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A natural solution for Migraine relief

Migraine headaches are related to abnormal changes in the blood flow and metabolism in the brain, the pain of migraine headaches results from sensory responses distinct from brain tissue because the brain itself is lacking in sensation.
Studies have shown a combination of Riboflavin, 400mg Coq10 150mg  and Magnesium 600mg have helped in the improvement of migraine symptoms.
 
Riboflavin B2 
A deficiency in mitochondrial energy metabolism may play a role in migraine pathology, Riboflavin or B2 an Important B vitamin, decreases migraine symptoms by increasing mitochondrial energy metabolism to the brain without changing neuronal excitability. Riboflavin may also provide protection from oxidative toxicity in the brain. Dietary sources of Riboflavin include Eggs, Asparagus, Artichokes and Avocado.

Ms Salma S Khan – Nutrition Consultant and Health Writer

Background
Ms Salma S. Khan, Nutrition Consultant & Health Writer is a highly qualified Health Practitioner – she advises clients on a broad range of nutritional issues, and specialises in all matters related to nutrition. Salma incorporates Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques within each consultation in order to motivate clients to reach their nutritional goals. All clients are provided with unique bespoke nutritional plans devised to suit their individual needs. 

Salma is originally from a Biomedical Sciences background (specialising in Clinical Chemistry). She has worked in various laboratories to gain first-hand experience of nutritional testing. Her intense passion for nutrition led her on a journey to study the subject in great depth. 

As well as consulting with clients, Salma is a keen writer and public speaker – she has contributed nutrition related articles to the media including the Daily Mail online, as well as contributing to radio shows.

Salma has also worked for a premium supplement and health food company based in Surrey where she has formulated new health products. In addition, Salma has been a guest speaker at a top health retreat in Gozo, Malta. She is currently in the process of planning a series of health retreats. Besides this, Salma voluntarily works for a global charitable organization where she is involved in the ongoing development of the nutrition department at a hospital based in Latin America.

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Ananda SuperFoods – Ayurveda superfoods and energy bars

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Ayurveda – the science of life

Ayurveda has it’s origins in India. The three qualities of Vata, Pitta and Kapha (known as doshas), are all around and within us: in our minds and bodies, in nature, in the seasons and in the foods we eat.

Vata corresponds to space and air and is found within all forms of Movement.

Pitta corresponds to fire and water and is found within all forms of Transformation.

Kapha corresponds to water and earth and is found within all forms of Structure.

We all have an innate natural balance of these three qualities. Most of us are a combination of two of these types, e.g. Vata/Pitta; which means a person is mostly Vata with Pitta as secondary. To help us all see how these may apply to us, here are some descriptions of each type that you should be able to relate to:

For predominantly Vata types, do you:

• need to eat smaller quantities a little more frequently? • forget things often? • worry? • often have lighter sleep? • sometimes try to do too many things in a day? • find you are naturally thin and have a high metabolic rate? • often find your hands and feet are cold? • like sweet, sour and salty things?

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