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…READ MORE
In the past 20 years, overgrowth in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of the usually benign Candida albicans has become increasingly recognized as a complex medical syndrome known as Candidiasis, or yeast syndrome. Candidiasis (Yeast Syndrome) Normally, C. albicans can live harmoniously in the creases and crevices of the digestive tract (and vaginal tract in women).…READ MORE
HIDING MEDICINE TASTE
Over the years at Kingsway we have received many phone calls from customers asking about the best options for hiding medicine taste (for their own or their children’s medicine). Ideas for Hiding Medicine Taste One of the hardest tasks a parent has is to give their children medicines. Children hide, run, struggle or even fight…READ MORE
GLUTEN & CASEIN FREE DIET
Many of you (and/or your children) are on a restricted diet of some sort. In this article, we are going to give a brief summary of the diets that we are commonly asked about and the effects that they can have. The Average Diet The average diet which is eaten today is completely different to…READ MORE
Iron is essential for humans
Iron is essential for humans. It is a vital component of hundreds of proteins and enzymes found within the body. Iron is needed for growth and reproduction, as well as healing and immune function. It plays a vital role in the metabolism of almost all living organisms. An Essential Element Within the human body, iron…READ MORE
Mutaflor® is a probiotic (capsule)
Mutaflor® is a probiotic (capsule), which contains a viable non-pathogenic strain of Escherichia coli (E coli), named Escherichia coli Nissle 1917. Mutaflor® The therapeutic effects of Mutaflor® are strain specific and have been demonstrated by in-vitro and in-vivo experiments and clinical studies. E coli Nissle 1917 has demonstrated an ability to exert beneficial effects on…READ MORE
Working With Your Practitioner
Kingsway Compounding work very closely with individual practitioners to understand their knowledge and processes. We take the extra time to understand how each individual practitioner operates.
Often we will often call to check specific information provided so that we can ensure that our compounds (your medicine) is right for you.
The types of practitioners that we receive patient scripts from are not limited to General Practitioners and we often receive scripts from psychologists, osteopaths, nutritionists, physiotherapists, naturopaths etc.READ MORE
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).READ MORE
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).READ MORE
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.READ MORE