Research in practice

Pomegranate for strep and staph infections

Pomegranate has been used traditionally for infections worldwide, with studies showing the peel extract to have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antioxidant effects.

Jan 19, 18

Honey has been used since ancient times as an antimicrobial for wound healing, but was largely dismissed by mainstream medicine with the discovery of antibiotics, until the current and growing crisis of antibiotic resistance has become a global issue. 

Jan 05, 18

One nutrient that has been proven safe and effective in supporting immunity and microbiota levels, both pre- and postnatally, is lactoferrin.

Dec 29, 17
P5P the key to anti-emetic effects of vitamin B6 in morning sickness

Evidence seems to suggest that pyridoxine and pyridoxal are prodrugs for Pyrodoxal-5-Phosphate (P5P), and that it is the P5P which has the intended therapeutic antiemetic effect.

Dec 22, 17
Combining B12 and Protein Benefits Methylation in Pregnancy

In the first study of its kind, researchers have evaluated the effects of vitamin B12 combined with dietary protein on methionine metabolism, placental gene expression and DNA methylation in pregnant women with low vitamin B12 status.

Dec 15, 17

A recent study has found that Vitamin B3 (niacin) could play a prophylactic role in the prevention of congenital malformations. 

Dec 08, 17
Low Testosterone and Prostate Cancer

Researchers have identified a significant link between low levels of free testosterone in patients and an increased risk of prostate cancer developing into a more aggressive form of the disease.

Nov 10, 17

Low hair magnesium status and high serum homocysteine levels are often seen in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Researchers recently confirmed these findings and hypothesise that magnesium may play a critical role in homocysteine metabolism and methylation.

Oct 27, 17

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