Eating Seasonally: Q&A with Miles Price

With the transition of summer into fall you might be hearing about "eating seasonally". We talk to Miles Price, Functional Medicine Specialist, about what seasonal eating means, is there any benefit behind it, and is it even possible in Hong Kong? Q: What exactly does...
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The Interplay of Food and Mental Health: Q&A with Miles Price

Food has an incredible impact on our mental health. This field of research has been growing exponentially in recent years and couldn't be more relevant with the stresses of 2020. We discuss this fascinating area of health and nutrition with Miles Price, Functional Medicine Specialist, to dive into...
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Health & Hydration: The Research

We always hear that drinking water is good for health and is especially recommended in hot weather and exercise. Here we examine why staying hydrated is essential and ways to ensure you remain hydrated throughout the day. As adults, water makes up approximately 60% of...
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Deciphering ‘Melatonin Dreams’: What are they & how can I avoid them?

Why does melatonin give me whacky dreams? Is this a side-effect? Will it go away? If you’re asking yourself any of these questions, you’re not alone. Melatonin is our body’s hormone responsible for our sleep-wake cycle, or more specifically it tells our body when to...
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Protect Your Telomeres To Prevent Aging

Telomere Loss as a Sign of Aging Following on from last week’s Q&A on Telomeres with Miles Price, we will continue the discussion on telomeres, aging and health. Aging refers to the structural and functional decline of an organism with time. A 2013 review summarised...
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Understanding Telomeres to Live Longer & Better! Q&A with Miles Price

In 2009, telomeres and telomerase (its corresponding enzyme) won three American researchers the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Since then there has been a flurry of work surrounding this seemingly redundant protein, that has now been touted as the secret to biohacking the aging...
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The Scoop on Poop! Q&A with Miles Price

Wait! Don’t flush without sneaking a peak! Your poop actually gives you the inside scoop on your current health status. It gives you clues into your hydration, dietary balance, fiber intake, and even your microbiome. We asked Functional Medicine Specialist Miles Price all our poop...
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The Chinese Medicine Approach to Sleep

Admit it, sleep is an essential part of our life, it shouldn't be seen as a waste of time. When you are sleeping well, you are giving your body plenty of time to rest and recover, both mentally and physically, so that we can wake...
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Eczema or Psoriasis? Try an Infrared Sauna

Two skin conditions that are notorious for leaving the skin hot, itchy and painful are eczema and psoriasis. Most individuals who suffer from these conditions experience a decrease in confidence and self-esteem, partially due to the obvious nature of each. While there are a number...
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Get Your Glow On with Glutathione

Glutathione is our body’s master antioxidant. It is in virtually every one of our cells and it regenerates other common antioxidants like vitamin C and E. Without it, our antioxidants will become used up and oxidative damage (the leading culprit for skin aging) builds up....
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Intermittent Fasting: The Research

Over the last decade, intermittent fasting has gained popularity in the media and research for its potential health effects. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and is it good for health? What is intermittent fasting and history Intermittent fasting involves regular periods of very little...
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Gut Health as We Age – Dietary Support

The gut microbiome is a community of microorganisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract. This microbiome is unique to each of us, even in the case of genetically identical twins. Throughout our lives, the gut microbiome fluctuates. Read Part 1 of 'Gut Health as We...
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