Health and Wellness Articles from IMI

Focus on the causes of belly fat and how to shift it

We asked four IMI Naturopaths for their views on the latest research into belly fat, how to shift it and reverse the pattern of central weight gain. The role of gut health – IMI Naturopath, Graeme Bradshaw Science is only just...

Let’s talk about fats: omega oils

Q: Who needs omega-3 supplements? Modern day diets are overloaded with omega-6 (from highly processed vegetables). High consumption of omega-6 tends to increases the risk of various cardiovascular diseases and inflammatory conditions. The ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 makes a...

How to minimise toxic exposures

The pollution levels are high in Hong Kong. Toxins can come from the air we breath, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the many household items we come to contact with each day. You can take some...

Try these potent purposeful herbs

Let’s face it: life in Hong Kong for most people is stressful. The fast pace of living, working and playing can take it’s toll. Living far from the everyday support of family and friends for some; or significant travel demands...

What’s in the little white balls? Homeopathy explained

You may have heard of Homeopathy as an alternative medicine, but did you know that, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), over five hundred million people use homeopathy around the world? Did you also know that Homeopathy is established...

First Aid: Homeopathy for the Home

Injuries occur when we least expect it! That’s why every household, especially those with children, should have a first aid kit. We have put together the most essential homeopathic remedies – they are safe, natural, and effective remedies the whole...