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 polymorphism (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
Essential minerals (part 2)
As discussed, minerals are classified as either a macro or micro. This depends on the amount required by the body and is not an indication their importance. Macro-minerals are found in greater volumes within the body and micro-minerals are only needed in trace amounts. This post will focus on the micro minerals Zinc and Iron.READ MORE