Here is a selection of articles that David has written for a range of clients. Hope that you find them enjoyable to read and you learn something new. They are released under creative commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (BY-NC-SA)
Lecithin and blocked ducts
While teaching about the biochemistry of breast milk at Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) a question came up about lecithin and blocked ducts. Being unable to answer it on the spot I researched the question once returning home. This is the document which seeks to answer their question.
Garcinia Mangostana literature review
An independent review requested by a distributor of Mangosteen. Mangosteen major ingredient is Garcinia Mangostana
This is an article requested from the Dairy Exporter. The Dairy Exporter is a industry magazine read by 20 000 people, including many farmers.
Personalized Nutrition Assessment
This document was created upon request regarding ways to minimize risk of stomach issues, from a nutrition point of view, when traveling overseas.
Water testing review
This document was commissioned to understand how a water testing video was created, and how it could be reproduced.
Meningococcal B vaccination literature review
The vaccination debate is highly emotional charged. Both sides use fear, guilt and manipulation to drive home their point. Robust and impartial debate on this is issue is virtually unknown. This letter to an editor of a prominent NZ children magazine was prompted by a full page advert that I thought was unhelpful. The topic was the Meningococcal B vaccine. Unfortunately, but not unexpected, this letter was never published.
Water quaility issues in NZ
NZ water is typically free from contagious water born diseases that haunt emerging nations. However it cannot be said that NZ'er has high water quaility. This document reviews how healthy NZ drinking water really is.