Health and Wellness Articles from IMI

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...

Why Choose a Quality Omega Oil?

Not all fats are bad for you, in fact fatty acids have many important functions in the body: Oxygen transport throughout the body Providing energy (when glucose, a form of sugar, is not available)  Development of strong tissues and organs...

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...

Probiotics: A Matter of Life and Health

The study of probiotics started at the beginning of the 20th century when Nobel Laureate, Dr Elie Metchnikoff studied peasants who displayed longer lifespans. He noted that their diets included natural probiotics foods including fermented dairy products and further proposed...

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...

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