COVID-19: What Does the Science Say?

It’s become very clear over the last week that many people are not aware of some of the important accepted scientific evidence surrounding COVID-19. A quick PubMed search for ‘COVID-19’ yields over 50,000 results and while my intention is not to review each paper, or discuss the entirety of the pandemic, I wanted to provide […]

COVID-19 & Vitamin D

This was taken from Instagram, written on July 29, 2000. I’ve received lots of questions about vitamin D, especially since the following study was released: Low plasma 25(OH) vitamin D level is associated with increased risk of COVID‐19 infection: an Israeli population‐based study (DOI: 10.1111/febs.15495). The main finding was that low vitamin D status is […]

Infant Reflux & Losec

Infant Refllux_Blog

Let’s talk about infant reflux and Losec. Losec is a prescription medication that is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI), prescribed as an acid suppressant for infant reflux. Before I can on, this has proven to be a triggering topic of conversation for some. What I am not saying is that Losec doesn’t give symptomatic relief, because […]

Understanding Iron Deficiency

Understanding Iron Deficiency

With 25% of the world’s population deficient in iron, it’s the most common nutrient deficiency, globally. Despite common belief however, the risk of deficiency does apply to meat eaters.   Iron is an essential nutrient for most living organisms. Among other roles, it’s used to produce haemoglobin which is what enables red blood cells to transport […]