Last week we heard from our Senior Nutritionist Ciara Wright PhD about how the immune system affects your fertility. And now she’s talking about your gut and its connection into this unexpected triad.
Your immune system is an incredibly complex army that protects us from everyday onslaughts of bacteria, viruses and general dirt and grime all day long. However, we know that sometimes it can get a bit out of control.
The thyroid is a small gland that lies across your windpipe at the front of your neck. It produces two hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These two hormones essentially control the metabolic rate of all cells throughout the body.