Always have a headache?

Migraine and Chronic Headache?  Food could be the culprit Some individuals who suffer from migraines may do so as a result of a food sensitivity to foods that contain higher levels of a food constituent called vaso active amines. In sensitive individuals, exposure to vaso active amines may result in blood vessel dilation in the […]

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Who should be eating gluten free

If you often feel bloated, have a sensitive digestive system or even have a child with behaviour problems, excluding gluten may be the answer. What is gluten? Gluten makes up part of the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. In the traditional gluten free diet oats are also excluded although current scientific evidence supports […]

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Allergies may affect a child’s behaviour.

Behaviour problems often coexist with allergies. Allergies can result in children being over or under responsive to sensory stimulation, particularly sound and touch. The solution to some behaviour problems is identifying and eliminating potential food allergens, and environmental irritants e.g. mould. Once these have been identified and removed, symptoms associated with behavioural problems due to […]

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Fat in FOOD – too little is as bad as too much….

Fat can be found on its own (oils and butter) as well as hidden within foods (meat, nuts and manufactured products). Different foods contribute not only specific amounts of fat, but also specific types of fat. No single food will contain only one specific type of fat. For optimum health, cholesterol control, diabetes etc. it […]

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Allergies may affect a child’s behaviour.

Behaviour problems often coexist with allergies. Allergies can result in children being over or under responsive to sensory stimulation, particularly sound and touch. The solution to some behaviour problems is identifying and eliminating potential food allergens, and environmental irritants e.g. mould. Once these have been identified and removed, symptoms associated with behavioural problems due to […]

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Who should be eating gluten free

If you often feel bloated, have a sensitive digestive system or even have a child with behaviour problems, excluding gluten may be the answer. What is gluten? Gluten makes up part of the protein found in wheat products, rye, and barley. In the traditional gluten free diet oats are also excluded. Oat products may often […]

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Zoosh up your immune system with Zinc?

Zinc is a dietary mineral – (like calcium, magnesium, iron and copper) – that is essential to our health. Humans are unable to ‘produce’ zinc and therefore regular dietary intake is necessary for health. Zinc is an important co-factor of metabolism. This means that many functions in the body depend on sufficient levels of zinc […]

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Allergies may affect a child’s behaviour.

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Behaviour problems often coexist with allergies. Allergies can result in children being over or under responsive to sensory stimulation, particularly sound and touch. The solution to some behaviour problems is identifying and eliminating potential food allergens, and environmental irritants e.g. mould. Once these have been identified and removed, symptoms associated with behavioural problems due to […]

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