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Amino acid provides surprising weight loss and anti-inflammatory benefits
Possibly the amino acid that evokes the most confusion amongst practitioners is L-histidine, with resulting caution or avoidance. But rese...
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DL-Phenylalanine and NAC – A novel partnership for pain and dependence
Pain and dependence are two major issues facing Australians – 20% live with chronic pain, costing the economy $34.5billion every year; and...
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Does poor nutritional status affect behaviour and social functioning in preschool children?
Early childhood is a crucial time when neurocognitive development and social skills are developed providing the basis for good health into...
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Glycine - more than just a sweetener
A common struggle, that is a regular topic of conversation amongst parents is sleep, mostly in the younger years, and getting to sleep in ...
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Vitamin D status in pregnancy improves childhood neurodevelopment
There is a clear link between maternal Vitamin D status and the development of gross- and fine motor skills and social skills in children....
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Probiotic safe and effective against Post Natal Depression
Post Natal Depression (PND) affects one in seven Australian women and develops from one month to one year following the birth of a baby. T...
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Novel approach reduces impulsivity in kids with ADHD
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most diagnosed behavioural disorder in children. The development of ADHD is multifa...
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CoQ10 improves sperm quality in infertile men
Written by Elise Ryan BHSc (Naturopathy) - Naturopath Male factor problems can play a role in up to half of all infertility cases ...
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The role of Zinc in pregnancy
Pregnancy is a time when you want to get the most out of your diet to pass nutrients onto your growing baby. ...
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Lactobacillus GG reduce pathogens and gut inflammation via Vitamin D receptor
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) has been identified as one of the strains that can aid patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by act...
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Environmental chemicals affect foetal development - research
There are calls for public health authorities to intervene to reduce the use of phthalates, following research suggesting that maternal ex...
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Nigella sativa - a novel consideration for GIT disorders
What do you prescribe Nigella sativa for? Glycaemic control, as an anti-bacterial or perhaps as an anti-inflammatory? ...
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B vitamins reverse ill effects of pollution exposure
Supplementing with B vitamins for four weeks almost abolished the negative effects of exposure to ambient fine particle (PM2.5) pollution ...
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Up to one third of Rhodiola found to be adulterated
Alarmingly, up to one-third of Rhodiola rosea on the market has been tampered with and does not contain the correct active ingredie...
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Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG – are all “strains” the same?
As the saying goes oils ain’t oils, so it is for probiotic strains. We have learnt that we need to understand the genus, species and strain i...
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