Supplements

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...

Prevent antibiotics – take a natural approach to boost your child’s immunity

About this time of year at IMI, we start to see more cases of colds, coughs, flu and other illnesses that become increasingly common over the winter months. Living in Hong Kong, and the combined factors of pollution, a dense population, stressful living, rapid weather changes and the overuse of medications...