Gestational Diabetes

The following research indicates that adequate magnesium may play a role in preventing gestational diabetes.  As is always the case with any supplement, taking the correct form is essential to achieving success.  There are many forms of magnesium, as indeed other minerals, with the Oxide being the most readily available over the counter (OTC).   However,…

Why you should reduce your WiFi exposure

How do you feel after a day out in nature versus a day at the computer? One makes you feel far better than the other, right? So, while the evidence might be still very much contested out there in science land, there’s no question that, with the research done so far, we should approach electromagnetic…

Are your food choices making you sick?

GoodFood,  By PAULA GOODYER     April 10, 2018 Is it a coincidence that as the number of over-processed foods in our supermarkets has grown, the diversity of microbes living in our gut has shrunk? Many researchers say our modern diet has a lot to answer for when it comes to the rise in obesity, diabetes, allergy…

Support sleep and gut health in ASD children

Nearly half of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder have compromised gastrointestinal function and nutrient deficiencies. Studies show the positive effect of multivitamin and mineral supplement on symptoms. Children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are known to have significantly lower levels of most vitamins and minerals compared to healthy controls. The most common deficiencies are Vitamins…

Aluminium – it’s everywhere …. but is it safe?

Aluminium is ubiquitous in the environment. In recent years, it has increasingly been incorporated in consumer products, foodstuffs, medications/vaccines and drinking water with a presumption of safety. This presumption is based on the belief that as is not overtly toxic in acute low dose ingestion, cumulative consumption must also be benign. However, is this assumption actually…

Antibiotic resistance grows

Call to reign in antibiotic use after study shows 65% increase worldwide. The Guardian – By Ian Sample March 26, 2018 A dramatic rise in global antibiotic consumption has led public health experts to call for fresh strategies to rein in excessive use of the drugs, and for major investments to provide clean water, sanitation and…

ADHD and impulsive behaviour

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most diagnosed behavioural disorder in children. The development of ADHD is multifactorial and can involve genetic, social, nutritional, parental and developmental factors, as well as environmental toxins. It is normal for children to have periods of inattention, impulsiveness and hyperactivity. However, when these behaviours become more frequent, last longer and more…

Social Media addiction explained

Every wondered why so many people seem to be addicted to their smart phone?  What the magnet of checking social media is?  Well, it seems that it all comes down to our reward system in the brain. The following article explains the processes and how companies are jumping on the bandwagon to further control human…

Parasites and the moon

Does the full moon make you feel off kilter?   Well … parasites (an organism which lives in or on another organism and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense) lay their eggs on a full moon, thus beginning their new life cycle. That might be why some of us go a little gaga on…

Environmental chemicals and your unborn baby

There are calls for public health authorities to intervene to reduce the use of phthalates, following research suggesting that maternal exposure during pregnancy leads to shorter pregnancy duration and smaller head circumference. Phthalates may be used in coatings for tablets, or in perfumes, nail polish and eye makeup; household cleaning products; home flooring and wall…