Author Archives: IMI

Brain boosters with Slideshow

Our brains mediate our world. Inner and outer. They form connections. Govern our bodies. Keep memories alive. Motivate us to follow our passions. Nurturing our brain is vital, but often neglected. It copes, in spite of high stress, pollution and food with low nutritional value. At different stages of our...

Brain-boosting breakfast recipes for super smart students

Power the brain with porridge Oats are a wonderful wholegrain, says Graeme. “A rich source of magnesium and potassium,  B-complex, vitamin E, some protein and plenty of soluble fibre, regular intake of wholegrain oats help to regulate blood sugar keeping kids calm and grounded.” This delicious recipe combines organic wholegrain oats with creamy...

Breakfast for champions: start your child’s day the right way

Breakfast is essential for the brain, researchers advise. Did you know around 30% of students in Hong Kong skip breakfast? Here’s some food for thought: in two internationally recognized tests, students who ate breakfast every day performed better academically than their counterparts who skipped breakfast. In fact, students who ate...

Natural treatment and support for children’s learning and behaviour issues

Inattention, forgetfulness, impulsive behaviour, restlessness, severe frustration, bed-wetting, and disruptive behaviour – do these behaviours ring a bell in relation to your child?  If so, they may be suffering from ADD/ADHD which could result in a lack of focus at school and poor social skills. Recently the New York Times...

Quality is essential when it comes to omega oils

Did you know that 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 brain functioning  lowering cholesterol and reducing...

Natural therapies in Osteopathy for pregnant mums and newborn babies

By Nathalie Tellier, Osteopath Osteopathy is a holistic, gentle manual therapy that aims to restore your health and vitality. Tensions or restrictions in the body can impede on the proper functioning and provoke pain and discomfort. Osteopathy’s goal is to release these tensions so your body can function properly without...