Author Archives: IMI Admin

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 starting to explore the complex relationship between our guts and...

Clinical Detox (former 10-day Detox for Busy People)

Cleanse your body and mind with our nourishing naturopathic detox programme Create an at-home detox retreat or continue to work as you detox. Formerly known as IMI’s 10-day detox for busy people, our naturopathic detox programme is designed to maintain your energy levels and nourish your system with the right...

Media Enquiries

We love working with journalists to spread the good word. Committed to educating people about health and wellness, our practitioners have contributed to hundreds of features over the years. Expect nothing but the best. Credible information. Insightful content. To deadline. If you are a journalist, you can phone or email...

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 difference in biological function and physiological response. Experts have different...

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 positive steps to protect you and your family both at...

Superfoods Super Charge Your Life

Superfoods pack a ‘punch’ in your nutrition stakes! In our busy lifestyles, adding a few superfoods to your diet, whether in a smoothie, protein drink or snack bar, can be a convenient way to ‘power-up’ and make sure that you are optimizing every mouthful. They are low-calorie and nutrient rich,...

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 or work pressures for others contribute to stress. Add in...

Probiotics are Necessary for Life and Health

Our digestive system is home to trillions of beneficial bacteria. 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...

A Probiotic a Day Keeps the Doctor Away (Really?)

  Yes, really. If they are alive! By definition, probiotics are alive, beneficial bacteria and they must be administered alive to be effective. The methods of shipping, storage and freight therefore are crucial to make sure that you get the most ‘bugs for your buck’. We usually think of bacteria...