Supplements

Homeopathy for Athletes and Sports Enthusiasts

By Mina Weight – Homeopath at IMI Hong Kong You may be surprised to hear that a number of top athletes use homeopathy to help them maintain their highest levels of fitness. These include 100m world record holder Usain Bolt, former England football team captain and global icon David Beckham, British...

Surviving Hong Kong Air Pollution

A glance out of the window and you often have an idea of how clean the air is, or not, as is often the case in Hong Kong. Actually pollutants are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the products we use, and the...

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...

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...

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,...