Bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme extracted from the stem of the pineapple plant, is capable of digesting protein when eaten directly after a meal. It has also been used in sinusitis as an anti-inflammatory and mucolytic agent when taken an empty stomach between mealtimes. It appears to thin nasal secretions and reduce inflammation of the nasal mucosa.
The Secret of beautiful skin – nutrition from the inside Between the passing agony of teenage spots and the inevitability of wrinkles, there is a stage when one hopes to become the proud owner of velvety smooth skin. Not for those suffering from bad skin or adult acne, though, who have to contend with ‘bad […]
Addiction treatment centres in the UK combine medication, counselling and behaviour modification to tackle cravings and aid recovery, yet relapse rates remain alarmingly high. This practical in-depth handbook examines newly emerging concepts in the management of addiction. Leading researchers and and experienced nutrition practitioners explore the underlying nutritional and biochemical factors involved in addictive behaviour, […]