Research indicates Vitamin D deficiency leaves athletes at higher risk of upper respiratory illness.
Scientists have acknowledged a relationship and communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain for over 100 years. Current research shows natural microbes inhabiting the gut seem to play an integral part in controlling the permeability of the blood brain barrier.
Serum levels of vitamin B12 play an important role in cognitive and mental health. Observational studies have found as many as 30% of patients hospitalised for depression to be deficient in vitamin B12.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurs in approximately 90% of women of reproductive age, of which about 10% are diagnosed with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS.
Exploring the results of evidence using zinc in bronchiectasis, HIV and recurrent spontaneous abortion assoicated with anti-paternal cytotoxic antibodies.
Evidence shows that the incidence of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity continues to rise with widespread reporting that removing it from the diet improves a multitude of conditions.
Particularly prevalent in developing nations where micro nutrient deficiency affects many, malaria is a leading cause of death amongst the young, responsible for at least 1 million deaths annually.