Fertility issues are on the increase and one in every five or six Irish couples now struggle to conceive. This is down to many different factors, but the good news is that nutrition can have a positive impact on both male and female fertility, whether trying to conceive naturally or via IVF. Read on or watch Heather explain more on Virgin Media Weekend AM.
Beat the bloat this summer and optimise your digestion
Many of us have plans to get away over the next couple of months, whether at home or away. But for those with sensitive digestion, being out of a regular routine while on holidays can cause digestive havoc. Read on for some tips on relaxing the routine while away without wreaking havoc on digestion.
Should I go gluten free?
The number of people avoiding gluten and wheat has hugely increased in recent years, with 1 in 5 of us now regularly buying gluten free products. As demand rises, so does the availability of all sorts of gluten free products, from bread to jellies and everything in between. But is it really better to avoid wheat and gluten or is this just a passing fad? [Read more…]
Vitamin D and selenium for autoimmune thyroiditis
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (also known as autoimmune thyroiditis) is an autoimmune inflammatory condition where the body produces antibodies that attack its own thyroid gland. It can often be associated with the presence of other autoimmune diseases like coealic for example. Read on to see how Vitamin D may be a key player in it’s management.
Dietary supplements and SARS-CoV-2 infection
A recent study investigated whether there was a link between supplement usage and a reduced risk of contracting COVID-19. Good news! Being proactive about your health and nutrition reduces your risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2. [Read more…]
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