Author: Deborah Taylor

Is it time for a new approach to your health? The health department acknowledged that we were suffering with iodine deficiency so fortified our salt with it. Back in the...

If my children eat a healthy diet, why do they need to take supplements?

This is a common question we hear from parents. Firstly, congratulations if your children are eating a healthy diet! You are helping lay the foundations for their future well-being and teaching the importance of being healthy and strong.

What is MTHFR?

MTHFR is an enzyme that controls the formation of folate or vitamin B9 compounds within the body. Folate is important for a process called methylation, where by the body donates chemical groups to make other important compounds vital to the body’s health.

OMEGA-3 oils are good for you. But which one do you take?

Deborah Taylor, director of NatMed Natural Medicine, contributor to The West Australian newspaper fish oil article, naturopath and member of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids gives us the facts. Since their discovery in the 1970s, omega-3 fatty acids have been firmly under the scientific spotlight: the subject of discussion, speculation, and multiple studies of their potential health benefits.

Natural Baby Selection

  Dr. Shettles of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, a specialist in the field of reproductive physiology, asserts there are two types of sperm:
  • Boy Sperm: “Y” sperm is smaller and round headed which, if successful, fertilise the ovum to produce XY chromosomes which results in a baby boy.
  • Girl Sperm: “x” sperm, with a larger oval head, which if successful fertilises the ovum to produce xx chromosomes which result in a baby girl

Effective Remedies for Symptoms of Menopause For many years I have been caring for women going through peri-menopause and menopause, paying lip service to understanding their plight. This year I started to...

How to Prevent a Heart Attack Without Statins

“Over 40 million people worldwide take drugs to lower their cholesterol. But now there's evidence that the majority of them won't benefit. ” This comment, aired on ABC's program, Catalyst, has caused a huge fallout in patients stopping lipid lowering statin medications, with a recent survey showing three out of four doctors have seen patients who've stopped or are considering stopping their cholesterol medication.