Blog

Iodine

Iodine is extremely important for every human being.  Iodine has been greatly maligned and misunderstood in conventional medicine.  There are inorganic non-radioactive forms of iodine in which one finds the reduced form of iodine called iodide.  Radioactive iodine is a different drug.  This has an extra electron.  Inorganic non-radioactive forms of iodine are safe.  They […]

9th May, 2017 Read more...

Glutathione

  This sulfhydryl-reducing agent (glutathione)  is a tripeptide containing cysteine that occurs in millimolar concentrations in most cells, where it acts as a detoxifying agent, assists amino acid transport and quenches free radicals, in addition to regulating the internal redox environment of cells. Together with ascorbates, GSH participates in the regeneration of vitamin E which […]

9th May, 2017 Read more...

Detoxification in Spring

The benefits of supporting detoxification in Spring According to traditional Chinese medicine, living in tune with the seasons can prove important in ensuring our routes to wellness remain balanced throughout the year. Spring is the most opportune time to harness the transformative seasonal energy change to work in our favour. From a functional medicine perspective […]

8th April, 2017 Read more...

Heavy Metals

Heavy metals are toxins that we come into contact with on a daily basis due to the increasing contamination of our food and water supply, and the air we breathe. Exposure to heavy metals has been linked to many chronic health conditions including autoimmunity, ME, cancer, neurological diseases and developmental problems in children. What are […]

25th February, 2017 Read more...

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS), presenting with a variety of symptoms. While conventional treatment focuses on disease management using medical drugs, newer thinking and research is identifying contributory underlying pathologies and dietary strategies capable of improving symptoms and prognosis. MS is thought to affect around 100,000 […]

20th January, 2017 Read more...

Beyond Functional Medicine

How we exceed and improve to go beyond functional medicine model Conventional medicine is an acute care model trying to treat chronic health problems.  One cannot use an acute care model for chronic health issues.  In effect it is system of pharmaceutical drug pushing to supposedly treat symptoms.  One of the many problems with this […]

2nd January, 2017 Read more...

Probiotics

Our bodies are populated by trillions of bacteria of differing species, found on the skin, in the gut and all mucous membranes such as the mouth, vagina, nose and lungs. While bacterial cells may be small, experts estimate that they outnumber our human cells 10:1 and as such they contribute hugely to our overall health. […]

16th December, 2016 Read more...

Endocrine disrupting chemicals

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) are found throughout our environment – in our water supply, our food containers and water bottles, and in the many common household and cosmetic products we use on a daily basis. Such widespread, repeated and long-term exposure poses a very real risk to our hormonal health. What is an endocrine disrupting […]

16th December, 2016 Read more...

Ketogenic diets

Ketogenic diets are increasing in popularity and may offer a drug-free alternative to treatment for serious health conditions such as epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. What is a ketogenic diet? Ketogenic diets, in general, tend to be very low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein and high in fat. Developed in the 1920s by Russel Wilder as […]

6th November, 2016 Read more...

Nightshade and Salicylate Sensitivity

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us – they contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants necessary for vibrant health. But they also contain compounds that can, in sensitive individuals, promote unpleasant symptoms and contribute to inflammatory conditions.  Are you suffering from salicylate sensitivity ? What are salicylates? Salicylates are the salts or esters […]

5th November, 2016 Read more...

Conditions that we can treat include...