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When reviewing the potential impact of sugar intake on female reproductive health, factors to be considered include the various body systems, organs and tissues involved in (either or both) glucose metabolism and reproductive function, and the bidirectional functional relationships between many of them (covered in Part 1). Following on from these interconnections, how sugar can impact these body systems, organs and tissues, both individually and via their functional interconnection, and the clinical relevance of these effects also needs to be considered. This will be covered in Part 2.

Jul 21, 20

Herbal medicine can affect the immune system in a variety of ways. Here, we explore a couple of ways herbal medicine can support the immune system. 

Jul 07, 20

Paying attention to diet and a health gut microbiome is often overlooked in addressing mental health and yet, evidence shows these aspects are crucial....

Jul 03, 20

A review published in 2013 examined the potential for PEA in being deployed for influenza, the common cold and other respiratory infections. The results cited in this review offer an interesting viewpoint for the potential of PEA in cold and flu season.

Jun 11, 20
The digestive microbiome influence on oestrogen associated disease: Estrobolome

The role of bacteria within the human body is increasingly being shown to have a diverse range of effects on health and disease. A relatively new microbiome concept, within the body, is that of the estrobolome. This is the congregation of bacterial genetic enzyme expression, which influences oestrogen kinetics[1] and is responsible for metabolising oestrogen.

Mar 30, 20

In the age of nutrigenomics, further evidence is coming to light that suggests a greater need for omega-3 supplementation in individuals with certain single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), as revealed in DNA testing.

Mar 24, 20

What’s becoming increasingly clear, is that for the foreseeable future, due to social distancing, we could see a downturn in the amount of face-to-face consultations that are carried out by all healthcare practitioners. So, is now  a better time than ever to see how you can digitise your practice?

Mar 18, 20
Sunscreen actives are detectable in plasma in high concentrations

A recent clinical trial has revealed that several active ingredients in sunscreen are detected at high levels within the blood after only one day of frequent use.

Mar 16, 20

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