The Goldilocks concept of trace elements, healthy aging and dementia

Trace elements may hold the secret to longevity and prevention of Alzheimer’s. Selenium is critical and too much copper is toxic.

Environmental chemicals, mental health & dementia

Chemicals and Mental Health Early life exposure to heavy metals and ‘environmental chemicals’ may not only reduce IQ but also cause schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. It is now recognised that these also cause Alzheimer’s disease. Psychological studies have suggested that cognitive decline may well have been cast at the dawn of the industrial age!Continue reading “Environmental chemicals, mental health & dementia”

Magnesium-Critical roles in all body organs

Magnesium supplementation can cure many ‘illnesses’ but you may need to supplement every day. From your muscles to your brain, magnesium can improve your health and vitality. Adequate intake of Magnesium is critical to good health and can cure many ‘illnesses’. On the other hand, inadequate intake of Magnesium can lead to problems of theContinue reading “Magnesium-Critical roles in all body organs”

Cod liver oil for COVID prevention?  – an old remedy revisited

Is Vitamin A deficiency one of the reasons why many people suffer serious complications from Covid infection? Could Cod liver oil supplementation prevent Covid or its complications? Cod Liver Oil is a health remedy that is many centuries old. Should we all be taking it again? Ask any older person who grew up in theContinue reading “Cod liver oil for COVID prevention?  – an old remedy revisited”

Water: flow and essence of life

Our bodies are mostly water so to stay healthy we must drink 3 or more litres a day. Many illnesses can be cured or prevented just by drinking water.

Chew your way to good health

Did you know that your teeth can easily undermine ALL your other efforts to be healthy? Good dental health is critical at all stages of your life and will promote healthy ageing and well-being. There are several reasons for having great dental health but this could be the most important! Because your teeth are theContinue reading “Chew your way to good health”

Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs

Is Gluten giving me pains and bloating? Gluten can cause digestive problems in non Celiacs as well as those with Celiac Disease. Although gluten is well known to cause the serious and debilitating symptoms of Celiac Disease and affected people have four different types of antibodies, many others have gluten sensitivity. Many of us, whoContinue reading “Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs”

The dangers of sitting

Sitting too much and with poor posture is killing us! Could sitting too much reduce our lifespan? When we are young, we are taught to sit quietly. Later, we learn that sitting in a state of quiet reflection is highly desirable for our mental and physical health. Sitting, itself is inherently good but is tooContinue reading “The dangers of sitting”

Floods, Fungi & Health

Fungi love the wet but what are the health consequences? In Sydney and in the surrounding country areas of NSW, Australia, we have recently experienced several weeks of storms and very heavy rain. In our local area, this was preceded by a weird mini cyclone where a very large number of trees were blown overContinue reading “Floods, Fungi & Health”

Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being

If you feel depressed, undermotivated or have headaches, you might need to boost your dopamine and/or serotonin? What have depression, headaches, pleasure & gut problems in common? Recent research suggests that almost everything we experience is strongly influenced by our gut bacteria! We refer to our deep intuitional feelings as ‘gut feelings’ and some haveContinue reading “Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being”

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