Cystitis vs Interstitial cystitis Cystitis (also known as a urinary tract infection or UTI) is an inflammation triggered by bacteria on the bladder wall. This leads to an increase in the breakdown of urea (a component of urine) to ammonia … Continue reading Protection from Urinary Tract Infections
The appearance and health of the skin is determined by several factors. The weather can either age your skin if there is overexposure to the sun … Continue reading Ceramides: Anti-Ageing and the Skin
Have you heard of the term “methylfolate”? And if you have, do you know what it is? It also goes by other names, such as folic acid, folate, folinic acid, methylfolate, 5-MTHF, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate… but what are the differences? Well, I am here to clear things up for you! Continue reading What is Methylfolate?
Infant development Maternal DHA levels tend to significantly decline during the third trimester of pregnancy. Maternal DHA supplementation seems to decrease the DHA decline during the third trimester. Some evidence suggests that infants that do not obtain DHA from … Continue reading DHA and Pregnancy
Vitamin K is a term that encompasses several K vitamers or structurally related compounds for similar cofactor activity. Vitamin K2 (or menaquinones) has two well known forms: MK-4, which has been used in many studies relating to osteoporosis and rheumatoid … Continue reading Vitamin K2 is crucial for your Heart and Bones
What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the condition where typically, small cysts form on a woman’s ovaries. As cysts aren’t always present, it is a condition in which hormonal dysregulation causes a variety of symptoms. It is … Continue reading PCOS and Insulin: The Basics