Digestion

7 signs your child may need probiotics
November 9, 2015
The health of the gut microflora during the early years of life has widespread and long-lasting consequences for babies’ and children’s wellbeing, but is easily compromised. Naturopath Paul Keogh explains how to know whether your little one might benefit from a probiotic supplement. First published by Go Vita in Go…

Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal or Water: Which Element Are You, And How Can It Help Your Health?
November 6, 2015
How connected is your body to the elements? For over 2,000 years, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has explored the ancient concepts of Yin and Yang as the basis from which everything in the universe is formed. Yin-Yang explores the idea that everything is connected to everything else by mutual states…

Probiotics your questions answered
August 19, 2014
At Go Vita, probiotics are some of our most popular products – but can also be some of the most confusing. In this article naturopath Paul Keogh answers some of your most frequently asked questions. View PDF First published by Go Vita in Go Magazine - August 2014 What are…

Where Wisdom Meets Immune Health
June 26, 2014
Chinese herbal medicine offers some time-tested insights to promote healthy immune function, relieve cold and flu symptoms, and support recovery following infection. Central to the Chinese system of medicine is the concept of Qi (pronounced 'chee'), the vital energy or life force that flows through channels called meridians in the…

Where Wisdom Meets Healthy Digestion
March 24, 2014
A Fusion® solution for your digestive concerns. Do you experience tummy troubles such as heartburn, nausea, reflux, constipation, loose stools or sluggish digestion? From a Chinese medicine perspective these symptoms may indicate an imbalance between the organ-meridian systems involved in digestion: the Spleen, Stomach, Liver and Intestines. For example, according…

Winter Health: A Chinese herbal medicine approach
July 4, 2013
A cold, flu, runny nose and sore throat are the outcomes of a battle raging between the immune system and an invading pathogen (bacteria or virus). Who wins depends on a number of factors... One of these factors according to Chinese medicine is expressed in terms of healthy Qi, a…