Tag: Nutritional Medicine

Happy New Year! All the best for 2021

Happy New Year. 2021. Wishing you all the very best for 2021. Chase your dreams and make them a reality. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! All the best for 2021”

The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot

The B Vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine (vitamin B1; active form is thiamine diphosphate), riboflavin (vitamin B2; active form riboflavin-5’-phosphate), niacin (an umbrella term for niacinamide, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid; vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6; active form… Continue Reading “The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot”

Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board

I have been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board. Worldwide, Australian complementary medicine products are highly regarded as safe, effective, and of the highest quality. My vision for the direction for the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry is to: Increase public health and… Continue Reading “Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board”

Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS)

Very proud to announce that I am a now a Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). It is an honour to be recognised.

Mentoring program is currently full

Hi everyone. Currently the mentoring program is full. It’s been a very busy time with mentoring practitioners. The next intake looks to be September, but will keep you updated if any spaces become available.

Introduction to Nail Diagnosis

Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes in the nails. Detailed examination of the fingernails can provide indications of nutritional deficiencies and potential underlying systemic diseases. This brief video… Continue Reading “Introduction to Nail Diagnosis”

Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification

Vitamin K2 is essential for blood health,1 vascular health,2 and normal coagulation.1 There is increasing evidence that micro-calcification plays a role in atherosclerosis and is an active player in plaque progression and destabilisation. Vitamin K2 has shown beneficial effects in arterial stiffness,2,3 vascular calcification,… Continue Reading “Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification”

Sage advice for cognitive improvement

Salvia originates from the Latin word meaning “to heal”. Sage has various uses relating to cognitive function, including improving attention, learning, memory, secondary memory, cognition, and cognitive decline. Other uses of Sage include mood, inflammation, oxidative stress (antioxidant), hypercholesterolaemia, gout, dyspepsia, heartburn, bloating, ulcers,… Continue Reading “Sage advice for cognitive improvement”

Positive vibes

Sending out positive vibes to everyone during this stressful time

Positive thinking

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will – Zig Ziglar

Dr Brad’s Top 20 for 2020

Check in on family and friends Stress less Slow down Think positively Don’t sweat the small stuff Drink more water Eat more vegetables Eat more fruit (minimum 2-3 serves daily) Follow a Plant-based diet Care more and do more about the environment Use less… Continue Reading “Dr Brad’s Top 20 for 2020”

Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year. 2020 is already shaping up to be awesome. So many exciting things ahead – journal articles, textbook chapter, conferences, my book on nutrition being published (mid-year), among others. This year is going to be a big year. Manifest! Wishing you all… Continue Reading “Happy New Year 2020”

Dietary Fruits and Vegetables and Cardiovascular Diseases Risk

Diet is likely to be an important determinant of cardiovascular disease risk. The initial evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption has a protective effect against cardiovascular disease came from observational studies. The protective mechanisms of fruit and vegetables may not only include some of… Continue Reading “Dietary Fruits and Vegetables and Cardiovascular Diseases Risk”

$5.2 Billion Industry

This year was a very big year for the complementary medicine industry and profession. Most Australians (73%) have used at least one form of complementary medicine in the last year with 33% taking a supplement on a daily basis and 13% taking a supplement… Continue Reading “$5.2 Billion Industry”

As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory…

As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory. She filled me with amazement of all things big and small. She reminds us to believe in ourselves, believe in true greatness, enlightenment, reflection and inner knowledge, inspiration, achieving one’s best, helping and supporting… Continue Reading “As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory…”

Starry Night

Starry Night. Beautiful clear sky last night. Long exposure photo captured a meteor and what appears to be a nebula on the left side of the photo. Make a wish! 💫