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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Gout – is not about avoiding acid and tomatoes…

Diet may play an important role in the prevention and treatment of gout – provided you have the right information… Gout is one of the oldest diseases in recorded medical history. It is an inherited disorder where the metabolism of purines (a breakdown product of protein metabolism) is impaired. Diet may play an important role […]

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Iron deficiency anaemia hampers learning ability in children and affects cognitive function in adults.

Iron deficiency anaemia is very common in women of childbearing age, children and the elderly. In fact, it is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies diagnosed but often missed using routine biochemical analysis such as hemoglobin or full blood count. Normal Hb in particular does not rule out iron deficiency meaning that one can […]

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Take your ‘pinch’ of salt with a pinch of potassium…

Much have been written and said about salt and salt reduction. Unfortunately, as with many ‘blanket’ dietary recommendations, one often achieves exactly the opposite of the goal with the statement: REDUCE YOUR SALT INTAKE. Those individuals who do use salt, ‘shut down’ and those that don’t, regard this statement as not applicable to them. Please […]

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