Tag: Health

The Clinical Utility of Minerals: A snapshot. Part 2

New journal article has been published. Optimum nutrition is the foundation for optimum health. Minerals play a fundamental role in optimising health and managing chronic disease. This snapshot aims to introduce the clinical utility of the minerals copper, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, and silica,… Continue Reading “The Clinical Utility of Minerals: A snapshot. Part 2”

Sunrise after rare alignment of the planets

I was up after 4 AM to observe the rare alignment of the planets (Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, and Mercury). Was amazing. Took photos and will be looking over them later. Hopefully have some good ones. Here’s the sunrise afterwards. I love how the… Continue Reading “Sunrise after rare alignment of the planets”

World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day In the universe are billions of galaxies In our galaxy are billions of planets But there is #OnlyOneEarth Let’s take care of it #OnlyOneEarth is the campaign for World Environment Day 2022. It calls for collective, transformative action on a… Continue Reading “World Environment Day”

Vitamin K2: Natural Medicine Week

Vitamin K2 is essential for blood health, vascular health, and normal coagulation. Vitamin K dependent proteins include procoagulants (e.g., prothrombin), anticoagulants, osteocalcin (regulator of mineral deposition), matrix Gla protein, periostin (tissue regeneration, mediates cell activation, inhibition of calcification), among others. There is increasing evidence… Continue Reading “Vitamin K2: Natural Medicine Week”

Chocolate: Natural Medicine Week

Chocolate is amazing! Chocolate is an abundant source of flavanols such as epicatechin, catechin, procyanidins, theobromine, and numerous minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Studies indicate that chocolate has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiplatelet, antithrombotic, anti-atherogenic, and vasodilatory properties. Chocolate has been found to modulate… Continue Reading “Chocolate: Natural Medicine Week”

Magnesium

Magnesium is a multipurpose mineral that is involved in over 300 enzyme reactions.  It plays an important physiological role, particularly in the brain, heart, and skeletal muscles.  Magnesium is involved in the synthesis of ATP, DNA, and RNA, mitochondrial health, neurotransmission, and nitric oxide… Continue Reading “Magnesium”

Natural Medicine Week

Welcome to Natural Medicine Week Natural Medicine Week, 23-29 May 2022, aims to promote, educate, and raise awareness of the important role natural medicine practitioners play in the health and wellbeing of Australians, proudly supported by the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society

Meditation May

Meditation May I meditate everyday. For Meditation May I would like to bring attention to the health benefits of meditation. For each day in May, take time out to meditate, or do nothing, slow down, and take in the amazing things in your life.… Continue Reading “Meditation May”

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022Invest in Our Planet Earth Day 2022 is focused on accelerating solutions to combat our greatest threat, climate change, and to activate everyone to do their part. Let’s bring back the health of our planet. Every day is Earth Day! Climate change… Continue Reading “Earth Day 2022”

Latest Podcast: Formulating & Compounding in Practice

Had the pleasure of discussing product formulation, compounding, ingredient combinations and clinical aspects, specifications, evidence, health claims (indications), dosage and dosage instructions, labelling, marketing, product quality and stability, regulations, and Listed Medicines in Australia. Mentoring with Geraldine:https://mentoringwithgeraldine.com/2022/01/11/ep-127-dr-brad-mcewen-formulating-compounding-in-practice/

The 12 Pillars of Vitamedicine

Vitamedicine is a personalised person-centred holistic system of health care with a core set of philosophies, principles, and practices. Vitamedicine looks at the whole person, physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and environmentally, and focuses on the person’s individual needs. It aims to address the underlying… Continue Reading “The 12 Pillars of Vitamedicine”

Vitalism and Vitamedicine

Vitalism is the doctrine that life originates in a vital principle that is distinct from other forces. There is a belief that there is a vital force operating in the living organism. All living things are sustained by a vital force, there is a… Continue Reading “Vitalism and Vitamedicine”

Formulating for a brighter future

Had fun presenting at the Complementary Medicines Association Annual Conference yesterday. I presented on “Formulating for a brighter future: Business as Unusual”. The conference was amazing and a highlight event for the industry. Looking forward to the next conference in 2022. The future is… Continue Reading “Formulating for a brighter future”

Happy 1st of December

Happy 1st of December Wishing you all the best

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day Chocolate is amazing! Let’s celebrate. Chocolate is an abundant source of flavanols such as epicatechin, catechin, procyanidins, theobromine, and numerous minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Studies indicate that chocolate has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiplatelet, antithrombotic, anti-atherogenic, and vasodilatory properties. Chocolate… Continue Reading “World Chocolate Day”

Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease. The endometrium of women with endometriosis presents abnormalities on a structural and functional level affecting proliferation ability, adhesion molecule expression, steroid and cytokine production, and presence of immune components. Endometriosis is one of the most common… Continue Reading “Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis”

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