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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.
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’.
Director of Involvement Volunteers International, nutritionist Lauren Lacey, gathered 30 practitioners and donations and flew to the frontline of Greece‘s refugee camps. And she‘s ready to do it again!
Iodine plays an important role in optimal functioning of the thyroid. How much is needed? and how prevalent is deficiency in Australia?
Resveratrol shows promise as a therapy for stabilising amyloid proteins in Alzheimer's patients
Australian Research demonstrates: a baby’s allergies can start to develop already in utero and may be influenced by the mother’s habits whilst pregnant
A 2014 study on the common drug intervention for thrombophilia (blood clotting in pregnancy) found it to be no more effective than placebo. So, what are the natural options that could be applied?
As a final year Naturopathy student, Shannon Chafkin, took up the opportunity for a hands-on experience via a volunteer trip to India to immerse herself in the health care environment there.