Nutrition

How to Watch your Weight Over Easter
How to Watch your Weight Over Easter
How to Watch your Weight Over Easter Unfortunately, the concept of food as comfort has perpetuated in our modern societies. Sweet treats are often used for comfort when we are lacking sweetness in our own lives. All you have to do is look at some of the current junk food advertising campaigns on television to
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Why Minerals Matter
Why Minerals Matter
Why Minerals Matter The facts about minerals and why they're important Many people are aware that minerals are found in the earth and are vital building blocks from skyscrapers to cars and the things we use everyday, but did you know they also play a significant role within our own bodies? It’s true! Minerals matter
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Gut Health: Leaky Gut Syndrome and Preventive Care
Gut Health: Leaky Gut Syndrome and Preventive Care
Gut Health About Leaky Gut Syndrome and Preventive Care Recently, the importance of gut health has received a lot of attention as scientific research has uncovered links between leaky gut syndrome and a host of chronic diseases and health conditions. The importance of maintaining good gut health and what we know about Leaky Gut is
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Kim Papp Presents at the AIMN
Kim Papp Presents at the AIMN
Kim Papp Presents at the AIMN Last weekend, Kim Papp, founder of The Dripclub lectured at the Australasian Institute of Medical Nutrition (AIMN).  The presentation delivered was focusing on the emergence of infusion clinics (like The Dripclub) within the Australian medical landscape, and how vital it is that the highest standards of ethics and medical
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The Surprising Pain Relief Properties of Vitamin C
The Surprising Pain Relief Properties of Vitamin C
The Surprising Pain Relief Properties of Vitamin C It might be a little surprising to note that researchers have found a link to Vitamin C and Pain Relief. Instead of reaching for the usual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Tylenol, Advil or Aleve you might consider a healthy dose of Vitamin C. Unlike NSAIDs and other pain
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Skin Health and the Benefits of Vitamin C
Skin Health and the Benefits of Vitamin C
Skin Health and the Benefits of Vitamin C Why Is Vitamin C Important For Our Skin?   Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that counteracts free radicals which are generated by our bodies when exposed to certain conditions, including pollution and UV rays.  A balance between free radicals and antioxidants is important as free radicals flood our bodies and prevent the ability to
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What is Alpha-lipoic Acid (ALA)?
What is Alpha-lipoic Acid (ALA)?
What Is Alpha-Lipoic Acid? Alpha-lipoic acid, (or ALA) is a naturally occurring compound that's made in the body, and serves several vital functions at the cellular level, such as energy production. As long as you're healthy, the body can produce all the ALA it needs for these purposes. Despite that fact, there has been a
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Why was Lochte banned for using IV drips?
Why was Lochte banned for using IV drips?
Olympic Swimmer Banned from Professional Competitions for Using IV Drips – What did he do wrong?   So you may have seen on the news that US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been banned from professional competition for 14 months after having an IV infusion.  At The Dripclub we are proud to be able to
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Benefits Of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Benefits Of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
The health benefits of vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, include prevention and treatment of scurvy, the common cold, and lead toxicity. It aids in boosting the immune system, lowers hypertension, help in curing cataracts, combats stroke, maintains the elasticity of skin, heals wounds and controls the symptoms of asthma. Vitamin C is one of
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Zinc Benefits
Zinc Benefits
What Is Zinc? Zinc, which is actually a type of metal, is an essential trace element.   Zinc is mostly marketed as one the many effective natural cold remedies, however it is also used by the body for a for a great number of other purposes.  Read on to find out! Zinc is needed in small amounts
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Top 10 Benefits Of Glutathione
Top 10 Benefits Of Glutathione
WHAT IS GLUTATHIONE? Glutathione is an antioxidant produced in our cells. It’s comprised largely of three amino acids: glutamine, glycine, and cysteine. Glutathione levels in the body may be reduced by a number of factors, including poor nutrition, environmental toxins, and stress. Its' levels also decline with age. In addition to being produced naturally by the
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Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms and Treatments
Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms and Treatments
Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms and Treatments Magnesium (Mg) is an essential mineral for optimal health. Recent reports indicate that many of us suffer from magnesium deficiency which can trigger the following conditions: Anxiety and Panic attacks - Magnesium keeps adrenal stress hormones under control. Asthma - Both histamine production and bronchial spasms increase with Mg deficiency.
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