Many people I speak with argue that organic foods are too expensive. I would argue that, while some organic foods may cost more than their non-organic counterparts, can we really afford to not purchase organic? With ever increasing amounts of research showing the effects of genetically modified foods on our health, as well as the study … Read more
As 2011 winds to a close, I would like to wish you all a safe and happy holiday season with the December Newsletter. Please take care on the roads and I look forward to seeing you in 2012 – either in clinic on on line.
Epigenetics is the study of how external factors influence gene expression – turning genes on or off with the potential to contribute to numerous health conditions. Environmental, dietary and lifestyle factors can influence gene expression. While we inherit our gene from our parents, a wonderful analagy to help illustrate epigenetics is that the genes may be … Read more
While I prefer to avoid watching commercial television as much as possible, sometimes it is beneficial when I do. For example this morning I caught a snippet of a show called Dr Oz. Today’s show discussed nutritional supplements and some of the information was valuable to consumers – even if many of the references and … Read more
Today Tonight aired a report on parasite dangers to humans on Sunday, 13th November. They reported on the ratworm or Angiostrongylus cantonensis, a nematode or roundworm, and infections which led to serious health conditions, even death. Rather than using heavy drugs, which have serious side effects, there are other options available – microcurrent and herbal remedies are … Read more
Australia may be the last frontier of freedom when it comes to choosing your preferred method of health care. Unfortunately, our politicians are sometimes only too hasty in following what is happening in the USA. This is of particular concern when it comes to health care and the options currently available to us. While those … Read more
Motor Neuron Disease (MND) or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease all refer to the same condition where the body’s immune system begins to attack the myelin sheath surrounding our nerve fibres. MND has been featured in several reports recently portraying how sufferers are affected and how they, and their families, are coping … Read more