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Video Interview: Dr Samra on Allergies

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Video Interview: Dr Samra on Hypoglycemia

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Information Paper on Hypoglycemia

THE IMPORTANCE OF TIGHTLY REGULATING BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS It is vitally important for the body to maintain blood sugar levels within a narrow range. If the blood sugar level falls too low, energy supply to all tissues, and particularly the brain, is impaired. If the blood sugar level is too high, this is damaging to

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Information Paper on Hypoglycemia for Schools

  Does your child suffer any of the following symptoms: Nervousness Irritability Exhaustion Faintness Dizziness or feeling “spaced out” Tremors or feeling “shaky” Cold sweats Depression Migraine headaches Insomnia Digestive disturbances Forgetfulness Mood swings Anxiety Aggression Violence. Anti-social behaviour Sugar addiction Epilepsy Mental confusion Limited attention span Learning disability Lack of concentration Itching and crawling sensation on

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Link: The right diet – by prescription

The following link is to an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 2, 2012. The last paragraph is particularly interesting! http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/diet-and-fitness/the-right-diet–by-prescription-20120201-1qt9u.html “Australian researchers are learning how the chemical properties of food can interact with individuals to keep us healthy or make us sick. … Both of these diets were tested in the same

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Nutritional Aspects of Depression: An Update

By Jurriaan Plesman BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr Conventional treatment for depression or mental illness still revolves around either drug therapy or psychotherapy or both. The two could well be in conflict. Drug therapy – that appears to treat symptoms only – indicates that we are dealing with a biochemical imbalance. Drug therapy has

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Rich Sources of Nutrients

Jurriaan Plesman, BA (Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr. Another good source is Nutient List USDA National Nutrient Database See also Nutrient Source by percentages See also Index to Specific Topics and Research EAA = Essential Amino Acid Nutrients are in alphabetical order –> or Search for term. High levels are shown in italics, wherever possible,* denotes

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The Nutrition-Behaviour Inventory (NBI)

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr Hypoglycemia or Insulin Resistance Syndrome can only be diagnosed accurately by the special Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) as designed by Dr George Samra and described under the article Testing for Hypoglycemia and How the Doctor can Help. However this medical test is expensive and can be

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The Hypoglycemic Diet

  By Jurriaan Plesman BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr What is known as the hypoglycemic diet should really be called the “Natural Diet”. This is the diet that humans have consumed over the millions of years to which our digestive system has adapted. It is supposed to give you all the amino acids, vitamins

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Hypoglycemia – Is It A ‘Cure All’ for Mental Illness?

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr The Hypoglycemic Diet has often been dismissed as a ‘one-fit-fits-all’, remedy for depression. This appears to please the pundits who wants to emphasize the complexity of depression. Such labels have seldom been used to describe therapy by single or even multiple drugs, such as the mantra

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Glycerin (also known as Glycerine and Glycerol)

By Dr George Samra, MB, BS (Sydney), FACNEM An extract from Dr George Samra (2002),THE HYPOGLYCEMIC CONNECTION II, One Stop Allergies, Sydney. Australia Page 251. This book can be obtained here. Glycerin is a trihydric alcohol CH2OH-CHOH-CH2Oh. It is a clear colourless syrupy liquid with a sweet taste. It is soluble in water and alcohol,

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Dr Samra’s Books

Support the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia with the purchase of Dr George Samra’s books Being a charitable self-funded organisation by fee paying members, the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia is always strapped for money. The publishers of Dr Samra’s books, One Stop Allergies, has offered to donate any profits made from the sale of

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Allergies: The Food and Disease Paradigm

By Dr George Samra, MB, BS (Sydney), FACNEM From Chapter 17 of Dr George Samra’s book “The New Hypoglycemic Connection” SUMMARY: The notion that food and disease have an intimate relationship is nothing new to traditional Chinese medicine. The food and disease paradigm is a new way of thinking about chronic illness. There appears to

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