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In January many of us make positive lifestyle changes, with quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news with more than 5,200 lives lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ireland. We are now over halfway through the year, have you still stuck to your resolution or have you, like many, found the temptation too hard and abandoned your efforts?
If you are looking for a vegetable that offers a great nutritional boost, then look no further than beetroot.
Does the connection between good health and what you eat interest you? Have you ever considered studying for a career in nutritional therapy? You can find out more at The College of Naturopathic Medicine’s open day at the Salthill Hotel, Galway, on June 14 from 1.30pm to 6.30pm.
Natural medicine is becoming more and more popular as people seek to have greater control of their health. It is a patient- centred model of care whichpromotesself responsibility when it comes to our wellbeing. The public have become increasingly aware of the connection between wellness and nutrition and increasingly opt for a drug free approach or an integrative approach to prevent, stabilise, and reverse disease processes.
The College of Naturopathic Medicine is hosting an evening of free natural health talks on Thursday September 26 in the Galway Cultural Institute in Salthill. This will be an enjoyable and informative evening for anyone who is interested in the field of nutrition.
A qualified medical doctor practising naturopathy, Dr Bhatti, will hold natural and complementary clinics in Claremorris at Cúram Family Centre on Dalton Street, beside St Coleman’s Church, on Wednesday September 18 and 25 from 11am to 3.30pm. Having treated people from Mayo for the last decades at his Galway clinic, and due to increased demand, he will travel to Claremorris to make it more convenient for patients to access his services.
Sometimes I feel quite anxious for no particular reason, can this be helped by good nutrition?
According to the most recent research, pregnant women who are deficient in iodine are more likely to give birth to children with lower IQs and reading abilities. Iodine is necessary for optimal thyroid function. It is an essential element in the production of thyroid hormones, which are needed for normal brain growth and development in the foetus. Iodine deficiency during pregnancy has been associated with increased incidence of miscarriage, stillbirth, and may cause neuro-developmental problems. In extreme cases of iodine deficiency, the congenital condition cretinism can occur, which results in irreversible learning disability.
There is an increasing awareness of the link between good nutrition and wellness; the evidence is mounting that disease can often be prevented, stabilised, or even reversed by changing how we eat. People are choosing to explore nutritional and lifestyle change as a first response to staying well. This can be a confusing experience, and with so many different stories out there people need guidance and expertise. As a result, the need for well qualified nutritional therapists working in a variety of healthcare settings is increasing.