B Vitamins and Our Gut

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a vitamin? It’s something that is required from an external source as the body cannot make it. So this must come from food and supplements, right? Yes and no. Mammals (that’s us) cannot make B vitamins on our own, hence they are classified as vitamins. So where do they come from? Meats, plants, …

Vitamin D – the sunshine vitamin

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Nutrient Spotlight

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be obtained from the sun and can physiologically brighten your day by affecting mood and neurological function – this is why we call it “D-Vine Sunshine”. It is well known for its benefit for bone health with osteoporosis, but research indicates that it has the potential to benefit many …

Foundations For Health – Part 2

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Foundations For Health

Welcome back! If you haven’t read it yet, take a look at the first blog in this series HERE, where I begin to highlight something I feel is arguably of the utmost importance. Recap: Macronutrients are what the body needs in larger amounts. This includes proteins, fats and carbohydrates. This also includes water, though it is not always seen as …

Magic Magnesium – the secret of how it works!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

Magnesium is required in many functions in the human body. In fact it’s known as the “Master Relaxer” because of its calming effects on multiple systems in the body. Magnesium relaxes our nervous systems, cardiovascular systems, muscles and bowels. In addition to this calming effect, it is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in our bodies and thus there is …