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This blog brings you evidence - based research information on vitamins, herbal medicine treatment, healthy eating and other holistic wellness topics.

This information provided on this page is based on clinical trials, observational studies and the discussion puts these findings into perspective and how to apply the advices in everyday life.

What You Need to Know About Magnesium Supplements

By |May 25th, 2017|

Magnesium is an essential electrolyte required by the body for correct muscle, nerve, and enzyme function. The magnesium ions regulate over 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Some of the important physiological processes that require magnesium include:

Depression
Psychoses
Stress
Headache
Cognition
Pain management

Magnesium deficiency
Almost 50% of the population in developed countriesare deficient in magnesium. The situation is […]

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Yoghurt a Natural Remedy That Helps Osteoporosis

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Osteoporosis is often called the ‘silent disease’. This condition develops slowly over several years and results in fragile bones. It is commonly diagnosed after a minor fall or sudden impact that causes a bone fracture. Osteoporosis in older adults is caused by an imbalance of bone resorption and bone formation. Bone loss begins in the […]

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Trigger Point Therapy – A Key Alternative / Complementary Medicine Treatment for Treating Muscular Pain

By |May 19th, 2017|

You suffer from nagging shoulder pain or lower back pain or some other muscular pain elsewhere in the body – so what do you do?

As discussed in previous Apple A Day RX blogs using a pharmaceutical medication or a herbal remedy exclusively is not the answer.  The pain will continue, or it may cease for […]

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Zinc Lozenges Supplement Can Help Cure the Common Cold

By |May 16th, 2017|

 

You have a horrible cough, your throat feels scratchy, and you’re your head is pounding. Do you have a cold or flu?

The main differencebetween colds and flu is the intensity and duration. Flu symptoms tend to appear quickly and can last for up to 4 weeks.

Flu symptoms can include:

Dry, hacking cough
Moderate to high […]

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Research Shows that Yoga Can Provide Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis

By |May 12th, 2017|

Rheumatoid Arthritis is the next most common form of arthritis after osteoarthritis. It affects around 400, 000 people in Australia and in the UK, and a staggering 1.3 million people in the USA live with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Statistics also reveal that 1% of the world population has this disease.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that […]

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The Importance of Holistic Healthcare

By |May 9th, 2017|

If you have read previous Apple A Day RX blogs, you will know how important Vitamin D is an important nutritional supplement. Vitamin D is used alone or together with calcium to improve bone health, immune function, and may also protect against osteoporosis, high blood pressure, cancer, and other diseases.
Exercise
A key study published in April […]

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Listen to Your Gut – Alternative Medicine Advice

By |May 5th, 2017|

 

When we think of intuition, we think that it is a magical phenomenon that cannot be explained.

We think that some people are blessed with intuition and the rest of us have no intuitive powers. What we know is that our instincts/intuition hits us first at the visceral (nervous) level such as the gut. This is […]

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Anti-Wrinkling Collagen Supplements Review

By |May 3rd, 2017|

The anti-aging industry is now a billion-dollar industry as society continues to focus on anti-aging. Many consumers yearn for young-looking skin that is free from wrinkles. Products are marketed as providing youthful looks by moisturising or toning the skin by increasing the production of collagen in the body to lift tired skin.
Collagen Supplements
Collagen nutritional supplements […]

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Fruit and Veggies – The Best Natural Remedies

By |April 28th, 2017|

We are eating too much meat! We need to eat much more fruit and vegetables if we want to be healthy!

Eating enough fruit and vegetables has always been a key advice given by many Integrative medicine doctors, Functional medicine doctors and many practitioners of Complementary and Alternative Medicine; there are many research papers that have […]

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The Secret to Healing Infertility Using an Integrative Healthcare Approach – Part 2

By |April 26th, 2017|

 

You have tried all conventional and alternative medicine treatments to treat infertility but nothing has worked. You continue to struggle with unexplained fertility. What do you do?
Healing needs to happen in both the body and the mind
Integrative medicine focuses on not only the body but also the mind. The latter is often ignored in the conventional […]

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