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20 Nov 2021

Covid – A functional medicine approach

A Functional Medicine approach to boosting immunity Supplements, nutrients and foods to support your immune system. There are several nutrients, and supplements that can boost immune function and provide symptom relief during illness and may help to shorten the duration of illness. For preventing and treating viral upper respiratory infections, consider some of the following: Vitamin C: Vitamin C may help t...

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13 Mar 2020

Self-Isolation…. Feed your adrenals and connect with yourself…

What do we do when we are FORCED to stop….and SELF - ISOLATE? Over the last few weeks some have already had to slow down as business trips have been cancelled, meetings postponed and trade slows down. This is forced rest being imposed of those who simply don’t know how. How do we possibly cope with a 7-10 day period of self-isolation? I am on day 2 of self isolation after I developed some mild flu-like symptoms...

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3D medical background with male head with brain and DNA strands
10 Dec 2017

Gene therapy to cure Huntington’s Disease

I am a firm believer of Genes are not our Destiny, yet I still battle with this concept every day in my NHS role with my conventional colleagues. When I hear the headlines of a new ground-breaking therapy that has been trialed and shown to slow down Huntington’s disease…. I am very excited to say the least! This is genetic therapy, modifying our genes and our destiny. Huntington’s is an incurable degenerative disea...

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Diabetes tester
08 Dec 2017

Diet puts Diabetes Type 2 into Remission

A large research project has shown that Diabetes Type 2 can be put into remission using diet. How exciting as this hits the conventional world! Medical management of Diabetes type 2 has revolved around pharmaceutical drugs for many years. Whilst reducing sugar and healthy eating has always been out there, it has only ever been used as complementary to the conventional model of medical treatment of diabetes and has never b...

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Healthy foods, nutritional soup
22 Nov 2017

Fasting Mimicking Diet

Yet another fasting diet fad... but is it?? The fasting mimicking diet (FMD) is a diet that involves severe caloric restriction for five days out of the month. It follows the same principle as fasting by temporarily depriving the body of food to take advantage of health benefits like increased fat burning and reduced inflammation. This forces the body to regenerate new cells and in turn has been shown in mice studies to ...

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