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Apple stew

6 red apples 

½ cup of water

1/3 cup of raisins

2 tbs cinnamon 

We cut apples in small pieces and we put them in the pot with water, pour the cinnamon. Boil them about 15’ while steering often till it is a puree. Great taste for you and your gut flora! 

Exercise now

How can we determine the extent and intensity for each of us?

It's a real challenge for a doctor or a therapist to determine the appropriate frequency and intensity needed in order to achieve optimal function of their patient’s body (Hewitt M., 2002)

Methylation: You cannot imagine!

Our heart and our entire body are in need of methylation. Methylation is the driving force behind almost all the functions in our bodies. It is behind the nervous system, the cardiovascular system, our mental disposal, the regulation of cholesterol, our memory function; it is the force behind detoxification and the reproduction of all our cells!

Food Intolerances & Food Allergies

Food Allergy:

Probably the best description researchers can give is that it is our immune system’s abnormal reaction to certain foods. If somebody consumes a certain food having an immediate and clear allergic reaction usually within 30’, and this is repeated every time  it’s possible she/he faces a food allergy to this particular food or substance.

Dietary Supplements

What are Dietary Supplements?

According to the American organization DSHEA, dietary supplements complement our diet; omegacapsulesthey contain one or more nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs or other natural ingredients (like royal jelly); they are consumed orally in the form of a capsule, tablet, powder, liquid etc.;

Top foods for a proper diet

Prefer easily digestible foods. Reduce intake of dairy and white flour products (refined flours), like bread, pizza, pasta etc. to one serving per day. These foods may cause intolerances, indigestion and high blood sugar, with many adverse consequences for your health.

Do you have enough energy?

Many doctors say that two out of five patients complain for lack of energy. They often hear the phrases “I’m always tired” or “I have no strength”. It is common now for many people to find it hard to get up in the morning, hard to stay awake at work at noon and to “plunge” into the couch, with a TV diner in front of them, in the afternoon. Many wait for the weekend so that they can enjoy sleeping instead of an excursion into nature...

Brain function check-up

Check the organizational functions of your child’s brain

Depending on the age of your child, rate the following. 

0 = no 1 = rarely 2 = frequently 3 = always

Hormones in balance

Are your hormones in balance?

When our hormones are not in balance, chaos may erupt in our lives. Hormones are responsible for keeping our body in balance and if even one of them is deregulated we are at risk for many health problems. For example, many women –or even men– have high levels of estrogen, the female reproductive hormone, and this condition is called Estrogen Dominance.

Estrogen Dominance is linked to many health issues. See below:

Vitamin D: The vitamin of the sun?

Vitamin D Deficiency: The vitamin we took for granted. 

Vitamin D appears to be very important in the prevention of osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, musculoskeletal pain, chronic weakness, depression, many autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, and some cancers such as that of the colon, the breast, the prostate. Other studies also showed:

Diabetes

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Important nutritional habits

So that you stay away from cardiovascular diseases, cholesterol, obesity, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, gout, autoimmune diseases, skin disease, allergies, asthma, etc.

Keep the main meals. It’s better to call them medium meals, because you do not need to consume large quantities... In between we have nutritious snacks.

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-ADHD in children and adults. How Nutritional Therapy can help.

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW

As with almost any disorder, so in ADHD the proper nutrition can contribute significantly to its management, functioning alongside any medication. A large number of scientific studies show the close relationship between food and brain functions, making obvious the need for deeper knowledge and application of proper nutrition in everyday life.

Glycemic Index

The glycemic index indicates how fast your blood sugar rises after eating a specific food. The higher the index the faster and steeper the climb of your blood sugar, something that is undesirable because it fattens us, causes mood disorders, inflammation, degenerative diseases, cholesterol and many other health problems, among which is the obvious... high blood sugar.

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