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.2022-03-14T21:03:48+11:00

Gastro-Oespohageal Reflux Disease(GORD)

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or as it’s more commonly known heartburn/reflux. Its a condition which develops when the contents of your stomach make their way back into your oesophagus. You will know if this happens as you get a burning sensation behind your breastbone. It causes a burning sensation, pain and regurgitation. There is a sphincter between the oesophagus and your stomach called the lower [...]

Gastro-Oespohageal Reflux Disease(GORD)2022-03-14T21:05:07+11:00

Top 10 Probiotic Foods- You Should Be Eating

Probiotic comes from the Greek words ‘promoting life’ and that is exactly how they work for our bacteria. We have more bacterial cells than human cells so it makes sense we need to supplement. There are hundreds of different types of bacteria living in our guts. Our mission is to keep all those strains balanced and happy. Probiotics and eating probiotics foods can help us [...]

Top 10 Probiotic Foods- You Should Be Eating2022-03-14T21:14:31+11:00

Gut Loving Diet

Have you ever wondered about the bacteria in your gut and what foods it takes to make them happy? This is what I call the Gut Loving Diet. These foods feed your good bacteria and starve out the bad bacteria. They are whole foods, not too expensive, readily available. You also don’t have to be a Cordon Bleu Chef to be able to whip [...]

Gut Loving Diet2022-03-14T21:16:17+11:00

SIBO- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Could This Be The Cause Of All Your Digestive Issues? Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO for short. SIBO is essentially bacteria from the large intestine that have moved into the small intestines in great numbers and cause issues because they are not supposed to be there. It stops the small intestine from being able to absorb the nutrients and causes them to ferment and [...]

SIBO- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth2022-03-14T21:18:12+11:00


Anyone who knows me knows I love to talk about poo. Its size, its shape, its smell everything about poo there are no limits (much to my teenage children’s disgust).Your poo can tell an awful lot about what is happening in your body and with your health.If a lot more people looked back into the bowl after they have a poo we could really cut [...]


Do You Have Stress?

When you get nervous or stressed do you get butterflies in your stomach? Does your mouth becomes dry or if you have a very important decision to make do your bowels get looser ? Do you get digestion problems? This shows us how important the link is between our gut and our brain.  The gut –brain connection is controlled by the enteric nervous system.  This nervous system [...]

Do You Have Stress?2022-03-14T21:21:52+11:00

Is Your Gut Leaking?

I am sure by now you have heard of the term ‘Leaky Gut’. What is it I hear you ask? Well leaky gut is really a nickname for the more medical term of Intestinal Permeability. It is not really a disease but it does produces signs and symptoms within your body and can lead to more serious illnesses. Leaky gut has been associated with a [...]

Is Your Gut Leaking?2022-03-14T21:23:01+11:00

Do You Have Good Digestion?

I love when people come to me and I ask them my series of questions and then I get to the questions about their digestive health and they say my digestion is fine! Wow I think how is that possible you have all these chronic health problems.  Once we dig a bit deeper we get to the nitty gritty and discover signs and symptoms [...]

Do You Have Good Digestion?2022-03-14T21:23:24+11:00

Digestion – What is it and why should we care?

Digestion is something we really take for granted until something goes wrong! The dictionary defines digestion as the process of digesting food and a person’s capacity to digest food. We really should care about our digestion as it is the difference between poor health and great health. Digestion starts in the mouth and ends with excretion out of the anus (I know gross!). There are [...]

Digestion – What is it and why should we care?2022-03-14T21:23:59+11:00
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