Vitamin B3 Studies by Dr. A Hoffer M.D.Ph.D. : (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

The anti-pellagra vitamin was the 3rd water soluble vitamin to be discovered and so named vitamin B3, also known in various forms as niacin, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid. It is made in the body from the amino acid, tryptophan (found in turkey) and should have been classified as an amino acid rather than a vitamin, which … Continue reading Vitamin B3 Studies by Dr. A Hoffer M.D.Ph.D. : (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Diverticular Disease: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Diverticular Disease - Act NOW to Help Prevent it A common digestive disease that affects the large intestine, or colon. It usually affects middle aged and elderly people though can affect any age, particularly with obesity. Diverticular Disease and Diverticulosis A normal colon is strong and quite smooth inside. Weak spots can develop anywhere in … Continue reading Diverticular Disease: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Stress – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Stress is "the non specific response of the body  to any demand"; i.e. not a psychological term, but a TOTAL REACTION of a person to all the demands of their environment. Types of Stress: Emotional and/or mental Physical from over work/exercise/ biomechanical strain Chemical  - internal and external from environmental pollutants, toxins, poor diet,  allergies, … Continue reading Stress – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Vitamin D in the news 2011 – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips November 2011

This sunshine vitamin can be a challenge to keep topped up in UK winters and cloudy summers Below are extracts from news about Vitamin D featured in 2011. "Millions of people may be at risk of ill-health because of low levels of vitamin D" MEDSCAPE 09.06.11 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with far-reaching health consequences, … Continue reading Vitamin D in the news 2011 – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips November 2011

Cholesterol – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Heart-healthy foods found to be significantly better in lowering cholesterol levels than a low fat diet! Many studies have been conducted on the causes and prevention of heart disease. Boston University Framingham Heart Study continues to assess cardiovascular risk factors over three generations since 1948. Recent studies show that a diet rich in proven heart-healthy … Continue reading Cholesterol – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Water H2O – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

How do you know you are drinking enough water? There is an ongoing debate about whether we should drink water or get it from our food. A recent study showed that school children are more interested in engaging in new activities and learning when they drink at least 1 to 1.5 litres of water a … Continue reading Water H2O – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Hayfever – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Hayfever can bring misery for its many sufferers at various stages through the warmer seasons The allergic reaction creates histamine, mucous and inflammation and taxes the immune system. It may seem to start suddenly and often relates to a pollen, plant or tree blooming at a particular time of year. The timing may help to … Continue reading Hayfever – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips