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Gut health has a huge impact on the health of the skin, and clincial evidence supports that skin dysfunction is likely indicative (at least in part) of dysfunction deeper in the gastrointestinal tract.
A meta-analysis published in 2012 of 13 epidemiological studies found that a high intake of cruciferous vegetables was linked with a 15% reduction in breast cancer risk. Like most vegetables, crucifers are a great source of fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, however one member, the humble broccoli, appears to have additional benefits.
Alcohol is a large part of Australian culture and, for the most part, many of us don't give our habitual intake any thought. But given the health risks associated with its consumption, it is worth considering how often and how much we drink, and what we can do to reduce its impact on our health.
Understanding the connection between microbiota, zonulin, coeliac disease and autoimmunity.
Loading up on Vitamin C is a common approach to colds and flus. Here, Naturopath Amie Skilton shares her advice on navigating the humble "Vitamin C Flush".