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

Diarrhoea – What you need to know

There are two types of diarrhoea: Acute and chronic Acute diarrhoea is generally from food poisoning or other infectious agent like a virus, bacteria or parasite. This sort of diarrhoea is self limiting. It's the body's way to get rid of something that it's not happy with. Most times, it’s best to let this diarrhoea run its course. Chronic diarrhoea is a common sign [...]

Diarrhoea – What you need to know2020-08-04T13:16:46+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

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

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 [...]

Digestion – What is it and why should we care?2020-08-04T16:14:12+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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