Category: Nutrition


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 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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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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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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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 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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March 16, 2016

Gut Feelings and The Gut-Brain Axis

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For the past few years, the topics of mental health, emotional health and psychological wellbeing have received some much-needed attention. What was once an area only discussed in the seclusion…

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March 8, 2016

Supplements: Hype or Helpful?

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  In an ideal world, people all over the world would be able to obtain the nutrition they require from diet alone. So many factors (no matter what country you…

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February 25, 2016

Porphyrin versus Pyrrole Testing. Is there a Difference?

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Pyrroluria is a condition known by many different names including Pyrrole Disorder, Mauve Factor and the older, unused names Kryptopyrroluria and Malvaria. It is described as being a metabolic condition,…

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February 11, 2016

Gluten Sensitivity

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What is now referred to as the “No Man’s Land” of digestive disorders, gluten sensitivity, is firmly placed as one of the most controversial topics in nutrition, and indeed medicine…

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February 3, 2016

Help For Picky Eaters

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The most common reasons for children to be picky eaters are 1. Behavioural – they may be too busy and distracted to sit down for a meal and finish it…

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January 12, 2016

Bioenergetics: The Chemical Conversions of Energy Production.

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The concept of energy for most people on a day-to day basis is an elusive one. It is that longed for health trait, presenting itself swiftly at certain points in…

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January 5, 2016

Neurotransmitters: minute chemicals delivering powerful messages

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The nervous system of human beings is undoubtedly one of the most complex and challenging systems to try and understand. Whilst we all have a good understanding of brain health,…

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November 17, 2015

The Links Between Leaky Gut and Brain

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The links between ‘leaky gut’ and the nervous system. The intestines and the brain could not be further apart anatomically within our bodies. They are known to have different roles,…

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October 15, 2015

Integrative Healthcare

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Mindd Foundation: Keeping you informed on integrative healthcare. The mission of Mindd Foundation is to help practitioners, carers, patients, educators and families discover, understand and implement effective integrative healthcare for…

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October 10, 2014

Interview with Dr. Nancy O’Hara

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Dr. Nancy O’Hara, leading US pediatrician and featured speaker at the recent Mindd Forum shares her views on the rise of childhood illness. 1. Asthma, ADHD, Allergies, Autism; are at…

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