Glucosamine – can it help with knee pain

Glucosamine – can it help with knee pain

Glucosamine is an amino sugar that produced in the body. It is also found in many types of animals and plants. For example, shellfish, crustaceans, algae, yeast and fungi have it. Glucosamine is also found in joint cartilage cells in your body. As you get older,...
Autism – how should you manage nutrition

Autism – how should you manage nutrition

Autism is a condition of neurodiversity caused by factors yet to be determined. Children with autism may not respond to their name or repeat movements of their hands or feet. You may ask, how should I evaluate their nutritional needs?   Gluten seems to be one of the...
Precision Nutrition – Is there such a thing?

Precision Nutrition – Is there such a thing?

When you think of precision nutrition, do you think about genes? Do you wonder if your food choices will affect your metabolism and health? Is there anything that can predict whether a diet change will be beneficial for someone’s health? If so, what are the...
Alcohol – Its effect on SIRT1

Alcohol – Its effect on SIRT1

Alcohol use has been linked with detrimental effects on human health. One of the key effects seems to be in signalling of SIRT1 or sirtuin1. SIRT1 is a protein found in the human body. SIRT1 plays a role in the regulation of cholesterol and balance of fat. It also...