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Bone Marrow Transplants and the life saving effect of omega 3

About 6 years ago my youngest brother, a doctor (emergency medicine), husband, and father of 4 was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. This is cancer of the blood – or rather the  blood making stem cells in the bone marrow. He had a really nasty aggressive type, and a bone marrow transplant was recommended. This […]

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Much higher vitamin D Intake needed, and, there is more to sun than Vit D

From Science Daily, this article backs up observations of many nutritionists, and my own experience that the RDI for vitamin D of 800iu is grossly inadequate. Last year I asked a number of clients to have their Vitamin D levels checked before they began a paleo challenge and again 6 weeks later. Everyone, expect those […]

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Swine flu – Could vitamin D provide your best protection?

According to an article in today’s Sunday Star Times article “Swine flu wave in ‘Yet to Peak’ in New Zealand” – “A SECOND wave of the swine flu pandemic sweeping the country is gaining momentum and is yet to peak. Despite the World Health Organisation declaring the world to be in a post-pandemic phase, that’s […]

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Fat Loss Stalled? Here are 15 weight loss tips that work.

Is your fat loss stalled? Here are 15 fat loss tips that work. 1. Eat the right amount and balance of protein, carbohydrate and fat for YOUR metabolism The Zone balance is a good place to start – but it may not be the ideal balance for you. How do you know? -Your fat loss […]

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Vitamin D – ideal levels, and how much we should take

Vitamin D is increasingly being recognised as an incredibly important nutrient (actually a pro-hormone) having multiple health benefits. It is also becoming widely obvious that most, if not all people have less than ideal blood levels of vitamin D3 or are outright deficient. This recent article from the New York Times covers the subject well. […]

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Have you had your vitamin D levels checked? Most people are deficient.

You could be seriously deficient in this very important pro-hormone and not realise how it is impacting your health. Recently I have been asking clients to get a vitamin D3 blood test, as research shows that most people may be either deficient or have less than ideal levels. I have yet to see a client […]

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