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Research is still emerging, however with the current evidence at hand, we are starting to get a solid understanding of the exact mechanisms behind this interesting food intolerance, which is often misdiagnosed and underestimated due to its multifaceted symptom presentation.

May 15, 17

This study shows that magnesium can reduce depressive symptoms in those with hypomagnesaemia, even when using a less absorbable form.

May 12, 17
healthy diet

While they may only constitute approximately 4% of total body weight, the importance of minerals in maintaining health and wellbeing cannot be underestimated.

May 08, 17
The toxic effects of sugar

Our children suffer from the diseases of alcohol, without the alcohol, writes the leader of the global ‘anti-sugar’ movement.

May 01, 17
Natural antidepressants - mood disorders

On analysing the scientific basis for the efficacy of S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe), a recent comprehensive review shows the beneficial effect of supplemental SAMe as a potential alternative to or adjunctive therapy for use with antidepressants.

Apr 28, 17
SAMe is involved in the methylation of phospholipids, DNA, RNA, proteins and neurotransmitters

S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) is integral to cellular metabolism and as the major methyl donor in the body. SAMe is involved in the methylation of a diverse range of compounds including phospholipids, DNA, RNA, proteins and neurotransmitters. It is also involved in two other important pathways – transsulfuration which produces glutathione, and aminopropylation which synthesises polyamines.

Apr 24, 17
Beautiful pink and white magnolia flowers blooming

Recent experimental research has connected magnolia with a transcription factor that is termed the body’s ‘major regulator of cellular antioxidant defence’— nuclear factor erythroid-derived 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2).

Apr 21, 17

When people hear the word epilepsy, they may immediately think of a person having a seizure, but what is the actual definition of epilepsy? Epilepsy comes from the greek word epilepsia meaning to ‘take hold’ or ‘to seize’.

Apr 17, 17