Vitamin A helps the retina function properly, which is essential for good vision and the prevention of night-blindness. It also lessens the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Zinc deficiency can interfere with vitamin A metabolism in several ways:(1) Zinc deficiency results in decreased synthesis of retinol-binding protein which transports retinol through the circulation to tissuesContinue reading “Vitamin A needed for Eyes”
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Dry Eyes Explained We have had a disturbing number of people complaining of red, itchy, gritty or bloodshot eyes lately. Probably made worse by working on computers, watching TV, or just not getting enough sleep. Even more disturbing are the numbers who are sent to eye specialists for these problems and end up on umpteenContinue reading “Dry eyes”
Depression is characterised by extreme tiredness, bouts of despair and negative thinking. It ranges from feeling low or sad to a debilitating illness. It is important to recognise the early symptoms because the illness quickly escalates into a loss of insight and control and feelings of guilt and lack of self-worth.
December 2021 Newsletter
Tessa’s holidays! Vitamin K2 – wonderful for everything? Better than statins? Understanding our pain: Acid-alkaline balancing: Magnesium, an alkalising mineral: Cornflour – uses and benefits
September 2021 Newsletter
Polio Story – Richard Diggins OAM JP: Herd Immunity and Vitamin D: Ezetrol warning: Gallbladder, liver and bile: Indigestion, GERD, gut issues: Candida and Molybdenum: Mental confusion in older people?
June 2021 Newsletter
Memories of IDB: Magnesium – types & why we need it: Better Sleep – tips for: Stay warm with carnitine: Vitamin B12 – why we need it: Pumpkin Seeds – health benefits: Hints for Winter Ills: Easy Hints for the house
March 2021 Newsletter
Margaret Peel on Polio: Late effects of polio – the basics: Should I have the COVID vaccine? Vitamin supplements needed for coronavirus: “Every Second Child” by Archie Kalokerinos – on Vit C need when having vaccines: Vit C – why we need: Sore feet? – try peppermint oil! Keratin – what is it? Poor sleepContinue reading “March 2021 Newsletter”
November 2020 Newsletter
New name & Contact details: New committee profile: Carnitine and Lipoic acid
Solutions to annoying problems
Alpha Lipoic and NervesArthritis and OsteoporosisB3 for skin damageCelery seeds