Specialist multi-nutrient formulas and TNI for Trisomy 21

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Talking about vitamins and minerals shouldn’t really have to come with a trigger warning but when it comes to specialised multi-nutrient formulas and TNI for the Down syndrome community, I feel that such a statement may be warranted. You…

Elderberry syrup

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Elderberry syrup is a gentle yet effective natural remedy traditionally used to boost the immune system and fight off colds and flu. There are several species of elder, but Sambucus nigra, or European elder (also called black elder), is the…

Fish oils for brain health

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Omega three fatty acids are known as essential fatty acids, meaning we cannot produce them in the body and have to consume them. They have a positive impact on brain development in infants and children and are naturally occurring in mothers…

Vitamin E and Down syndrome

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Vitamin E is a superhero nutrient, with multiple benefits for children and young adults with Down syndrome, which have been well researched and documented. Vitamin E is naturally occurring in certain foods, added to some processed foods and…

Benefits of Selenium

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Selenium is an extremely important mineral for health and can play a huge role in supporting children with Down syndrome. This amazing mineral is essential for a well functioning thyroid gland and is vital for antioxidant protection and a healthy…

Rethink Zinc

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Those of us in the Southern hemisphere are currently preparing ourselves and our children for winter, so immune boosting strategies are a hot topic right now. I was talking to a Biochemist the other day about viruses, in particular the…