Gluten and AutoImmunity

In the Western world, hypothyroidism is most commonly caused by autoimmune chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. Or Hashimotos. In an autoimmune condition the body mistakenly identifies its own tissues as an invader (or pathogen) and attacks aiming for destruction. With Hashimotos the immune response is aimed at the Thyroid tissue. As the Thyroid cells are destroyed, stored hormone is released into the …

Do you need to cleanse your liver?

Do you need to cleanse your liver after Halloween lollies and Melbourne Cup festivities? It may be time to consider some liver Detox supplements and incorporate some liver cleansing foods into your daily routine. (See below). The liver is the body’s second largest organ. EVERYTHING we eat, breathe, and absorb through our skin is filtered through the liver. Our liver …