Author Archives: IMI Health

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

We asked four naturopaths at IMI for their views on the latest research into belly fat and how to shift it and reverse the pattern of central weight gain. The role of gut health – IMI naturopath, Graeme Bradshaw IMI founder and naturopath Graeme Bradshaw says we need to consider gut...

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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...

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: 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 a link between longevity and the natural probiotic bacteria found...

How to choose the right vitamins and minerals

When choosing a vitamin and mineral supplement it is vital to make sure you are buying a high-quality product from a trusted manufacturer. To choose the right supplement there are six factors to consider: 1. High quality ingredients, 2. Practitioner approved, 3. Research-based, 4. Effective packaging, shipped to you from...

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 in the national health care systems in England, France and...

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