Articles and Q&A's

July 2009

Q: I hear contradicting views about calcium supplements. Can you give me your opinion?

A: Microcrystalline hydroxyapatite concentrate (MCHC) is my choice. Being in the form of microcrystals, it is well absorbed.
May 2009

Q: How does Lehcare analgesic cream work?

A: Lehcare is the newest recruit in our ammunition against musculo-skeletal sores. It is a combination of traditional remedies with homeopathic and herbal medicine, a true reflection of my integrative philosophy.
April 2009

Q: Do you have safe alternatives for my baby's teething and colic problems?

A: Colic can appear around 3 - 4 weeks of age. It can be due to gas, hypersensitivity, anxiety, teething or other factors. A homeopathic preparation called Cocyntal relieves colic fast and without side effects.
March 2009

Q: My thyroid function tests are always normal, and yet I have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism...

A: Metagenics makes an herbal combination called "Thyrosol". This enhances thyroid metabolism by facilitating the conversion of T4 into T3 and not "Inverted T3".
February 2009

Q: What is a good anti-oxidant for liver and gall bladder support?

A: Fatty liver, alcoholic liver and cirrhosis are degenerative in nature. Hepatitis and most gall bladder diseases are infective and inflammatory in origin.
January 2009

Q: I heard that Cold Fx works well for flu. Is there an even better product?

A: Cold Fx® had been made so popular by Don Cherry that it is now almost a household name. What it contains is basically an American Ginseng extract which has been shown to be beneficial for immunity. There is now a preparation called Ah-Choo®
August 2008

Q: I heard there is now a new generation of the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel that works...

A: Maori Miracle is the new generation of New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (Perna Canaliculus) supplement.
July 2008

Q: Recently Mikei Red Reishi has been heavily advertised for promoting energy and immunity.

A: Mikei Red Reishi is cultivated and encapsulated in Japan by Nikkei, the pioneer in mushroom technology. It is 100% cultivated on wood logs immersed in nutrient rich soil under uncontaminated environment.