As thyroid dysfunction continues to rise, so too does the number of patients presenting with partial or complete removal of the thyroid gland - how do we support this naturopathically?
Research continues to draw links between a healthy gut flora, overall health and the role diet and environment have to play in influencing gut flora diversity and numbers.1
Partially hydrolysed guar gum (PHGG) is a prebiotic fibre that has been shown to enhance bifidobacterium and lactobacilli species as well as short chain fatty acids in the colon.
Many Australian children are not meeting the current recommendations for various nutrients fundamental for their growth and development.
Medium chain triglycerides, more commonly known as MCTs, first made their way onto the market as ‘super fats’ in the 1950s, then almost completely disappeared due to emerging health concerns with excessive saturated fat consumption. Recently, MCTs have regained popularity – especially in the form of coconut oil – due to their unique properties that have been repeatedly found to positively influence body composition, general health and athletic performance.