Helping Teens Concentrate

Klamath blue-green algae and specifically, a concentrated extract from the algae rich in phenylethylamine (PEA) helps young minds focus. Until recently, Klamath algae’s ability to improve stress and nervous conditions was attributed to its general nutritional properties, however it has been shown that it is the the phenylethylamine (PEA) molecule within the algae that we […]

Detox at Spring Equinox for Best Results

Positive results from a detox regime can only be achieved twice a year! Here’s why… In medicine, the treatment called detoxification is used for dangerous levels of drugs, alcohol, or poisons, like heavy metals. However, our bodies accumulate many everyday toxins if our organs of elimination are not working optimally. Removing these toxins is the […]

Dementia Correlates With Low Blood Cholesterol

Recent research on Alzheimers disease is revealing that a diet chronically high in carbohydrates combined with low cholesterol is associated with the development of a brain based insulin resistance (now being called Type 3 Diabetes) which can lead to an imbalance in the cellular function and repair mechanisms of the brain. The brain is extremely […]

Depression & Emotional Growth

Depression is a serious condition affecting 1 in 6 people at some time with research showing that experiencing during childhood, when the nervous system is developing rapidly is predictive of depressive illness in later life. Despite this evidence, most of the literature on the subject is confined to a discussion of the symptoms with the focus on […]

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological condition associated with altered dopamine functioning within the central nervous system rather than a problem with the legs themselves: “The problem lies with the brain messages being sent to the legs and not with the legs themselves. The brain produces dopamine, which acts as a messenger for cell receptors… “ […]

What is Dopamine?

Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter molecule in the central nervous system enabling information flow between cells. Vital for the control and coordination of movement, dopamine is also involved in keeping us alert, active and motivated. It is necessary for “executive” functions such as constructive thinking, concentration and memory formation. Dopamine is also required for the […]

Leaky Gut Symptoms

Symptoms indicating a “leaky gut” include: Allergies/food intolerances Arthritis/rheumatism Asthma/atopic eczema Chronic fatigue Coeliac disease/Crohn’s disease Colitis/enteritis Often called “the second brain”, because of the high concentration of neuro-peptides and neuro-transmitter receptors present along both the large and small intestine, the gastro-intestinal (GI) system is highly responsive to any emotional or mental distress we might […]

Cosmetics and breast cancer

Cosmetics have been found to make breast cancer more aggressive and fatal Cosmetics play a key role in the development of aggressive forms of breast cancer accordng to a new study from America. The culprit is the heavy metal cadmium found in most non-organic make-up and cosmetic products. Long-term exposure to the heavy metal seems to […]