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Anxiety, hyperactivity, sleep problems – these are very common concerns parents have about their children and that affect the entire family’s wellbeing. A parent can only be as relaxed as the least unruffled child in the family. 

Jul 01, 19

The coconut palm tree, fruit and oil (Cocus nucifera) have a long history of use in Malaysia, India, the South Pacific and the Philippines for many religious, dietary and medicinal purposes.[1,2] The multifaceted application of coconut by traditional paradigms has also been observed in recent years with a resurgence in the popularity of coconut oil, particularly for dietary and medicinal purposes.[1,3,4]

Jun 24, 19

Determining the correct dose of nutrients and supplements for children can be overwhelming. To add to the confusion, many supplements will only show an adult dose on the label. So how can we convert that to a dose suitable for children?

Jun 21, 19

Could probiotics be beneficial in reducing gastrointestinal and upper respiratory tract infections?

Jun 11, 19
Artificial light at night sabotages your sleep and health

It’s almost impossible for modern humans to imagine a world without the blaze of artificial light. Is there a dark side to our love affair with light? 

Jun 10, 19

Research has found significant positive associations between diets high in nutritional quality and superior academic performance in children and adolescents. 

Jun 03, 19

The skin is colonised by a diverse community of microorganisms, working synergistically to maintain structural and functional integrity of the skin barrier. On the skin’s surface, four main bacteria phyla have been identified including Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, Proteobacteria and Bateroidetes.[1] Alterations in the balance of these microbial communities have been associated with multiple chronic cutaneous diseases including acne.

May 27, 19

Medicinal mushrooms are the latest phenomenon in complementary medicine – a re-emerging therapy that is increasingly being recognised in scientific literature for its potential use in a variety of conditions.

Apr 22, 19

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