Articles: nutrition

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  1. Spongiform Encephalopathies, Principles and Ramifications

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    The most well known of the spongiform encephalopathies (SE), which have been known about in animals for over two centuries and concurrent with the rise of ‘modern’ medicine, veterin...

  2. Spongiform Encephalopathies, Principles and Ramifications Part II

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    Conclusions from research into SEs should always be examined carefully so that we are not relying solely the reports of the ‘foxes that guard the hen houses’. ‘The Jury is out’ is o...

  3. Sugar the Unsweet Truth!

    by Penny Crowther

    A new Canadian study has found that sugar can cause reactions similar to those to cocaine. This will not come as a surprise to many people struggling with addictions to all things ...

  4. Sugar: Instant Energy or Sweet Poison?

    by Wilma Kirsten

    Sugar and spice and all things nice, that's what little girls are made of. Yet, it is very early on in life that most women become aware that a moment on the lips can result in a li...

  5. Supplements or Food?

    by Penny Crowther

    I am sometimes asked by people if supplements are necessary if eating a balanced diet. In the first place, the concept of a ‘balanced diet’ is vague and a little meaningless for ma...

  6. Symptoms and Solutions for Low Stomach Acid

    by Penny Crowther

    “To eat is human, to digest is divine”. These words were uttered by the famous American writer, Mark Twain (1835-1910) and how true they are. Even the most nutritious food will not...

  7. Tempeh - Soy's Super Food

    by Monique N. Gilbert PhD

    Tempeh is a fermented soybean product, made from cracked, cooked soybeans and inoculated with healthy bacteria, which give it a chewy, meaty consistency. The author highlights the ...

  8. The 'Production Line' to Cellular Nourishment

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    This article describes in detail the process of nourishment, beginning with the importance of being in an alert and calm state of mind so that the anticipation of food by the brain...

  9. The 10-Day Re-Balance Programme

    by Jon Sandifer

    The key to the success of this unique programme is the recovery of our intuition. Something that we are born with and its quality is largely dependent on our daily health.

  10. The Best Nutritional Start for your Baby - Part I

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    Human babies natural food is raw, whole breast milk, not animal or vegetable formula. Infants require only breast milk for about the first eight to nine months of life

  11. The Best Nutritional Start for your Baby - Part II

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    Weaning is an important experience because it establishes attitudes, approaches and emotional ties to eating, digesting and assimilating foods. Weaning should not be rushed and the...

  12. The Best Nutritional Start for your Baby - Part III

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    At the beginning of Part I[1] of this article series, it was mentioned that love was the greatest gift any parent could give a child and covered right feeding as one aspect of love...

  13. The Clinical Impact of Vitamin C: My Personal Experiences as a Physician

    by Thomas E Levy

    My ongoing relationship with vitamin C now spans a full 20 years, when I first met Dr Hal Huggins, a pioneering dentist who opened my eyes to a wide array of clinical approaches to ...

  14. The Effects of Fat on Weight Loss – Good or Bad?

    by Penny Crowther

    For many years we were told fat was public enemy number one and that it must be reduced at all costs.  Yet low fat diets have generally not worked very well. If they had, we wouldn’...

  15. The Gene Factor

    by Nicki Woodward

    This column focuses on our genes and the modern diet. Statistics on diseases highlight the fact that our bodies have not yet evolved to cope with junk food on a regular basis. Alth...

  16. The Harm of Children’s Sugar-Filled Vitamin Supplements

    by Nancy Appleton and GN Jacobs

    Children's chewable and gummy vitamins may possibly be the worst thing for your child. We've been told for years that our children may need the supplements to make up for shortfalls...

  17. The Heart Of Nutrition

    by Wilma Kirsten

    As human beings developed from being hunter-gatherers to raising domestic animals and crops, nutritional values were affected, and modern agricultural production methods take thi...

  18. The Hidden Epidemic: Is Your Thyroid making You Fat?

    by Resham Khiani

    Having trouble exercising away the unflattering ‘spare tires’? If you’ve adopted a healthy diet and a disciplined gym regime but see no results, then perhaps it’s time to check your...

  19. The Impact of Artificial Sweeteners on Family Health

    by Dr Debbie Saxton

    The latest official advice on the Government

  20. The Importance of Micro-Nutrients in Optimum Health

    by Cain Leathem

    This article examines several aspects that can influence or hinder the uptake of essential micro-nutrients that we need to consume in order to maintain optimum health. These includ...

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