Iron is an important mineral that plays various roles within our bodies and is present in every single cell. The common condition of anaemia is often thought to arise from deficient iron levels.
Vitamin D is often referred to as 'the sunshine vitamin', and rightly so. As long as you are getting 10 to 15 minutes of direct sunshine each day, chances are that you are already getting enough of this important nutrient.
Iodine deficiency has been labelled by the World Health Organisation as "the world’s most prevalent, yet easily preventable, cause of brain damage". Recent initiatives have done much to irradicate this damaging deficiency from third world countries through iodizing salt.
Copper plays an essential role in numerous functions throughout the body, including production of haemoglobin and collagen. Eating the right foods can ensure that you do not develop a deficiency.
Magnesium plays a vital role in the proper functioning of every organ in the body and is involved in over 300 chemical processes.
Vitamins and minerals play an essential role in the body's ability to function properly. Some of these are made within the body, but others have to be sourced in our food.
here is a list of some of the most common forms of sweetener and their potential impacts on your health.
Continuing on the theme of the thyroid, this blog discusses the link between your gut and two of the most common autoimmune thyroid disfunctions: Hashimoto's and Graves disease.
Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal and it certainly is a fantastic opportunity to stock up your body with the nutrients it needs to stay energised throughout the day.
thyroid problems are becoming increasingly common and, worryingly, in a significant percentage of the population an underactive thyroid is remaining undiagnosed.