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FUNCTIONING METHYLATION CYCLE IS CRUCIAL TO GOOD HEALTH

The majority of people take months, even years to properly understand how methylation works and why a functioning methylation cycle is crucial to good health.

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Fructose malabsorption

FRUCTOSE MALABSORPTION

Fructose malabsorption is a gastro-intestinal disorder, characterised by the inability to absorb fructose efficiently. This will usually induce bloating, cramps, osmotic diarrhoea along with other symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and can be seen in about 50% of fructose malabsorbers.

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Calcium & Magnesium

ESSENTIALS MINERALS: CALCIUM & MAGNESIUM

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

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FAECAL RETENTION AND CONSTIPATION

FAECAL RETENTION AND CONSTIPATION

The GI Tract A normally functioning gastrointestinal (GI) tract is an often overlooked important part of good health. The GI tract is responsible for the digestion and absorption of nutrient and fluid as well as protection from absorption of harmful agents. When the GI tract is not well, we can feel quite miserable with stomachache,…

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Vitamin K Butter Egg Yolk

MAINTAIN ADEQUATE LEVELS OF VITAMIN K

It is important to maintain adequate levels of vitamin K. This fat soluble vitamin plays a vital role in many important metabolic pathways

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MAGNESIUM SULPHATE (EPSOM SALTS)

This article discusses magnesium as magnesium sulphate, also known as Epsom Salts. Magnesium is involved in in more than 300 essential metabolic reactions.

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Biotin Poached Egg

WHAT IS BIOTIN?

Biotin is a water soluble vitamin, generally classified as a B-complex vitamin and is required by all organisms. It is obtained from food however most foods are poor sources of biotin, so a low intake is common (exceptions are biotin-rich foods such as egg yolk, kidney, liver and some cheeses).

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Gut Immune Connection

THE GUT IMMUNE CONNECTION

This article discusses the connection between our gut and the immune system, and the importance of maintaining a healthy gut for a strong immune system

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METHYLENE-TETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE (MTHFR) SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS (SNPs)

The MTHFR enzyme enables the correct metabolism of folate (vitamin B9), it converts 5,10-methylene-tetrahydrofolate to 5-methyl-tetrahydrofoate (5-MTHF).

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RESOLUTION CHECK UP – HEALTH & FITNESS

58% of Australians (an estimated 11 million people) broke their New Year’s resolution, some in as little as 3 months! Health & fitness was most popular.

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vitamins are safe

NO DEATHS FROM VITAMINS

There were no deaths whatsoever from vitamins in the year 2014. The 32nd annual report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers shows zero deaths from multiple vitamins.

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Hypochlorhydria can be relieved with Papaya

HYPOCHLORHYDRIA – A LACK OF ADEQUATE STOMACH ACID

This week are going to discuss Hypochlorhydria – a condition where there is a lack of adequate stomach acid, i.e. hydrochloric acid (HCl) being secreted into the stomach.

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Supplements, amino acids, minerals, herbs are safe

NO DEATHS FROM SUPPLEMENTS, MINERALS, AMINO ACIDS AND HERBS

Not only are there no deaths from vitamins, but there are also no deaths from minerals, amino acids, herbs or any dietary supplement across the board.

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Kingsway Compounding Liver Adrenal Health

LIVER AND ADRENAL GLAND SUPPORT

With the imminent arrival of the “silly season”, we felt it was appropriate to discuss those nutrients required for healthy liver and adrenal gland support. This will ensure that you all make it through this very busy and social time of year intact!

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Learning to swallow tablets

LEARNING TO SWALLOW TABLETS (OR CAPSULES)

Learning to swallow tablets and capsules can be challenging for children. Here are 10 practical tips for both children and adults that have problems swallowing their medicine.

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masking medicine flavours

EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUES FOR MASKING MEDICINE

This article focuses on the many enquiries from customers asking for the best techniques for masking medicine flavours to be palatable for their children (and themselves).

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