Category Archives: The Evidence

Oral Health Matters

New research has highlighted the importance of oral hygiene, suggesting that people who fail to brush their teeth twice a day run a higher risk of developing heart disease. The Scottish study involving more than 11,000 adults supports previous research, which linked gum disease with heart problems. However the researchers did say that more work is needed to confirm if […]

Addictions, Cravings & Obesity

Low dopamine levels in the brain are now considered important to the development of addictions, cravings and weight gain/obesity. Brain-imaging of obese rats provides more evidence that dopamine – the neurotransmitter associated with reward, pleasure, movement, and motivation is also linked to cravings, addictions and obesity. Scientists have found that obese rats have lower levels […]

Restless Legs Run in the Brain

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 […]

Nature’s Superfood Creates Health!

Aphanizomenon Flos Aquae (AFA) is one of nature’s original superfoods and one of the last remaining sources of wild nutrition available in commercially significant quantities. AFA belongs to one of the oldest known families of organisms on earth – Cyanophyta – commonly known as blue-green algae. It differs from other micro-algae such as Chlorella and […]