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The perfect marriage does exist: Vitamin D complements HMB
Is there anything that vitamin D cannot do? New research has found that vitamin D is the perfect match for β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate (HMB...
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HMB + Creatine – the key to confidence for an aged patient
In this case study, we discover how within a 6-week period HMB began to reverse muscular atrophy in an elderly man, reducing his fear of f...
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In it to win it with HMB + D
For elite athletes or those who take their exercise seriously, peak performance, improved recovery times and less injury sounds like a dre...
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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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Calcium – slaying the PMS dragon
From princess to dragon, this is how many men would describe women “at that time of the month”. Now, there may be help at hand from an unl...
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Move over herbs and hormones, here comes the Mediterranean Diet for menopausal symptoms
The hormonal rollercoaster that comes with menopause can trigger a range of uncomfortable vasomotor symptoms such as hot flushes and night...
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 Eat to compete: practical advice for teenage athletes
Teenage athletes are serious about their sports, tea...
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Dietary acid load implicated as major factor in mood imbalances
The latest research identifies a direct and significant correlation between dietary acid load (DAL) and emotional health. ...
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Troubleshooting the clinical application of Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA)
If a patient is not experiencing the expected clinical outcome for PEA, we can ask ourselves a few questions to ascertain whether we are o...
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Old favourites to modulate the cytokine storm
Curcumin, ginger, boswellia and omega-3 fatty acids are mighty mediators of inflammation and well-known for their many uses in natural med...
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L-theanine boosting brain waves in PMS
Ovarian hormones significantly influence behaviour and cognitive function and the dance between these hormones and brain chemistry ultimat...
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Hormesis and the dosing dilemma
Nutrient dosing can be challenging. Are high doses more effective than low? At what point does an antioxidant become pro-oxidant and what ...
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Relieving the itch: topical L-theanine for inflammatory skin conditions
New research has highlighted its potential use as a topical agent and may offer a novel alte...
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Promising applications for L-theanine in the GIT
Clinical trials supporting L-theanine (L-THE) in mental health and cognition are well established and widely accepted, but what else is th...
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