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​Childhood food allergies in Australia – a snapshot
As practitioners and parents, we know that food allergies and intolerances are prevalent amongst our children and seem to...
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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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Lunch Literacy LIVE - November 2017
Welcome to Lunchtime Literacy Live! This session is strictly for practitioners, and features Dr Michael Osiecki answe...
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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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Lunch Literacy LIVE - October
Welcome to Lunchtime Literacy Live! This session is strictly for practitioners, and features Toni answering some of y...
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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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