Often, kidney stone sufferers are told what to avoid.. but are they being screened for simple nutrient deficiencies - and which are the most important?
Copper is a trace element involved in a wide range of biological processes vital to sustain life. Yet – as with many other metal ions – it is toxic when present in excessive quantities, especially for those with copper-sensitive disorders such as Wilson’s disease.
Poor sleep is a common complaint for both children and their parents. Fatigue in children can cause a number of problems in waking life, including decreased concentration, behavioural issues, school absenteeism, lower immune resistance and less emotional resilience.
Can a few key lifestyle interventions be the key to balancing and supporting the nervous system? What is the science telling us?
The consumption of electrolytes before, during and after exercise is recommended to athletes for a number of reasons, particularly for the purpose of immediate recovery when engaging in back-to-back or extended activities, when water alone will not suffice.