Determining the correct dose of nutrients and supplements for children can be overwhelming. To add to the confusion, many supplements will only show an adult dose on the label. So how can we convert that to a dose suitable for children?
For decades practitioners have turned to mineral therapy as a safe, effective, simple, palatable and cost-effective intervention for childhood illnesses.
Optimum nutrition is fundamental for the development of a child’s full potential and there are studies that link chronic undernutrition and micronutrient deficiency to cognitive deficits.
While they may only constitute approximately 4% of total body weight, the importance of minerals in maintaining health and wellbeing cannot be underestimated.
Ligands are ions, molecules, or a molescular group that bind to another chemical entity to form a larger complex. In nutritonal medicine, practitioners need to understand why to select certain mineral combinations for the best clinical outcome. This podcast looks at this in greater detail with leading nutritional biochemist, Dr Bob Buist.