The coconut palm tree, fruit and oil (Cocus nucifera) have a long history of use in Malaysia, India, the South Pacific and the Philippines for many religious, dietary and medicinal purposes.[1,2] The multifaceted application of coconut by traditional paradigms has also been observed in recent years with a resurgence in the popularity of coconut oil, particularly for dietary and medicinal purposes.[1,3,4]
Research increasingly implicates a link between the significant array of exogenous chemicals humans are continually exposed to, and many suboptimal health and chronic disease states experienced by the population.
Steroid hormone allergy is where exposure to exogenous or endogenous steroid hormones triggers an immune response and subsequent...
The health status of the female reproductive cycle is a reflection of both local and systemic health. The wide range of signs, symptoms and disorders that can occur as a result of an imbalanced cycle can present as ...
Did you know your gastrointestinal bacteria can influence your oestrogen metabolism? This area of research is known as the estrobolome.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent disorder, affecting 15-20% of reproductive-aged women.[1,2] Its clinical presentation is a heterogeneous mix of physical, hormonal, metabolic and psychological signs and symptoms that can vary significantly both between, and within, individuals over a lifetime.
Over recent years, evidence suggests there is a subset of ASD individuals with concomitant mitochondrial dysfunction, which may contribute to ASD onset, progression or severity.
Manipulating dietary macronutrient ratios to maximise athletic performance is an evolving topic of research in sports nutrition. One area of increasing interest in recent years is the effect of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet in endurance sports.