Vitamins and minerals

Here is a quick guide to symptoms and potential remedies. Vitamins include Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B3, B6, B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K Minerals include Boron/Borax, Chromium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc. There are also Essential fatty acids and essential peptides (Carnitine, Choline, Gelatine, Glutamine, Taurine, Tyrosine). ThereContinue reading “Vitamins and minerals”

Manganese

If you think Muscles when you think Magnesium, then think Tendons and Manganese. Have you ever found you are stiff initially, getting out of bed or from sitting too long – in a chair, in the car, wherever? Does it take a while to get moving again? No – it is NOT just because youContinue reading “Manganese”

Magnesium

Could one of the symptoms of magnesium deficiency be anxiety?  Magnesium is also an impressive infection fighter. It is needed for our cells to synthesise proteins, enable nerve impulses, and efficient muscle function. Magnesium intake is at a low amongst Americans and Australians and it’s believed that this is, in part, due to a major shift fromContinue reading “Magnesium”

Pain vs Cheese

It may be more important to ensure a good balance between calcium and magnesium to protect your bone strength. There is good data to suggest that eliminating dairy products from the diet does reduce the pain and stiffness for many people with arthritis. Here is a deeper look at the biochemistry of muscle action whichContinue reading “Pain vs Cheese”

Deteriorating vision

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the centre of the visual field. Early on there are often no symptoms. It is important to seek professional help from an optometrist, but it is worth considering dietary changes to support your vision as well. The visual changes for CataractsContinue reading “Deteriorating vision”

What helps with joint problems

by Tessa Jupp, RN We have been using gelatine and borax to alleviate arthritis successfully for many years now but there are so many other ways that our bodies also need and use all of these nutrients we should be getting from the foods we eat. Each of us is a unique person and ourContinue reading “What helps with joint problems”

Vitamin A needed for Eyes

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”

Iodine the antiseptic

Iodine is by far the best antibiotic, antiviral and antiseptic of all time.                                                    Dr. David Derry     The antiseptic properties of iodine are used to sterilize every surface and material in hospitals. Iodine is an excellent microbicide with a broad range of action that includes almost all of the important health-related microorganisms, such as enteric bacteria, entericContinue reading “Iodine the antiseptic”