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The active form of vitamin B6, pyridoxal-5-phosphate (P5P), serves as a cofactor for more than 150 enzymes in the body - but when is it important to have this form, over other forms of Vitamin B6?

Sep 25, 17

It has been suggested that supplements containing krill oil may be more effective at increasing the levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in red blood cells – the Omega-3 Index – than fish oil.

Sep 18, 17

Biophilia, forest bathing, nature-time... these are just some of the names applied to the connection between health and wellbeing derived from spending time outdoors, in fresh air in direct contact with nature. 

Sep 04, 17

Biofilms are formations that occur when a group of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses attach themselves to a surface and create a colony. These biofilms form themselves into a type of ‘shield’ that has a glue-like consistency, often referred to as ‘slime’.

Aug 28, 17

The ancient wisdom of Hippocrates who believed that ‘all disease begins in the gut’ is being validated by modern science, with poor gastrointestinal (GIT) health linked to an increasing number of diseases.

Aug 21, 17

With the emergence of antibiotic resistance, one goal of research scientists has been to understand through which medium bacteria communicate, and how we may inhibit this conversation.

Aug 15, 17

It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS is 11%. The most common cause of IBS is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — in fact, a whopping 60-80% of IBS is due to this common condition, totalling a possible 500 million people worldwide.

Aug 07, 17

Sarcopenia refers to the age-related loss of muscle mass, strength and functionality. It’s a major factor predisposing older people to falls and fracture.

Jul 31, 17

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