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Neural tube and early brain development

Neural tube and early brain development

December 2, 2020 | Infant and Children, Pregnancy
The formation of a healthy neural tube and its continued development into a healthy brain is a critical time in the life of  embyo to young infant. Offering the best nutritional support, emotional care and a safe and healthy environment can help avoid developmental issues and provide the stage for optimal brain...
Saline solutions

Saline solutions

November 25, 2020 | Allergy, General
Saline solutions are a mixture of salt and water. Solutions of saline have many applications. They are helpful for when the nasal passages are congested from allergies or the common cold, are a great resource in the first aid kit for cuts and abrasions, can be used as an eye wash and for the...
Livedo reticularis - when skin appears mottled

Livedo reticularis - when skin appears mottled

November 18, 2020 | Skin Conditions, Immune
Some people, when cold, can experience a mottled effect on their skin of varying degrees of red, blue or purple colour. The appearance is that of a net-like pattern with distinct edges, occurring particularly on the legs and resolving when the area becomes warm. This anomaly is usually benign, but it can also be...
What are anti-nutrients?

What are anti-nutrients?

November 11, 2020 | Minerals, Nutrition
  Anti-nutrients are compounds in foods which can block the absorption of nutrients during digestion. Plants, although a natural food source, contain many components some of which are not easily digested. Whist a balanced diet of various food types can cause little health issues, for some people who are trying...
Hay fever in pregnancy - prevention and treatments

Hay fever in pregnancy - prevention and treatments

November 4, 2020 | Allergy, Asthma, Pregnancy
Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is a condition which can affect some people when they are exposed to a perceived allergen resulting in irritation and inflammation of the nasal passages, the sinuses, eyes and throat. Many people can suffer from seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever in spring) or experience it all year round (perennial). Being pregnant may...
Three important nutrients needed for proper immune function

Three important nutrients needed for proper immune function

October 28, 2020 | Age related illnesses, Immune
There are many components needed for our immune system to function optimally, but there are three nutrients which are standouts. Zinc, vitamin C and vitamin D. Having a well-functioning immune system is one the best defences against viral infection, especially with life-threatening viruses. Many viruses are easily spread and infection is near impossible...
Why does osteoporosis affect women more than men?

Why does osteoporosis affect women more than men?

October 21, 2020 | Men's Health, Age related illnesses, Women's Health, Menopause, Bones
Osteoporosis is the name given for bone that has degenerated. Osteo – meaning bone; porosis – porous. Bone is continuously replacing itself throughout life, although this does not always occur in a balanced way. In some instances more bone is lost than is replaced. If this continues, the result is a bone structure...
Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) for Pain Relief

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) for Pain Relief

October 14, 2020 | Pain, Inflammation, Joint disorders
Why do I have a metallic taste?

Why do I have a metallic taste?

October 7, 2020 | Digestion, Dental
A metallic taste in the mouth is both unpleasant and concerning. It can develop suddenly or over time. Taste is important. It helps us discern the quality of food we eat and warn us against danger of ingesting potentially dangerous substances. When taste sensations are disturbed it can lead to loss...
Fatty lipomas

Fatty lipomas

September 30, 2020 | Skin Conditions
Fatty lipomas are masses of fat (adipose) tissue most often discovered in the head, neck, shoulders or backs. They are felt as a mobile lump below the surface of the skin, and while the discovery of any lump is of concern, fatty lipomas are benign. Diagnosis is important...
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