Brain function is always a hot topic as we age. Our brain becomes overloaded with information and recall becomes diminished. Understanding this process reassures us that brain fog can be minimized. Are there tests for Vitamin B12 levels?
Our gut does more than help us digest food. The bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in mental health, sleep, weight gain and cognition. What food keeps our gut bacteria happy? What is a probiotic?
If a midday energy slump is common in your life, there are some simple strategies to follow. Diet, exercise and hydration all play a role to ensure that you will be energized across the day. Is breakfast important? How much … Read More
What the experts tell us to improve our health and well being sounds simple. Three things are necessary – sensible food choices, moderate exercise each day and an enjoyable circle of family and friends. What’s complicated about that? Click here … Read More
Leg cramps are painful spasms that typically occur in calf muscles. They jolt us awake at night and can last for up to ten minutes. Understanding how to stop them means better sleep. What particular medications cause leg cramps? Click … Read More
About 10% of the population suffer this disorder of the urinary tract and up to 70% of these will have them re-occur. Stones form when any crystals contained in the urine come out of solution. What nutrients should be considered … Read More
Magnesium is involved in most of our enzyme reactions essential for virtually all body processes. Whether it’s common things like cramping to more complex things like insulin regulation, magnesium is easy to ignore at our peril. How do we know … Read More
Ginkgo improves blood circulation especially to our brains, which results in better brain function. It also blocks an allergic factor that causes asthma and hearing disorders, as well as skin conditions like psoriasis. Is ginkgo a safe herb? Can we … Read More
Our eye health is often taken for granted when we’re young. Vision change is a barometer of the nutritional status of eye tissue. What foods help deteriorate our vision? Why are brightly coloured fruits and vegetables important?
Omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish are good fats. They help reverse atherosclerosis, angina, heart attack, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, stroke and vascular disease. What sort of fish is ‘fatty fish’? How many serves do we need each week? … Read More