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Is Iron deficiency messing with your head?
We all know the importance of iron to our health – the best-known example is that red blood cells need Iron to make haemoglobin, and it’s ...
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Tips to help patients dealing with depression
Here are some simple tips to give to your patients who may be experiencing depression. Also consider signing up to www.thiswayup.org as a...
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The sunny side of Vitamin D
About 840 million people worldwide suffer from depression and it is now a leading cause of disability and mortality worldwide. Depression...
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COMT gene, dopamine and the stress response in mood disorders
Why are some people able to deal with high stress situations easily while others fall in a heap at the first sign of stress? It cou...
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Treating Gastrointestinal Pathogens: a case study
Case Study: male patient presenting with persistent diarrhoea, fatigue and frequent headaches. ...
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Micronutrient therapy for negative adolescent behaviours
It is a transformational time for our understanding of mental health disorders. They are no longer considered merely a chemical imbalance ...
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Need another reason to eat organic and non-GMO foods?
Glyphosates are a phosphoric amino acid derivative of glycine and are the most sprayed and used herbicide in the world. The World Health ...
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Smoking, Drinking and The Gut
Smoking and consuming even moderate amounts of alcohol are major risk factors for upper digestive diseases and gastrointestinal (GI) tract...
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Low-fat? No-fat? Don’t let your patients cheat themselves out of health. 
Practitioners are still seeing patients in clinic who push the “low fat” diet envelope too far. What happens when you cheat yourself out o...
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Nutrient deficiencies in dependence
We are facing an epidemic of dependence, and as practitioners we are seeing that in our clinics. The overworked executive, the harried mu...
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When it comes to glucose our brains are “selfish”
The brain and the immune system both require large amounts of energy for proper functioning, and they tend to compete for this energy. Un...
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Having a ‘gut feeling’? How the gut impacts our emotional and mental health.
Mental health conditions are complex and multifaceted, and their differentiation and management can be difficult. Recently, focus has shif...
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Citizen science: findings from the largest open public sourced human microbiome project
Researchers involved in the American Gut Project (AGP) have created the largest open resource network on the human microbiome with, as of ...
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Phosphatidylcholine reduces chance of childhood neurodevelopmental conditions
Supplementing Choline in pregnancy may support the growing child’s neurodevelopment, providing a unique opportunity to prevent future ment...
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Numbness, Tingling, Fatigue: could your patient have B12 deficiency?
It's not just vegetarians and vegans who are at risk of B12 deficiency. Patients over 50 years of age and those with predispositions affec...
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