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Awakening to ADHD

POSTED IN Article ON July 2nd, 2011    No Comments

  Please take a look at the article I wrote on the biomedical approach to ADHD for Natural Medicine.   Awakening to ADHD   Hannah Kaye nutritional therapy takes a look at a number of factors that play a role in ADHD, especially biomedical diets and healthy eating habits. Contact Hannah Kaye about nutritional therapy for […]

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It is time for Parents to Take Charge!

POSTED IN Article ON June 30th, 2011    No Comments

  By Sandy Gluckman PhD   Let’s begin by exploring four startling statements based on the newest research.  Here goes:   Chronic stress is the No. 1 disease in children today.  It is also the most ignored condition in children, and therefore, the most potentially dangerous. 95% of all learning, behavior and mood conditions that […]

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Optimum diet during pregnancy

POSTED IN Article ON May 16th, 2011    No Comments

  Your pre-pregnancy BMI will generally give you an indication of how much weight you should gain during pregnancy. It is not true that you need to eat for two! For example, if your BMI is in the obese range (>29), you should only really gain between 6-8kg. However, if your BMI is normal (19.8-26), […]

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Nutritional Therapy in ADHD & Autism Spectrum Disorders

POSTED IN Article ON April 8th, 2011    No Comments

  There are six main dietary plans that are usually used as interventions in ADHD and ASDs. It is possible that just one of the six plans will be sufficient but it is far more likely that you will need to combine two or more of the diets (or parts thereof).   The Six Dietary […]

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Vitamin A: the key to a tolerant immune system?

POSTED IN Article ON February 9th, 2011    1 Comment

  There has been plenty press of late about the necessity of adequate vitamin D and how chronically low levels are implicated in anything from insulin resistance to depression. Additionally, it is very unusual to test someone’s vitamin D levels and to find them to be adequate – a level above 45 ng/mL or more. […]

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Defeat Autism Now (DAN!)

POSTED IN Article ON November 14th, 2010    2 Comments

  INTRODUCTION Having just attended the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) conference in Long Beach, California, I was amazed by the collection of scientists, researchers, doctors and nutritionists all of whom have adopted a biomedical approach to treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). It was really incongruent to have to remind myself that this approach, […]

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Allergies, Intolerances & Gut Dysbiosis

POSTED IN Article ON August 28th, 2010    No Comments

Introduction Over the course of a lifetime, your digestive system processes many tons of food, representing the largest antigenic (stimulating an immune response) load confronting your immune system. Figures range from 30-60 tons of food consumed in a lifetime of the average well-nourished adult. If you think about our food chain today, and the level […]

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The Immune System

POSTED IN Article ON August 2nd, 2010    No Comments

The immune system is a complex and dynamic network of cells, membranes and organs. These entities all work together to protect us from infection and potential pathogens which include the opportunistic microbes, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that are all around us – in the air that we breathe, the food we eat, the surfaces […]

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Gut bacteria hold the key to health

POSTED IN Article ON July 7th, 2010    4 Comments

“For each human cell in your body there are 10 microbial cells, most of them living in the gut and helping us digest things we can’t digest on our own,” said Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology  and immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Each individual’s microbial ecosystem is different in its […]

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Immunity

POSTED IN Article ON June 25th, 2010    No Comments

The immune system is a complex and dynamic network of cells, membranes and organs. These entities all work together to protect us from infection and potential pathogens which include the opportunistic microbes, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that are all around us – in the air that we breathe, the food we eat, the surfaces […]

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