Not Sleeping? Could your gut be the cause?

We all know that gut bacteria influences our digestive system but did you know it can also have implications on our sleep? Not sleeping impacts not only our mood but it influences how our body uses the food we eat. You thought it was as simple as getting into bed and going to sleep, didn’t you? Sleep is a critical factor to maintain our [...]

Not Sleeping? Could your gut be the cause?2020-08-04T15:25:05+10:00

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 Diet2020-08-04T15:28:48+10:00

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 [...]

SIBO- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth2020-08-04T15:35:02+10:00

Constipated?

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 [...]

Constipated?2020-08-04T15:48:39+10:00

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?2020-08-04T15:58:32+10:00

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 [...]

Is Your Gut Leaking?2020-08-04T16:06:31+10:00

The 10 Best Foods for Great Gut Health

Gut Health is the key to a happy, healthy, illness free life. The gut microflora or bacteria as it is often called is a well tuned environment. Too much bad bacteria can cause an upset of the gut’s flora and gives rise to opportunistic pathogens, bacteria and viruses which are ingested with food and dealt with by the body’s immune system which is mostly [...]

The 10 Best Foods for Great Gut Health2020-08-04T16:27:21+10:00

5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

As human beings we are made up of 100 trillion bacteria. Yep that’s right you heard me correctly. 100 trillion! These bacteria control many aspects of our health. Probably many more than we realize. The bacteria in our guts helps us to digest our foods, regulate our hormones , synthesise vitamins and minerals, maintain the integrity of our gut wall , excrete toxins, provides [...]

5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health2020-08-04T16:36:58+10:00
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