Tag: Food

Weekend vibes

Weekend vibes. Sitting back, relaxing and having a timeout before it gets busy. Working on my upcoming webinar on nail diagnosis đź’». During the month of May I will presenting several webinars: Nail Diagnosis; Pyrrole Disorder, among others. See http://www.facebook.com/optimum.mentoring for more information. Nutritional… Continue Reading “Weekend vibes”

Raw velvet cacao smoothie

Raw velvet cacao smoothie (and gluten-free, dairy-free carrot cake) at my favourite place in Byron Bay

Relaxing and writing in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is such a beautiful place. I’ve spent the last 4 days relaxing and writing. Yes I know, doing some work in a place that is so beautiful, but the creative juices start flowing. And once they start… Get ready for exciting things… Continue Reading “Relaxing and writing in Byron Bay”

The potential of Vitamin B1 in improving depression in the elderly

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among the elderly. Thiamine (Vitamin B1) has been hypothesised to play an important role in mental health. Inadequate Vitamin B1 intake and Vitamin B1 deficiencies may lead to physical and mental health issues. For example,… Continue Reading “The potential of Vitamin B1 in improving depression in the elderly”

National Nutrition Week

Vegetables are awesome! Each year National Nutrition Week raises awareness around the role of food on our health, and supports the community to enjoy healthy eating. This year we are encouraging families to find more ways to enjoy vegetables, and to eat one extra… Continue Reading “National Nutrition Week”

Chocolate and the Heart

Chocolate and the Heart ❤️ Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate has been associated with significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation – a common and dangerous type of irregular heartbeat. These findings were from a large study of 55,502 men and women… Continue Reading “Chocolate and the Heart”

Hola from Barcelona

Hola from Barcelona. I’m very excited as I presented a plenary session on nutritional medicine and cardiovascular disease at an international congress to people from over 50 countries. A truly international conference. One of the peaks of my career. I would like to thank… Continue Reading “Hola from Barcelona”

Eat more fruit and vegetables!

A new report has been published stating that we are not eating enough fruit and vegetables. There seems to be a lack of focus on food and more emphasis on quick fixes. We need to bring back more focus on good quality foods. There is… Continue Reading “Eat more fruit and vegetables!”

The influence of diet and nutrients on platelet function

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Platelet activation and aggregation play an integral role in hemostasis and thrombosis. Diets and nutrients play a potential role in modifying cardiovascular disease progression, particularly in platelet function, and have the potential of altering… Continue Reading “The influence of diet and nutrients on platelet function”

Pyrrole Disorder update

Pyrrole disorder can be described as a complex disorder. The causes of pyrrole disorder are not completely understood. There has been an influx of people with potential pyrrole disorder in clinic in the last year or so, especially since the website post last year. All… Continue Reading “Pyrrole Disorder update”

Pyrrole Disorder

Pyrrole disorder can be described as a complex disorder. The causes of pyrrole disorder are not completely understood. All humans excrete small quantities of hydroxyhemopyrrolin-2’one (HPL) in urine. The level of HPL increases with physical or emotional stress. Some laboratories have set the normal concentration of HPL… Continue Reading “Pyrrole Disorder”