What are the natural medicines and lifestyle modifications for supporting patients with gout? The cause of gout is hyperuricaemia, defined as elevated uric acid levels in the bloodstream and tissues.
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.
Despite attempts to have him silenced, Dr Gary Fettke is an enduring pioneer pushing for better food standards for Australians. Today Dr Fettke shares his visions for a healthier future.
We are joined by holistic dietician and nutritionist, Natalie Bourke who takes us through her professional and personal expertise on eating disorders.
Despite the consumption of sufficient (and at times excessive) calories, are kids actually being starved of the micronutrients needed for optimal health and wellbeing?
As a dentist, Dr Steven Lin is witnessing the relationships between dental health and systemic health and/or disease. It has prompted him to re-examine the underlying causative factors and resulted in him writing a book; "The Dental Diet". He talks to use today about what he's uncovered.
Our microbiota is a complex community of organisms working together to maintain dynamic ecological balance. Of the trillions of bacteria that inhabit the human body, 80% live in the gut. These bacteria are not only essential for normal GI function, but also for systemic processes, brain development and function, behaviour, and cognitive and emotional processing.
Protein is an important factor in a weight-loss diet.