Leaving aside the potential impact of organic farming on the environment and looking at it from a purely nutritional perspective, there are a couple of key points to consider when deciding whether or not to chose organic food. [Read more…]
The thyroid tissue has the highest concentration of selenium in the body. Glutathione peroxidase enzymes are the most abundant antioxidants in the thyroid. These are the protector of our thyroid cells and they are made of selenium and protein. This nutrient is there to protect our thyroid as explained in our previous blog, but it is also helpful when our thyroid is already damaged.
Mushrooms are used medicinally in many cultures. However, science is only now catching up with the ways in which they actually help us. Most research has been carried out on types like Lion’s Mane and Coriolus that we don’t usually eat here. All types of edible mushrooms contain varying degrees of protein and fibre however. They also contain b vitamins and a host of other vitamins and minerals.
Immune related infertility may be one of the underlying culprits behind ‘unexplained infertility’. Having this non-diagnosis is a difficult pill to swallow when you are on a fertility journey. Without a diagnosis, you can’t find a solution. Without having a solution, or even something to work towards, you might feel lost, powerless and somewhat abandoned by medicine. [Read more…]