Current data suggests dietary factors hold significant effects on both the innate and the adaptive immune system. While salt appears to promote inflammation in various mechanisms, it seems that consumption of curcumin and spicy food may attenuate immune hyperactivity.
With its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that have demonstrated benefit for complex autoimmune conditions, Black Cumin is an ideal choice for Hashimoto's.
The key herbs and nutrients supported by evidence for the PCOS patient. Between 12-21% of women of child-bearing age are affected by polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This complex condition is multifactorial in nature, different for each affected person and thus requires individualised approaches for each woman.
Often, kidney stone sufferers are told what to avoid.. but are they being screened for simple nutrient deficiencies - and which are the most important?
Copper is a trace element involved in a wide range of biological processes vital to sustain life. Yet – as with many other metal ions – it is toxic when present in excessive quantities, especially for those with copper-sensitive disorders such as Wilson’s disease.