Eleise Britt, MSc Nutrition

Digestive Enzyme Supplements: Splitting Fact From Fiction

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[Last updated 4th June, 2018]

Some lack the enzymes required to digest specific foods.

This can cause a range of digestive issues including gas, bloating, and diarrhea.

Digestive enzyme supplements may remedy this, but it depends on what food intolerance is the problem.

This article is a sales-free look at the effectiveness of digestive enzyme supplements, based on the latest scientific evidence.[Discover More…]

Is Low Carb Bad For Hypothyroidism?

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[Last updated 9th January, 2019]

Hypothyroidism is becoming increasingly more common in Western countries.

One of the main symptoms of this hormone disorder is a slower metabolism and gradual weight gain.

Low carb and ketogenic diets have emerged as popular approaches to weight loss, at least in otherwise healthy individuals. But there is some controversy over the safety of these eating patterns for hypothyroidism.

This article reviews the scientific evidence available.[Discover More…]