Category: Nutrition


November 16, 2017

How to Reduce Arsenic in Rice to Protect your Family

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What we now know about Arsenic in Rice has developed a lot with recent studies. Dr Leila Mason shares important information here, especially about how rice selection and cooking methods…

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November 14, 2017

Zinc Deficiency is More Common Than You Think

Mindd Foundation

You have likely heard about the dangers of calcium or even magnesium deficiency, but zinc deficiency not so much. This leads many people to believe that zinc deficiency is either…

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October 31, 2017

Heal Your Leaky Gut Naturally with These 6 Foods

Mindd Foundation

Leaky Gut Syndrome as well as other digestive conditions can go easily undiagnosed, but not so easily ignored. Inflammation, food sensitivities, intolerances or allergies to specific ingredients, like gluten, can…

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October 9, 2017

Gut Feelings and The Gut-Brain Axis

Jacinta

For the past few years, the topics of mental health, emotional health and psychological well-being have received some much-needed attention. The Gut-Brain axis is now more relevant than ever. Emotional…

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September 28, 2017

Eight Top Foods to Prevent Brain Inflammation

Jacinta

Brain inflammation has been linked to long-term neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia, so it’s important to understand the link between diet and brain health. When it comes to your diet,…

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September 20, 2017

Eczema – can it be avoided?

Jacinta

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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August 2, 2017

Could You Be Magnesium Deficient? Consider These 8 Warning Signs…

Jacinta

What if those minor health conditions you may sometimes experience are signs of a more serious condition? Magnesium deficiency can be one possible reason. The Challenge of Magnesium Deficiency Review…

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July 12, 2017

9 Simple Ways to Improve Your Digestion

Jacinta

You may be surprised to learn that digestive issues are not normal. Gas, discomfort, indigestion, constipation, no matter how infrequent they may be, are all signs of poor digestion. And…

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June 13, 2017

Heal The Gut and Improve Your Mood – Four Steps to Good Brain Health

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The Gut-Brain Axis builds on the idea that our gut influences our neurobiology – heal the gut for good brain health. This axis involves chemical signals that occur between the gastrointestinal tract…

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May 17, 2017

What You Need to Know About Candida Overgrowth

Jacinta

Healthy eating promotes your health from the inside out; and, this is especially evident when it comes to Candida overgrowth. “Candida overgrowth” describes the excessive growth of a yeast called…

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May 5, 2017

Mitochondria: The Energy Powerhouse of the Cell

Jacinta

We need good energy! Everything we do requires energy – running, walking, sleeping, thinking, eating and yes, even sleeping. We get that from our food, but there is a tiny…

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April 6, 2017

Truly Remarkable Results Achieved with a Good Diet: A Surprise or Not?

Jacinta

Sydney-based GP, Dr Robyn Cosford has been compiling research over many years, and as a mother of five, she recognised the association between diet and behaviour long before she had…

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March 30, 2017

Dietary and Nutritional Protocols for Pyroluria lead to Happier Kids

Jacinta

Pyroluria (Pyrroles disorder) is a genetic and biochemical imbalance affecting the haemoglobin pathway. This biochemical imbalance results in greater than normal excretion of the essential nutrients zinc and vitamin B6.…

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March 1, 2017

How Gut Flora can Impact Children’s Behaviour

Jacinta

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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November 30, 2016

Dangers of Dairy – Casein Sensitivity

Jacinta

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

Jacinta

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 8, 2016

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

Jacinta

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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June 10, 2016

The Importance of Magnesium

Jacinta

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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April 21, 2016

Preconception Care – Enhancing Your Fertility and Baby’s Health

Jacinta

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 7, 2016

Metabolic Disorders: Part Two

Jacinta

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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