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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.

Integrative Medicine Treatment of Infertility – Part 1

By |April 20th, 2017|

When you and your partner decide on starting a family, the issue of infertility comes to mind. For those who have been through this journey, it is often an emotionally draining and lonely. Statistics have also revealed that after conceiving,10 -25 % of pregnancies end in miscarriages.

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a […]

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Choosing the Right Vitamin B12 Nutritional Supplement

By |April 18th, 2017|

Vitamin B12 is essential for the body. It is required for:

Red blood cell formation;
Neurological function; and
DNA synthesis.

Vitamin B12 functions and as a cofactor is needed for DNA, RNA, hormones, proteins, and lipids.
Vitamin B12 is bound to protein in food. Pepsin and acid pH in the stomach will degrade these food proteins and […]

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Omega – 3 Nutritional supplement has The Potential to Treat Type 1- Diabetes

By |April 12th, 2017|

Type 1 diabetes occurs in approximately 10 % of adults.  It can develop at any age but usually appears before the age of 40, and especially in childhood. It is the most common type of diabetes found in childhood. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, i.e. the body mistakenly identifies insulin-producing beta cells as […]

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What Every Yoga and Meditation Instructor Needs to Know?

By |April 11th, 2017|

The system of classical yoga developed by Patanjali in ‘Yoga Sutra’s. This covered asana, pranayama, mantra, and meditation. The sutras state, “Yoga is the complete control of the operations of the mind.” The ‘operations of the mind’ are known as Vrittis in Sanskrit.

Vrittis constitute all our mental activities from the deep subconscious to the highest […]

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine is The Best Way to Cure Back Pain Fast

By |April 7th, 2017|

As a former teacher and practitioner of Remedial Massage, I dealt with hundreds of cases of back pain. Around 80 % of people will suffer some form of back pain in their lives. Back pain takes the fun out of life as a simple movement of lifting, pushing, twisting, sitting can result in extreme discomfort. […]

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Australian Researchers Predict That Fibre Nutritional Supplements Can Treat Asthma

By |April 4th, 2017|

Inulin is a fibrous carbohydrate which belongs to a class of starch called fructans. It cannot be broken down by digestive enzymes, thus is degraded in the large intestine by the host bacteria and is thus considered as a prebiotic. Prebiotics are indigestible and they help nourish the ‘good’ bacteria in the colon thus improving bowel […]

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Green Tea Nutritional Supplement May Provide Acne Relief

By |March 30th, 2017|

Jokes and name calling is no laughing matter for teen acne sufferers as it can affect them both physically and psychologically resulting in social anxiety and isolation.  For adults, it can be equally embarrassing either at work or socially as they become self-conscious about their blemishes.
Green Tea
Tea is one of the most popular beverages. Green tea […]

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Research Shows That Yoga and Meditation Can Help Depression

By |March 28th, 2017|

According to World Health Organisation statistics in 2015, 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Unfortunately, major depression increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Depression also leads to fatalities; there are more than 49,000 deaths by suicide annually in the United States.
Conventional healthcare
Conventional healthcare treatment of depression is mainly through pharmaceutical medication such as Tricyclic antidepressants, Tetracyclic antidepressant, Dopamine reuptake […]

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This Nutritional Supplement May Protect You from the Effects of Air Pollution

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Many conservative politicians state that air pollution has little or no effect on health, but this is contrary to the findings of many scientific studies.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) stated that there were three million premature deaths worldwide in 2012 mainly in low- and middle-income countries. The WHO confidently predicts that, if we reduce air […]

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Why an Integrative Medicine Approach is Required to Control the Obesity Epidemic

By |March 21st, 2017|

Most people find eating to be one of the life’s greatest pleasures, and eating the correct foods can be a useful therapeutic aid for a number of chronic health conditions.

Research studies have confirmed that nearly 50% of deaths caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes is linked to poor dietary habits. Dietary advice […]

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