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.
The human microbiome is sensitive to a variety of environmental factors including food choices, antibiotic usage, other medications, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and even exposure to glyphosate - leaving us vulnerable to autoimmunity in the long term.
Our children suffer from the diseases of alcohol, without the alcohol, writes the leader of the global ‘anti-sugar’ movement.
The evidence can no longer be ignored, sugar is to blame for the continual rise in chronic disease. Prof Robert Lustig is a paediatric neuroendocrinologist, researcher, clinician and pioneer of the anti-sugar movement.
People who suffer from gut dysbiosis are more at risk of developing metabolic dysfunction, according to data reviewed by The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Referring clients to access yoga, meditation and mindfulness services for the control and treatment of stress is supported by research.
It is rare that a single point of treatment or modality is adequate to mitigate risk or resolve illnesses. As such, a multipoint approach is attractive and necessary.
An Assessment modelling study from the UK in 2013 came to the surprising conclusion that simply by adding one apple per day to elderly people’s diet the number of deaths prevented from vascular disease would approach those prevented from taking a statin and with far fewer side-effects.