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Detox at Spring Equinox for Best Results

13th March 2016 by Janice Wilson

Positive results from a detox regime can only be achieved twice a year! Here’s why… In medicine, the treatment called detoxification is used for dangerous levels of drugs, alcohol, or poisons, like heavy metals. However, our bodies accumulate many everyday toxins if our organs of elimination are not working optimally. Removing these toxins is the

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Dementia Correlates With Low Blood Cholesterol

17th February 2016 by Miss Janice Wilson

Recent research on Alzheimers disease is revealing that a diet chronically high in carbohydrates combined with low cholesterol is associated with the development of a brain based insulin resistance (now being called Type 3 Diabetes) which can lead to an imbalance in the cellular function and repair mechanisms of the brain. The brain is extremely

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Depression & Emotional Growth

17th February 2016 by Miss Janice Wilson

Depression is a serious condition affecting 1 in 6 people at some time with research showing that experiencing during childhood, when the nervous system is developing rapidly is predictive of depressive illness in later life. Despite this evidence, most of the literature on the subject is confined to a discussion of the symptoms with the focus on

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Restless Legs Syndrome

25th October 2012 by Miss Janice Wilson

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological condition associated with altered dopamine functioning within the central nervous system rather than a problem with the legs themselves: “The problem lies with the brain messages being sent to the legs and not with the legs themselves. The brain produces dopamine, which acts as a messenger for cell receptors… “ says Katie Sidle, Consultant

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What is Dopamine?

5th August 2012

Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter molecule in the central nervous system enabling information flow between cells. Vital for the control and coordination of movement, dopamine is also involved in keeping us alert, active and motivated. It is necessary for “executive” functions such as constructive thinking, concentration and memory formation. Dopamine is also required for the

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Leaky Gut Symptoms

1st May 2012

Symptoms indicating a “leaky gut” include: Allergies/food intolerances Arthritis/rheumatism Asthma/atopic eczema Chronic fatigue Coeliac disease/Crohn’s disease Colitis/enteritis Often called “the second brain”, because of the high concentration of neuro-peptides and neuro-transmitter receptors present along both the large and small intestine, the gastro-intestinal (GI) system is highly responsive to any emotional or mental distress we might

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Cosmetics and breast cancer

1st May 2012

Cosmetics have been found to make breast cancer more aggressive and fatal Cosmetics play a key role in the development of aggressive forms of breast cancer accordng to a new study from America. The culprit is the heavy metal cadmium found in most non-organic make-up and cosmetic products. Long-term exposure to the heavy metal seems to

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VitalWOMAN Stops Night Sweats

31st October 2011

Hot flushes and night sweats can be the most difficult symptoms of the menopause for many women. Read how one customer found welcome relief with VitalWOMAN after suffering for over ten years and having tried everything else… Article as printed in Chat magazine: Sheila Buckley, 58, suffered from severe night sweats and daytime hot flushes

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Soy isoflavones significantly improve cognitive performance

10th June 2011 by Janice Wilson MRPharmS

Soy isoflavones significantly improve cognitive performance in postmenopausal women Two studies by the research group of Prof. Louise Dye, Human Appetite Research Unit, the Institute of Psychological Sciences at the University of Leeds, demonstrate a statistically significant effect of the consumption of soy isoflavones on specific aspects of memory in postmenopausal women. In 21 postmenopausal

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

3rd April 2011 by J. Wilson MRPharmS

Antioxidant and pigment supplements are thought to be ineffective for the “wet” form of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) although very helpful for the “dry” form. That view is now changing ….. Simply Vital Case Study An elderly customer was diagnosed with the “wet” form of AMD in November 2010. She then started taking 2 VitalMACULA capsules daily and when she attended her

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