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.
Exploring the association between thyroid hormones, multiple sclerosis and remyelination.
In recent years, the understanding of how the vaginal microbiome impacts health has expanded. The bacterial inhabitants of the vagina not only influence the direct local environment protecting it from infection, ranging from candida, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and sexually transmitted infection acquisition, it also impacts fertility, birth outcomes and possibly the success of IVF. Understanding of the vaginal microbiome environment offers insights into manipulation that have the propensity to change the clinical approach to female health.
Natural therapists often incorporate internal probiotic supplementation into the eczema regime, respecting the gut-skin axis, but what is commonly overlooked is the impact the microbiome residing on the skin’s surface has on eczema development and progression.