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Melissa Lee

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Melissa Lee
Melissa is a designer turned nutritionist, who for the past 6 years has been combining the two modalities to create purposeful designs for various health publications and websites. Having initially studied Multimedia Systems Design, she then went on to complete a BHSc in Nutritional Medicine which led to her involvement in the integrative medicine industry and eventually to FX Medicine.

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Stewed apples recipe
Aug 09, 2017

Is this a perfect functional meal for mucosal tolerance? Here is Dr Mark's much requested recipe for Stewed Healing Apples, as originally published by Michael Ash.

Cranberry, pomegranate, probiotics effective against E. coli in bladder infections
May 05, 2017

Around one in two women and one in 20 men will suffer a UTI in their lifetime, making UTIs one of the most common bacterial infections worldwide. In this infographic we explore natural interventions that directly treat the infection while also promoting the immune response, restoring the urinary tract ecology and improving the pH to reduce the risk of recurrence. 

Omega 3 fatty acids and phospholipids for brain function
Apr 06, 2017

Like fish oil, krill oil contains high levels of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA, however they are presented in different structural forms. In this infographic we review the benefits of krill oil for cognition, behaviour and mood based on its unique chemistry and recent research.

ferrous bisglycinate
Mar 03, 2017

Iron deficiency is the most common type of nutritional deficiency in the world. In this infographic we review the absorption of different types of iron and its utilisation throughout the body. 

Feb 23, 2017

Depression is more than just a bout of the blues. While we all feel sad and low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely and persistently for long periods of time (weeks, months or even years). Depression is not something that people can just "snap out of" – it is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.

baby immune system probiotics microbiome
Dec 04, 2016

In this infographic we explore the intimate relationship between the developing microbiota of the infant gut and immune health and maturation.

Nov 07, 2016

Autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) include Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and are the most common form of thyroid dysfunction.

Hayfever, eczema, dermatitis, histamine, itchy, immunity
Oct 03, 2016

In this infographic, we take a closer look at herbal and nutritional ways to inhibit the allergic response and nip seasonal allergies in the bud.