Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation

Chronic Inflammation We often hear discussions about inflammation but what exactly is chronic inflammation and why does ageing cause it? We’ve all seen ‘acute inflammation’. Usually, we recognize it as a swelling that is red and warm to touch. Often this will follow an injury of some sort – perhaps a cut, a burn, orContinue reading “Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation”

Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?

Critical roles in cancer prevention, healthy thyroid, heart & mind You might never have heard about the importance of consuming Selenium. However it is critical that you eat enough, but not too much Selenium rich food to live a longer, healthier life! Selenium is a critical trace element and a recent study of blood donorsContinue reading “Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?”

Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences

Vitamin D is critical to good health Many of us know that our bodies can make Vitamin D when our skin is exposed to sunlight and in a previous blog, I discussed how human migration has been a major factor in our current epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency. Here, I’m going to discuss some ofContinue reading “Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences”

Health and environments: Should men and women live together?

Apart from the obvious differences in interests and daily habits, many of us are aware that ‘he’ generally feels warmer and ‘she’ cooler, that men and women often disagree about whether a room is too hot or too cold, and that one of a couple often needs to compromise in some way. As well asContinue reading “Health and environments: Should men and women live together?”

Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’

How I discovered I needed Vitamin E Gall bladder problems and Cholecystectomy Six months after I gave birth to my baby Alexia, I became very jaundiced. I had some pain under my right ribs and felt unwell after eating some meals, but it was when my stools turned white and my urine was almost black,Continue reading “Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’”

Vitamin D Deficiency: A Major Health Side effect of Human Migration

More than just bones! Vitamin D may be our most important ‘vitamin’. Although it has long been known that Vitamin D plays a critical role in the body’s ability to absorb and retain calcium and phosphorus, which are both critical for the formation of bone, recent research has now revealed that Vitamin D plays criticalContinue reading “Vitamin D Deficiency: A Major Health Side effect of Human Migration”

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