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Monday 23 January 2017

Paleolithic nutrition possibly mainly vegetarian

Recent research does away with the myth that our early ancestors were mainly meat-eating savannah dwellers. In addition to significant amounts of fish, shell-fish and a little bit of meat, we appear to have been herbivores first: we ate at least 55 different plant species, scientists say.   It’s likely that humans evolved in the land-water ecosystem. At the interface of land and water, traditionally living tribes are more often fishermen-gatherers than they are hunters....

Wednesday 7 December 2016

From 2017, Natura Foundation courses will also be offered in Berlin

The added value of clinical PNI, or psychoneuroimmunology, is being recognised by increasing numbers of healthcare professionals, evidenced by the increased demand for the Natura Foundation cPNI courses. That is why, next year, we will also be offering various courses in Berlin! It is increasingly apparent that today’s healthcare needs professionals who look beyond their own discipline. This is the only way in which we can tackle today’s major health issues. But if we want...

Monday 5 December 2016

Blog Leo Pruimboom: prediabetics in soccer players

‘In the world of football, the natural resistance to change is very evident’ Professor in clinical psycho-neuro-immunology Leo Pruimboom notes that in professional football, relatively little ground-breaking research has been published into something as important as the whole person. “Whilst in other sports, there have been numerous ‘discoveries’.   Wherever you go, there are just a few things that everyone does. Everyone in the world eats,...

Monday 28 November 2016

Link between the mother’s vitamin D status and learning disabilities in the child

A link has potentially been found between a low vitamin D status in pregnant women and learning disabilities in their children. For the study, published recently in the  American Journal of Epidemiology , data was used from more than 800,000 children.   It has been found that learning disabilities are more common in children who are conceived between January and March. This is the time of the year that most people at our latitude produce insufficient levels of vitamin D...