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VITAMIN B12+FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTS

VITAMIN B12 +FOLIC ACID IN SUPPLEMENTS I changed my subject for this week because there were some very interesting questions about supplementing Vitamin B12 + Folic Acid. The concerns are that most supplements contain the synthetic form of Vitamin-B12 and Folate while...

THE RIDDLE OF ENERGY

THE ENERGY RIDDLE Everybody complains of tiredness from time to time. However, there are different kinds of tiredness. It is normal to be tired after intense exercise or at the end of a day at the office. It is not normal to be tired morning, noon and night. It is...

OSTEOPOROSIS AND CALCIFICATION

OSTEOPOROSIS AND CALCIFICATION This is a very common paradox in elderly people. Calcification of the arteries; yet they have osteoporosis. Why did the calcium settle in the arteries instead of building bone? What is osteoporosis? Osteo means bones. Porosis means...

GLUTEN AND OTHER CARBOHYDRATES

GLUTEN AND OTHER CARBOHYDRATES When I say to a client “be careful, you are gluten sensitive” the immediate response is “so I cannot eat potatoes!!” There is a lot of confusion about good carbs, bad carbs and gluten. STARTING WITH GLUTEN: Gluten is a protein found in...

Probiotics – Cowboys or Crooks

PROBIOTICS – COWBOYS OR CROOKS? Should everybody take a daily dose of good bacteria and if you do, many other questions come to mind. There are so many on the market. Which strain should I use? Do I always need the same strain? Is a 20 strain better than a 4...

SUGAR METABOLISM

SUGAR METABOLISM I very often come across people saying they do not have a sweet tooth but the moment we start talking about their daily diet, it soon becomes clear that they do not even realize how much sugar they really consume. For instance, they would admit to be...