Personalised nutrition – the science behind nutrigenomics

If your body could talk, what would it tell you that you should be eating? Well, science has come up with a way to help you decipher just that. Nutrigenomics is the science of discovering how the food we eat interacts with our genes.

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The link between stress, mood and sleep.

The various links between stress and mood are well documented – but where chronic stress and low mood are present, sleep deprivation is likely to exist as well. The reverse is also true; sleep disturbances are strongly related to increased cortisol levels and the development or exacerbation of mood disorders.

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The Gut-Brain Axis – What’s The Connection?

The gut & enteric nervous system function as a sensory organ which digest & absorb nutrients, but in doing so, they gain information from the food we eat. This information is then used by the body to regulate genetic expression.

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Natural Therapy vs Western Medicine – Why can’t they just work together?

I’m constantly confronted by the differences between Western (allopathic) medicine & natural therapies.  While many seem to believe that you have to choose one or the other – I disagree. Maybe some of my colleagues would be rather annoyed at that admission, but there it is! I have the benefit of having trained in both…

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