Archive for April, 2010
Our MD has contibuted a substantive chapter on the immune system from a gastrocentric perspective in this newly published text book. The role of the gut in health has long been appreciated by non orthodox practitioners, but modern science and research is bringing it straight into the 21st century, with its effects on autoimmunity, depression, skin health and others. This book can be purchased from Amazon.
Research shows that biochemical imbalances caused by nutritional deficiencies are a contributory factor in chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, auto-immune conditions and cancer. This handbook for practitioners explains how to identify and treat such biochemical imbalances in order to better understand and manage a patient’s ill-health. Read the rest of this entry »
On Saturday the 10th April Dr Jay Lombard a US certified Neurologist presented a Functional Medicine Approach to Mental Health at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on behalf of Nutri-Link’s education division. Over 110 practitioners were given a measured, research based approach to integrative thinking and clinical application of nutrients in the management of neurological and psychological disorders.
Blogging – the provision of information in small or large amounts on the web is incredibly popular, there are millions of them! However whilst some are of excellent quality others are, well, – perhaps in need of some TLC. By selecting a range of trusted blogs, you can create your own newspaper, collecting information across your interests, and screening out all the stuff you just don’t need.
Nutri-Link and in particular Michael Ash blogs every week in the Clinical Education site, you can find his latest missives on the front page, just scroll down.Or look at the resources section to check it out. You will be amazed at the amount of information, videos, media, audio and other goodies that are there free for use.
As part of the science blogging community Michael reviews peer reviewed science papers and relates them to Nutritional Therapy, or other aspects of life he finds interesting. It is possible to follow these quite easily by using the RSS feed, or Google Reader, or if you use firefox as your browser we recommend Feedly a great application for keeping track of all those bits and pieces you find interesting.