Sep
29
2016

Metabolomics and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A ground breaking study took blood samples from a group of 84 clearly defined CFS patients and performed an analysis of 612 metabolites from 63 biochemical pathways.1 Such an analysis is called metabolomics. The metabolites measured were those part of normal biochemical pathways such as steroids, fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins and those related to […]

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Oct
29
2009

Top Foods for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Recent research on cardiovascular disease has suggested that although “traditional” risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and diabetes indeed greatly increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, a number of other risk factors are also important in the process of plaque formation in the arteries. These include: 1) Inflammation – this means […]

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Aug
24
2009

“Grounding” The Human Body

It is common knowledge that almost all houses are electrically “grounded” to the earth. Why? It is a safety mechanism by which any accumulated current can safely be discharged and therefore the risk of electrocution and other problems associated with electrical current accumulation be avoided. Could it be possible that “grounding” our human body could […]

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Jul
14
2009

Coeliac Disease On the Rise

Coeliac Disease is a hereditary form of intolerance to a portion of gluten, the protein in many common grains including wheat, oats, barley and rye. A recent study published in the journal ‘Gastroenterology’ in July 2009 showed that the incidence of Coeliac Disease has increased dramatically over the last 50 years. The study compared blood […]

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