Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a group of practices that are referred to collectively, developed in China these practices are based on a tradition of more than 3000 years, including herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tuina), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. TCM emphasises prevention and food is seen as medicine [...]
Quite often, patients suffer from a combination of diabetes, increased cardiovascular risk and other comorbidities, which stresses the necessity of a multidisciplinary approach. Having a practice as a nutritionist involves both regular dietary advice and complementary nutritional therapy. As a nutrition expert [...]
We studied the effect of a vitamin-mineral complex on children’s health, physical development and learning performance. Daily intake of a vitamin-mineral complex contributed significantly to the improvement of the health status of children and it should be recommended for use in children’s nutrition [...]
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks the body’s immune system by reducing the number of CD4 cells, which are vital to fighting off infection. If left untreated, it leads to severe damage and degeneration of health. Though current HIV treatments - based on the administration of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs [...]
Health as we know it starts at cellular level. Trillions of cells make up the human body. The food we eat supplies nutrients required for optimum physical and mental functioning. Illness of any kind is an outward manifestation of an inward disorder. Based on a person’s biochemical constitution, it is important to know [...]
In today’s demanding society, more and more people suﬀer from work-related stress and stress-related pathology. Job stress has a detrimental impact on the individual and the organization. It can undermine motivation, engagement and productivity, and increase absenteeism. It may trigger emotional states including irritability, anxiety, depression and behavioral [...]
The term periodontal disease describes an infectious form of disease in the tooth socket. As with any other infection, diagnosis is determined by symptoms that include swelling, reddening and bleeding gums, and retraction of gums with a significant loss of soft tissue or bone tissue in the tooth socket.