The little known secret to blood sugar control

Welcome back to school after a six-week break from routine! I am sipping my yerba mate with pineapple while enjoying some fond memories from Devon. We had a great time, bodyboarding, trampolining, climbing rocks, plus we found a gluten-free cafe specialising in cake and doughnuts. It has been quite a roller coaster, and that is […]

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Big announcement

As you read this, I should be in the warm (and windy) embrace of the north coast of Devon, Woolacombe specifically. So I have a few announcements to make…… In October we will be launching three new products, two magnesium and a one a day multivitamin & mineral. There are also another three in the […]

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Why sugar makes you stiff

Last week we went further into blood chemistry analysis, and this week, we are talking sugar. Just a few days ago, I was tucking into gluten and dairy-free salted caramel cake, celebrating my 44th birthday. It was just heavenly. It is mainly cashews, coconut and chocolate, which are all plants, so it is pretty much […]

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Why anaemia isn’t always just anaemia

Last week we started talking about functional blood analysis and the need to always get the patient to request GP notes on your behalf. Yes, this can be useful for nutrition and improving results from care, but it can also be life saving (and save you a costly insurance claim and a whole lot of guilt). […]

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Why “normal” blood test levels are not good enough

One of things I frequently hear from patients is “the GP ran some bloods tests and said they are all normal”.  Now the issue here is, we have no idea what they tested for and what the actual levels were. NHS blood tests can give a wealth of information if you know what you are looking […]

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How to stop gout with no diet changes

One of the easiest non-treatable chiro/osteo/physio things to diagnose with confidence is gout. If they turn up with a red, swollen, big toe joint barely able to walk, it is going to be towards the top of the list. Truly low hanging diagnostic fruit. And allopurinol is a relatively safe drug to be taken long […]

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How to reverse diabetes

Earlier this month we celebrated my Mother’s 80th birthday. It was a classic British summer affair, with heavy rain and wind and yet we persisted with a BBQ. The cake was a dairy free, high fat keto style, because these days Mum is all about high fat, low carb action. In fact, by following a […]

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One easy treatment to reduce migraines by 50%

Picture this…..you are at the beach, chilled out, but hot, so you go for a delicious ice cream. As you dive in, it triggers childhood memories of days at the beach, and then it hits you, a vice like clamping down inside your head, it’s a…………hypothermic sphenopalatine cephalgia!! Or as you might call them….. If […]

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The secret hack to fight off infections this winter

There is a concept called second order thinking that helps us make better decisions for better longer term outcomes. It is all too easy to think about the immediate good outcomes from taking an action, but what about the unintended consequences, both good and bad? This is a more detailed explanation, have a good read: […]

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Why statins make you hurt

Before we just go on today’s topic, in order to help your clients keep healthy from optimal (not “adequate”) vitamin D levels, I have attached a patient education sheet on how to get vitamin D from natural sun exposure. It looks like this: It explains in easy pictures and text how to get natural sunlight for […]

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