For an increasing number of children returning to school this fall, the experience of learning is a guilt-ridden, fear-inducing and often pointless exercise. The numbers of children considered to have learning difficulties
Telling our children to drink their milk so that they ‘grow big and strong’ may have no truth in it whatsoever.
PARKINSON’S: Is dairy the cause?
For most of the last two terms, my youngest daughter Anya, now seven, has been struggling at school, particularly with maths. And although she could learn spelling perfectly, she was also struggling with writing.
The Western diet contains an average of 16.6 mmol/day of sulphate compared with the 2.7 mmol/day consumed by the average rural African. Animal studies have shown that high levels of sulphated polysaccharides
Lately, evidence has emerged to show that some foods considered 'bad' are actually not so bad for you, and some foods, traditionally considered 'good', may not be as good for us as we'd always believed. These include:
Although metabolic typing is complicated and best left to a Trained Metabolic Typing Advisor (see below), the following simplified list provides some idea of the optimal macronutrient ratio you should be eating. Read both lists to determine which...
* Test for allergies, metal poisoning and other toxins such as pesticides, except in cases of autism. (The effects of autism are due to toxicity of foods, rather than allergies per se, and the tests won’t pick up any reaction.)
Drug treatment for depression usually focuses on ‘normalising’ serotonin. Manipulation of neurotransmitters, however, is poorly understood, difficult to regulate and unlikely to have long-lasting effects.