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  • Traditional Foods are the Best

    My recent family comes from an area around Mount Taranaki. I lived at the base of it for 2 years while I played professional basketball for the Taranaki Bulls. At that time we were like the old Chicago Bulls…we were unbeatable. The song we ran out to was “You Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer. Those were the days when MC Hammer was cool. But I digress and am showing my age.

  • We Eat Too Much

    -We eat too much and too often. Homo sapiens have evolved with long periods of fasting.

  • Medicinal Mushrooms Boost the Immune System

    Medicinal mushrooms….used for thousands of years to boost the immune system.

  • Grapefruit Juice and Fasting

    Grapefruit juice helps break down fat deposits in the body, including those within arteries. Naringenin is one of the bioflavanoids in grapefruit juice which reduces inflammation in the arterial wall.

  • Change of Clinic Address

    As of Monday 12 January 2015, Dr Greg Emerson’s Treat the Cause Clinic will be located at Unit 3-4 1 Mooney Street, Logan Central, QLD 4114. The phone number 0733397910 remains the same.

  • Kelp- Our Traditional Source of Iodine

    I wrote yesterday about the difference between a supplement and adaptation. Iodine is another great example. I used to organise medical conferences in Japan. Breakfast in Japan was miso soup with sea vegetables. Lunch was buckwheat noodles with fish eggs. Dinner was fish with sea weed and rice. They have been doing that for thousands of years. I don’t do that living in Australia, nor do I have tim…

  • I Don't Take Supplements, I Adapt

    I heard somebody the other day say that I take a lot of supplements. Funny I thought to myself because I don’t think I take any supplements. I do take several steps to adapt to the zoo I now live in. If I’m the silver back gorilla, I get that I’m in a zoo now and I’m ok with that because my wild habitat has gone forever. But if I’m going to be in a zoo, let me have a grassy island surrounded by a…

  • Carbs! Whose confused?

    My last patient of the day said he was confused about nutrition. That might be because the zoo keepers looking after the zoo are confused themselves I said

  • Good Fat Is Not Bad For Us

    Quixotic is defined as foolishly impractical in the pursuit of ideals.

  • Cacao Improves Brain Function

    “There is a strong correlation between neurovascular coupling and cognitive function, and both can be improved by regular cocoa consumption in individuals with baseline impairments. Better neurovascular coupling is also associated with greater white matter structural integrity.”

Dr Emerson was recently interviewed on ‘Know the Cause’, the most popular health television programme in the US.

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