IMI Nutirionist Katia Demekhina shares her nutrition insights for supporting our detox pathways and recovery mechanisms through delicious cooking methods.
Cortisol and exercise – friends or foe? An article featured in Functional Sports Nutrition magazine
From the perspective of cortisol, IMI Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina eloquently illustrates a balanced view of exercise and of life.
Why Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala crash diet isn’t a safe way to lose weight
IMI Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina explains why crash dieting won’t help you lose weight and how to achieve weight loss safely without sacrificing your wellbeing.
How belly fat affects your performance at work
A big belly comes with big risks. Heart disease. Colorectal cancer. Sleep apnea. High blood pressure. Type 2 diabetes. But did you know obesity can dramatically impair your mental performance too? In a recent study of over 5000 people, researchers in Ireland confirmed our own 25 years’ clinical observations: belly...
The Fail-Safe Guide to Looking and Feeling Your Best This Summer. Juice Fasts Are Out: Gut Healing’s In. – an article featured in The Standard
Digestive system, or gut health is linked to some common illness, as well as your weight. IMI's practitioners will help you to heal your gut, support your system and tweak your diet and lifestyle to optimize your health.
The most amazing antioxidant and detoxifier: sulforaphane in broccoli seed extract
According to the National Academy of Science, broccoli and broccoli sprouts contain the largest amounts of glucosinolates and sulforaphane, which are potent inducers of enzymes that protect against chemical carcinogens and involve in liver detoxification. In its raw form, broccoli has a substance called myrosinase inside it, which converts to...
Why you can’t live without glutathione
The single most important molecule in your body, glutathione goes by many names: it is the ultimate disease buster, master detoxifier, and mother of all antioxidants. Unfortunately, it’s under attack, which could leave you vulnerable to infections and diseases. Here’s a simple guide to glutathione and how best to support...
The toxin truth: the hidden toxins in everyday products
跳至中文版 Toxins are everywhere and while many of us are aware of the effects air pollution has on our health, we generally don’t think about the toxins that can be found in our homes, especially in our personal and household products, many of which, we are directly in contact with...
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...