Every gut needs a good probiotic

As the go-to clinic for optimal gut health, we’ve healed the digestive systems of a myriad people with obvious and far-from-obvious gut-related issues. We recognize that, like you, your digestive system is unique. Tailored to your needs, our naturopaths can recommend comprehensive tests to identify the cause of your condition,...

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...

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...

Do you know your friendly bacteria?

Getting the right probiotics for digestive health and immunity Probiotics are receiving a great deal of attention in the health world and for good reason. But for some of us who don’t fully understand their uses and benefits we may still wonder – What are they? Do we really need...