Felicity Bean

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Felicity Bean
Felicity is a qualified Naturopath with over 15 years experience in the natural health industry. She has worked in pharmacy in both Melbourne and London and more recently in sales as a practitioner consultant for one of Australia's leading nutraceutical companies. Currently Felicity is a freelance health writer whilst also completing her Masters in Human Nutrition at Deakin University. Felicity has a passion for nutrition and the concept of food as medicine.

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Apr 27, 2018

Research indicates Vitamin D deficiency leaves athletes at higher risk of upper respiratory illness.

Apr 14, 2017

Scientists have acknowledged a relationship and communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain for over 100 years. Current research shows natural microbes inhabiting the gut seem to play an integral part in controlling the permeability of the blood brain barrier.

Jan 06, 2017

Serum levels of vitamin B12 play an important role in cognitive and mental health. Observational studies have found as many as 30% of patients hospitalised for depression to be deficient in vitamin B12.

Oct 17, 2016

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurs in approximately 90% of women of reproductive age, of which about 10% are diagnosed with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Oct 14, 2016

Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS. 

Sep 23, 2016

Exploring the results of evidence using zinc in bronchiectasis, HIV and recurrent spontaneous abortion assoicated with anti-paternal cytotoxic antibodies.

Sep 16, 2016

Evidence shows that the incidence of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity continues to rise with widespread reporting that removing it from the diet improves a multitude of conditions.

Jul 25, 2016

Particularly prevalent in developing nations where micro nutrient deficiency affects many, malaria is a leading cause of death amongst the young, responsible for at least 1 million deaths annually.