Heart health, Muscle Fatigue and Statin Drugs

The heart muscle is a dense reservoir of nutrients, which may become depleted not only with age, but also with cardiovascular disease and ischemic damage. Nutritional and herbal support for a healthy heart consists of herbs such as salvia miltiorrhiza (danshen), crataegusmonogyna (hawthorn), and…

Illness, Cholesterol, Diabetes and Weight Loss Management

As well as addressing individual variations in different illnesses and imbalances in the body, addressing weight loss is a critical part of successful management ill health. Insulin usually plays a regulatory role in the metabolism of blood lipids by inhibiting liver VLDL production and…

What is the world’s healthiest diet?

It’s written in your genes Many of the foods that most Australians and New Zealanders consume are, on an evolutionary scale, very new additions to our diets. Sugar, white flour, refined oils, colors, flavors, preservatives and many other ingredients are very recent additions. Some…

Insulin Resistance and Toxicity

Many patients are simply unaware of their dire metabolic risks, as they live with largely asymptomatic high blood pressure, high cholesterol and poor blood sugar control. However, they are aware of their fatigue, abdominal obesity, depression, hormonal imbalance, erectile dysfunction, including impotence and premature…

Syndrome X

Metabolic Syndrome or SyndromeX, continues to hit health headlines. One in four Australians presenting with the constellation of obesity or weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and blood sugar imbalance (Diabetes or Hypoglycemia) regulation are meeting the diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome X….