and happy child to…

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June 16, 2016

The Guts of Chinese Medicine

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I recently had the pleasure of attending the Mindd forum and was inspired by one of the keynote speakers, Dr Kelly Brogan. Dr Brogan is a holistic women’s health psychiatrist…

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June 10, 2016

The Importance of Magnesium

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Up to 60% of Australians, Americans and Europeans are deficient in magnesium, a mineral that is essential for so many different metabolic pathways and bodily functions that it should really…

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June 1, 2016

Developmental Disorders

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“Sometimes, real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles”- Autism Spectrum Disorder, Through My Eyes. Neurological conditions are a key aspect of the work of the…

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May 6, 2016

What is wrong with BPA?

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We live in a toxic world and our children are being exposed to far more environmental chemicals than we were when we were young. The more you know about these…

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April 21, 2016

Preconception Care – Enhancing Your Fertility and Baby’s Health

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What is preconception care? Preconception care is an extremely important and often greatly underestimated step in preparing to conceive a baby. It is an opportunity for you and your partner…

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April 14, 2016

The Intricacies of Immunity: Why Your Immune System is Vital for Health at Every Level.

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Anyone who has studied the immune system in depth has a deep appreciation of the intricacies, complexities and vast functions of this defensive network of protective structures and processes. It…

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April 7, 2016

Metabolic Disorders: Part Two

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In Part One of this article, the breadth of metabolic disorders was discussed. The important take away points from Part One included the following: Metabolism is the sum total of…

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March 31, 2016

Treat your anxiety to a good meal!

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Teenagers and young adults are facing an epidemic of anxiety: 25% of American 13 to 18 year olds suffer from anxiety and in Australia a study from 2008 showed that…

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