Welcome to the Natura Foundation website

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Metareview: the Palaeolithic diet improves metabolic syndrome

No cereals, milk or convenience foods – for many people, the Palaeolithic diet is a shock at first. Nevertheless, it is one of our strongest weapons in the fight against metabolic syndrome. That was revealed by a metareview in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .   Our present-day diet doesn’t suit us. Along with a lack of exercise, it is a major cause of metabolic syndrome: the combination of obesity, increased cholesterol, high triglyceride levels, high...

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Leo Pruimboom’s research into Coeliac disease

According to BioMed Central, a scientific article about Coeliac disease by Dr Leo Pruimboom in 2016 has been found to be one of the most widely shared articles from the professional journal Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition . We would like to draw your attention again to this interesting article.   Coeliac disease not always evident Gluten-containing cereals are a main staple food present in the human diet, including wheat, barley and rye. Gluten intake is not...

Monday 12 June 2017

Magnesium supplementation prevents bone fractures

Research at the Universities of Bristol (UK) and East Finland has revealed that magnesium supplementation can prevent bone fractures in the elderly. The research also shows that simply eating more food containing high levels of magnesium isn’t sufficient.   It was already known that calcium and vitamin D play an important role in bone health, but until then no research had been performed into the effect of specifically magnesium on bone fractures. Bone fractures are the...

Sunday 4 June 2017

Underactive Thyroid Protocol

The underactive thyroid is a problem which receives too little attention within the healthcare sector. Nevertheless, the WHO states that approximately one third of the global population suffers from an iodine deficiency and therefore has thyroid-related problems. And that isn’t only in countries with low levels of iodine in the soil.   Globally, an iodine deficiency is the main cause of primary hypothyroidism – an underactive thyroid and, depending on the age,...