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Sports nutrition for teens
Adolescent athletes have different energy and hydration requirements than adults. This flyer aims to provide some guidance for parents and...
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My patient is taking 300mg of Iron daily prescribed by her doctor and her serum iron levels are not increasing, why?
More is not always necessarily better, and that is certainly the case for iron supplementation. ...
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Can polyphenols be used safely in pregnancy?
Careful clinical consideration must be applied when prescribing certain nutrients and herbs to pregnant patients. ...
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Cambridge University Reviews N-acetylcysteine for the Treatment of Addictions
The application of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) as a potential therapeutic intervention in a variety of psychiatric disorders is continuing to e...
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The diverse neurological actions of L-Tryptophan
The clinical use of L-Tryptophan supplementation for serotonin and melatonin synthesis is a well-known treatment model amongst practitione...
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Glycine: The dose required to alter gene expression and improve sleep quality
The non-essential amino acid Glycine has recently been demonstrated to objectively and subjectively improve sleep in partially sleep-restr...
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Living in a mental fog: the Chemo Brain
Due to the increasing concern about cognitive dysfunction shown bythe vast majority of patients post- chemotherapy; it has been proposed t...
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Microbiota may point out some important Metabolic Disturbances in Obesity
Microbiota are often attributed a fantastical function in the human gut, with a variety of papers suggesting that microbiota influence mood d...
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The Balancing Act of Glutamine in Neurodegenerative Diseases
We often consider a variety of amino acids as a treatment intervention when presented with a case that involves mental health or neuro-deg...
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Body weight, dietary factors and sleep-wake regularity
The impact that poor sleep has on our patient’s lives is at the pinnacle of clinical importance for practitioners. Sleep disturbances are ...
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Efficacy of Quercetin for Allergies
Flavonoids have received a great deal of attention recently regarding the benefit of their anti-inflammatory activity and Quercetin specifica...
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Antioxidants Enhance the Efficacy of Cancer Therapies
There is extensive discrepancy with regard to prescribing antioxidant nutrients to cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy and/or ...
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Therapeutic efficacy of 5-HTP supplements
5-Hydroxytryptophan is an endogenous intermediate of tryptophan metabolism and the direct precursor to the monoamine neurotransmitter seroton...
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Adenosine: Not just a part of ATP
Adenosine is a ubiquitous homeostatic substance released from most cells, including neurones and glia. Once in the extracellular space, ad...
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Andropause: Is there a bidirectional link between hormones and mental health conditions in men?
In studies of men aged 75 years, it was found that mean plasma testosterone (Te) levels are approximately 35% lower compared to young men,...
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