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Tag Archives: Functional Medicine

GENES, to know – or not to know . . .

– that is the question.  And one that many people ponder when they consider purchasing a DNA genomic profile. Do I really want to know if great Aunt Maude’s dementia has an heredity factor to it?

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“Good for Gut Health”

What is ‘gut health’ – is it merely an absence of gut disease?  ‘Good for gut health’ is a term often emblazoned on food packaging, though rarely do they explain what aspect of the food validates the claim.

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Nutrition and Alzheimer’s Disease – “cognition does not exist in isolation”

We all know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, but how many of us know that research is now categorising it as a ‘disease of civilisation’ – i.e. caused by our modern diet and lifestyle?

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