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Tuesday 16 October 2018

Nutrition for a healthy mind

Nutritional psychiatry is a burgeoning and promising area of research. It has mainly gathered pace through the insight that the brain and gut continually communicate with one another. Can nutrition and supplementation reduce our psychological disease burden?   More and more research is taking place to demonstrate the link between the health of the gastrointestinal tract and neurological disorders. According to nutritional psychiatrists, the gut-brain axis is key to...

Monday 15 October 2018

System-wide communication regulates metabolism

A new study has identified the communication networks between organs and tissues. These regulate metabolism according to the rhythm of our biological clock. Research has shown that disruption of these rhythms can lead to illness. Some ten years ago it was demonstrated for the first time that there is a link between our biorhythm (the circadian rhythm) and our metabolism; at that time researchers identified the metabolic pathways through which circadian proteins sense energy levels in...

Thursday 11 October 2018

Immune system, microbiome and the biological clock

The circadian rhythm, the immune system and the microbiome are intimately connected. When one of these parts is not functioning properly, the whole system can tip out of balance. In this five part series, you will get the latest science, as well as practical advice on the relevant nutrition, exercise, supplements and lifestyle.   Part 1: physiology and pathology A robust and varied microbiome is essential for a healthy immune system as well as for a large number of...

Tuesday 2 October 2018

New monograph: medicinal mushrooms

  Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries and have numerous interesting areas of application. For example, you can use them to support the immune system and inflammatory bowel diseases, but they can also be used for allergies and type 2 diabetes. You can read more about this in our scientific monograph.   Read more  http://naturafoundation.co.uk/monografie/medicinal-mushrooms.html