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Acid & Alkaline Foods

POSTED IN Article ON Oct 2nd, 2012    No Comments

  The table below should be used as a guide only.   List of Alkaline Foods and Acidic Foods   ALKALINE FOODS ACIDIC FOODS ALKALIZING VEGETABLES Alfalfa Barley Grass Beet Greens Beets Broccoli Cabbage Carrot Cauliflower Celery Chard Greens Chlorella Collard Greens Cucumber Dandelions Dulce Edible Flowers Eggplant Fermented Veggies Garlic Green Beans Green Peas […]

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What is Paleo Nutrition

POSTED IN Article ON Sep 23rd, 2012    2 Comments

  Paleo means “old” and is short for Paleolithic Era or the Old Stone Age. The Paleolithic period began 2.6 million years ago with the invention of primitive stone tools and ended with the beginning of the agricultural revolution about 10,000 years ago.   The Paleo Way   During the Paleolithic Era, all our ancestors […]

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The Liver and Detoxification

POSTED IN Article ON May 2nd, 2012    1 Comment

  Food, alcohol, drugs, bacteria, viruses and the environment launch a daily assault on the body’s inbuilt detoxification systems. When the detoxification system is overwhelmed, disruption of homeostasis will inevitably follow, leading to a wide array of symptoms.   Supporting inbuilt liver detox processes   I examine the body’s own inbuilt detox processes and ways […]

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Mood Disorders in Children

POSTED IN Article ON May 1st, 2012    No Comments

  Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are umbrella terms for a complex set of conditions. In biological terms they are the result of a number of systems not functioning as they should. If tests are available to identify these imbalances, they can potentially be treated.   Read the article for more information about how […]

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Awakening to ADHD

POSTED IN Article ON Jul 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 Jun 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 Apr 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 Feb 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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Allergies, Intolerances & Gut Dysbiosis

POSTED IN Article ON Aug 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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