2015 Dec 23

Sleep and health risk in children

By |2015-12-23T08:16:05-04:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Children|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Adequate sleep is particularly important during childhood and adolescence since inadequate sleep is associated with non-optimal physical and cognitive development. A growing body of evidence suggests that inadequate sleep could be a contributing factor for weight gain and the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents. Why are sleep patterns poor for some children? [...]

2015 Nov 26

Berberine – good for what ails you

By |2015-11-26T18:51:43-04:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever heard of berberine?   Berberine is a classical natural medicine. It has a wide range of effects, being effective against gastroenteritis, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and having antimicrobial, antidiabetic and antiinflammatory properties.  Sound too good to be true?  It has also been shown to have great therapeutic potential against neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease as [...]