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more reasons for Taking Nutritional Supplements

MORE REASONS FOR TAKING NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS

Healthy young people normally make sufficient amounts of conditionally essential molecules in the body, although the levels are not always optimal. With inadequate levels of minerals or vitamins, key enzymes in biochemical pathways may not function optimally. There are thousands of dietary supplements on the market, including 40+ essential nutrients alone and in various combinations,…

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vitamin criticism

COMMENTS: ANSWERING THE VITAMIN AND NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT CRITICISM

Another physician said “No case for vitamin supplementation in normal, healthy, non-pregnant or lactating adults who are receiving the recommended daily intake of nutrients.” Is this true? Let us have a look at the commentary by  Bill Sardi regarding criticism about dietary supplementation.   Vitamin A Vitamin critic: “Vitamin A Toxicity occurred in Antarctic and…

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MALNUTRITION AND DENTAL DISEASE

Cavities and gum diseases are not often regarded as serious diseases, yet they are epidemic throughout our society, from the youngest of children to the oldest of senior citizens. Dental caries and gum pathology are frequently associated with serious chronic health problems. Multiple independent studies published after 1990 document this. Cavities are associated with poor…

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zucchini

IMPRESSIVE HEALTH BENEFIT OF ZUCCHINI

Zucchini–or zucca in Italian, has a long history of more than 7000 years ago. From it’s origin in the northern parts of South America to Europe where their cultivation began, it is now used in various dishes and also good for our health thanks to its nutritional benefits.   This ubiquitous summer squash contains zero fat, but…

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WE NEED A COMPOUNDING TECHNICIAN TO JOIN OUR FRIENDLY TEAM!

We are looking for a compounding technician to join our existing friendly team in our state-of-the-art facility.   Who we are looking for: Experience in compounding or laboratory work is preferred but not essential as training is provided. The successful applicant must have an eye for detail, a good work ethic, be able to work…

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MANY BENEFITS OF VAGUS NERVE

The vagus nerve–cranial nerve which connects to many body systems–has a significant influence on systemic inflammation and overall physical as well as mental health.   Relation of inflammatory and vagus nerve The inflammatory response occurs when tissues are injured by bacteria, trauma, toxins, heat, or any other cause. It is the underlying cause of most…

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gluten

WHEN GLUTEN NEEDS ENZYME

Gluten–the main protein in grains such as wheat and barley–can sometimes be difficult to digest, given to the complex protein which the body can not break down. Gluten carries a unique chain of amino acid building blocks that cause the protein chain to form into a shape with a lot of loops. The looped bonds…

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sugar

SUGAR IN METABOLIC SYNDROME

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disease risk factors which increase the risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Metabolic syndrome is also known as insulin resistance syndrome. There is evidence to suggest that diets high in added sugar promote the development of metabolic disease both directly and indirectly. Directly, the fructose component in…

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AGEING AND IODINE DEFICIENCY

The signs and symptoms of iodine deficiency are often overlooked, since many of them are very similar of what we call “ageing”. Ageing is a convenient theory to collect conditions for which we have little curiosity about their true cause. As such, there may be several causes that do not originate directly from ageing. Low…

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PEA

The acronym PEA stands for Palmitoylethanolamide. It is a naturally occurring fatty acid amide produced in the body. PEA binds to receptors in the cell nucleus and is involved in the regulation of neuroglia cells within the central nervous system. What is PEA? PEA plays an extensive role in many biological pathways related to inflammation and…

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PERSONALISED MEDICINE: COMPOUNDING WITH KARL LANDERS

Original content sourced from fxmedicine.com.au The flexibility, technology and sophistication of modern-day compounding has come a long way from it’s humble origins. Compounding is now a specialised area of pharmacy available to health professionals which is ideal for those patients who have specialised needs outside of what’s commercially accessible. In today’s podcast pharmacist Karl Landers takes us…

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middle ear infection in toddlers and children

MIDDLE EAR INFECTION IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN

“Middle ear” refers to the medical terminology in which there are three parts: The external ear, the middle ear – a space bordered on the outer side by the tympanic membrane (ear drum) and the inside by the inner ear. Eustachian tubes lead from this space into the naso-pharynx. In years past, otitis media (O.M.,…

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CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM

Calcium and Magnesium are both classified as “essential minerals” which humans require for good health. Like all minerals, these cannot be made in our body and must therefore be plentiful in our diet in order for us to remain healthy. Calcium Calcium is a major constituent of bones and teeth (99%), where it plays two…

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POLYLAX™ AND MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

This article is a continuation of our previous article titled ‘Faecal Retention and Constipation’ (Click button below to access this earlier article). Now we will look at two products that many of our patients are using in their treatment protocol. Access Related Article – Faecal Retention and Constipation Polylax™ and Magnesium Hydroxide Both Polylax™ and…

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AFP PEPTIZYDE PRODUCT OVERVIEW

AFP Peptizyde™ contains three different digestive enzymes isolated from plant sources and has been designed to help the body in breaking down proteins. AFP Peptizyde™   AFP Peptizyde™ contains digestive enzymes and has been designed to help the body in breaking down proteins. It is a combination of three different proteolytic enzymes isolated from plant…

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ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS (EFAs)

EFA’s function as homeostatic constituents of cell membranes, helping to relay signal information from outside the cell to the cell interior and are precursors to eicosanoids that influence other cells, similar to hormones. About EFA’s EFA’s are critical nutrients for humans and are labeled “essential” because our bodies are not able to make them. They…

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