Is your child Vitamin D deficient?

The Murdoch Research Institute in Melbourne has been looking into why Australia has the highest reported prevalence of food allergy in the world. Results from the studies being carried out point to diet, vitamin D, hygiene and skin care as important factors.

Who does what? How to find a qualified practitioner for nutrition advice.

It can be difficult to locate the perfect practitioner to meet your needs when seeking nutritional advice and counseling. What style of nutrition advice will he/she give me? What research and education will the practitioner be drawing their advice from? These are questions that should be answered before you decide to commit to your first consultation.

Greens are great!

We’ve all been told to eat our greens because they are good for us but why? Green vegetables or “greens” are actually a power house of nutrition with different greens having different vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals which all serve to keep you vibrant and healthy.

The Effects of Stress on Fertility

Adrenal health is one of the most talked-about topics in health today, and for good reason. We lead hectic lifestyles, are constantly on the go and stimulated by wireless technology, rarely getting deep restorative rest. Our life style is so much faster than twenty years ago, we are all trying to adapt—often at great expense to our health.

Fighting Infection From the Gut

Gastrointestinal Associated Lymphoid Tissue (GALT) Our digestive system is a prime entry point for a disease-causing organism to enter our bodies. So the body has developed a highly specialized digestive-immune interaction system called Gastrointestinal Associated Lymphoid Tissue or GALT. An overwhelming percentage of our immune system is present in the gut as this GALT and rightly so as it is a vulnerable place for the body. Food presents a risk of infection and the body recognizes this and strives to protect itself.