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Gastrointestinal Health – Professor Avni Sali’s latest monthly article for The Melbourne Review

July 18, 2013

After a brief hiatus Professor Sali has returned to The Melbourne Review. In his latest article Gastrointestinal Health article Professor Sali discusses the gastrointestinal system in particular: the importance of healthy gut bacteria, some of the most common gastrointestinal disorders as well as the integrative approach to maintaining your gastrointestinal health. Except: Gastrointestinal Health Jully 2013AVNI SALI A healthy gut is an important but often overlooked area of health maintenance and disease prevention. While good nutrition is critical to good health, the body’s ability to absorb nutrients is also vital,…

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NIIM Announces – Role Models 2013

July 4, 2013

ROLE MODELS A Celebration of Inspiring Individuals Thursday 22 August 2013 at 6.30pm Sofitel Melbourne on Collins CLICK HERE BOOK NOW ROLE MODELS INCLUDING George Calombaris, Former Australian Chef of the Year, Restaurateur, Judge MasterChef Series Kelly Cartwright, Australian Paralympic Gold and Silver Medalist, 2011 World Champion in T42 100m and long jump Elizabeth Chong, Author, Cuisine Teacher known as ‘The Empress of Chinatown’, Spokesperson for Multi-culturalism Carolyn Cresswell, Inspirational Leader, Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year 2012 Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC, Australia’s best known living Historian Tom Harley…

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The Great Gatsby Fundraiser

June 2, 2013

Sunday, 2 June 2013 – 6:00pm NIIM is proud to announce it is holding a special fundraising screening of the new Baz Luhrmann film ‘The Great Gatsby’, join us to enjoy a night of entertainment filled with Romance…Drama…Glamour…Music…and much more… Optional – Dress in your ‘Gatsby Best’ for a festive night and chance to win a special prize! Refreshments at 6.00pm, Movie begins 6.45pm Rivoli Cinemas, 200 Camberwell Rd Hawthorn – Tickets are $30 each TICKETS SOLD OUT! thank you to everyone for their support.

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Vitamin C Kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis

May 30, 2013

New research shows that ‘Mycobacterium tuberculosis is extraordinarily sensitive to killing by a vitamin C-induced Fenton reaction’. In an article for Medscape.com titled Vitamin C Kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis Ricki Lewis, PhD outlines how Vitamin-C achieves this and how the application of Vitamin-C in treatment regimes could shorten the needed length of chemotherapy treatment. Excerpt: Vitamin C Kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis Vitamin C kills drug-sensitive, multidrug-resistant (MDR), and extensively-drug resistant (XDR) strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in culture as a result of prooxidant effects, according to a report published online May 21 in…

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Garlic supplements reduce high cholesterol and decrease risk of heart disease

May 28, 2013

Press Release from The National Institute of Integrative Medicine New Australian research finds garlic supplements reduce high cholesterol and greatly decrease risk of heart disease Monday 6 May, 2013 (TBC) – New research, led by Dr. Karin Ried of The University of Adelaide and the National Institute of Integrative Medicine and, has found garlic supplements can reduce cholesterol in those with elevated levels by 8 per cent[1]. This 8 per cent reduction is significant as it is associated with a 38 per cent decrease in the risk of coronary events…

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Dr Karin Ried interviewed on the Health Quest podcast

April 4, 2013

Dr Karin Ried has been interviewed on the Health Quest podcast on her aged garlic extract trials and the results suggesting that Aged Garlic Extract can be an effective and tolerable treatment for hypertension. Visit the Health Quest website to read their article and listen to the interview. Directly download the interview to listen or you can read Dr Ried’s study here.

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Read Dr Karin Ried’s latest book chapter

March 25, 2013

Dr Karin Ried has published her newest book chapter titled ‘Infertility: The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Fertility Management, Menstrual Health, Fertility Awareness and Emotional Well-Being’. The book discuses the usage of Traditional Chinese Medicine as a treatment for infertility and the benefits of it’s holistic non-invasion treatment options compared to the conventional in-vitro-fertilisation (IVF) approach. Dr Ried’s new book chapter is available for FREE download from https://www.novapublishers.com Abstract: Infertility affects about 15% of couples in western societies. Despite infertility occurring relatively often in the population, it is experienced as…

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Sleep Wellness The Overnight Remedy – Professor Avni Sali’s latest monthly article for The Melbourne Review

March 19, 2013

In his continuing series of articles for The Melbourne Review Professor Avni Sali’s writes on the topic of Sleep, it’s importance to your health and the Integrative way to improving sleep quality. Read the full article here. SLEEP WELLNESS THE OVERNIGHT REMEDY March 2013AVNI SALI Most people can relate to the feelings of impaired daytime function and fatigue, lack of concentration and memory problems associated with a poor night’s sleep. But did you know that poor or insufficient sleep can also be a major health risk? British researchers have found…

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Role Models 2013 – Save the Date!

March 14, 2013

NIIM is proud to announce that Role Models is returning for 2013, taking place at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collin on the 22nd of August, Role Models 2013 will feature the best and brightest, Remember to save the date! Further details to be announced soon.

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Supergood Superfoods – Professor Avni Sali’s latest monthly article for The Melbourne Review

February 18, 2013

In latest issue of the The Melbourne Review Professor Avni Sali’s monthly article titled: ‘Supergood Superfoods for Optimal Health’ delves into the world of the ‘Super Food’, their ability to improve health outcomes and the importance of including them in your everyday diet. Excerpt: Supergood Superfoods for Optimal Health February 2013AVNI SALI Did you know that only about 12 percent of household food and beverage expenditure is spent on the purchase of fruit and vegetables? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009-10), household expenditure on fast food for the…

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