Tummy Troubles? What to do starting from scratch

Tummy troubles You have been having some tummy troubles.  Your bowel is not working how it was, you may have constipation or diarrhoea or a mixture of both.  You may have been told you have IBS and you’ll just have to live with that. Some other symptoms you may have are reflux or heartburn, your burping all the time or you have a pain [...]

Tummy Troubles? What to do starting from scratch2020-08-04T12:57:24+10:00

Diverticulitis – the disease of the Modern Western World.

Diver, tickle, what? Diverticulitis is one of the conditions under the umbrella term of ‘diverticular disease’. Diverticulitis is a progression of  diverticulosis. A person who has diverticulosis may not even know that they have it; diverticulosis occurs when the lining of the large intestine herniates, ballooning out, and forms little out pouches or ‘pockets’.  This condition on its own may not be a concern [...]

Diverticulitis – the disease of the Modern Western World.2020-07-31T23:10:45+10:00

Exercise and Gut Health

Exercise and the good gut link. Exercise why you need it besides the usual benefits of lowering your blood pressure, reducing the rate of diabetes Type 2, or trimming down the excess weight; instead looking at the role of exercise on your gut health.  I’ve touched on how exercise can increase the production of butyrate producing bacteria, which can have a positive effect on [...]

Exercise and Gut Health2020-07-31T19:47:56+10:00

Do you have Hashimoto’s Disease?

Hashimoto’s Hashimoto’s or “Under-active Thyroid”, is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune condition. The body’s immune cells attack its own thyroid. This causes inflammation and destruction of the thyroid. This leads to decreased ability to make thyroid hormones, T3 and T4. Current theories suggest that it can be triggered or “switched on”. These triggers include; bacterial or viral infection, genetic mutation, and the impact of aging [...]

Do you have Hashimoto’s Disease?2020-07-31T23:11:54+10:00

Homemade Ginger Ale

So Boxing Day has rolled around. Despite the best of efforts, you’re feeling a little worse for wear. Perhaps it was one too many glasses of bubbly yesterday, or maybe that extra piece of pie with cream pushed you over the edge. We’re all only human. For some of us, Boxing Day is the chance to roll around the house, or maybe chill at [...]

Homemade Ginger Ale2020-07-31T23:13:49+10:00

Healthy food swaps for the silly season

Why do you need healthy food swap ideas? Even with the best laid plans, the silly season often means lots of social gatherings, last minute “quick and dirty” meals out, and a bit of over indulgence. Slipping up on your food choices just once or twice, can undo weeks or months of hard work. Food intolerance, such as gluten and dairy, need to be [...]

Healthy food swaps for the silly season2020-08-04T13:10:32+10:00

Emulsifiers – Are they harming your gut?

Emulsifiers Emulsifiers make your ice cream smooth and silky and your chocolate bars bright, smooth and shiny. They help them stay on the shelf for longer and protect against mould growth. Getting the oil and water part of the ingredients to mix together for stablility is what they do best. One end of the emulsifier is water friendly and the other is fat friendly. [...]

Emulsifiers – Are they harming your gut?2020-08-04T13:47:44+10:00

8 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut

Do you have an unhealthy gut? Unless you have been living under a rock you have heard about gut health and how it impacts your daily life. I see people daily that haven't made the connection to their gut health. 1. Halitosis or bad breath This is more than bad breath. This is coming from the gut region not the mouth. No matter how [...]

8 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut2020-08-04T13:51:28+10:00

What your poo says about your health

Poo its something we all do but unless you are a 7 year old boy you rarely talk about it. It is a terrific indicator of what is happening with your health. Your number two is not only the left overs from the food we have eaten but much much more. You need to get it out of your body as its filled with [...]

What your poo says about your health2020-08-04T13:56:33+10:00

Gallbladder Health: Everything you need to know.

The gallbladder is a pear shaped organ that lies below the liver. It stores and concentrates bile that the liver makes. After eating a meal which contains fat, the liver and gallbladder are stimulated to release bile. Between meals the gallbladder concentrates bile.  The bile emulsifies the fat, cholesterol and fat soluble vitamins and breaks them into microscopic pieces. If your gallbladder is not [...]

Gallbladder Health: Everything you need to know.2020-08-04T14:29:07+10:00
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