The 5 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to fixing their gut health

1.  Not following a consistent treatment plan I get it, you have been feeling bad and you’ve been researching gut health on the internet. You are following lots of gurus and are in lots of gut health groups on Facebook. This can be both good and bad. In groups people tend to talk about what worked for them. So you start moving from one [...]

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to fixing their gut health2020-08-04T12:56:21+10:00

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

Bloated?

Now that Christmas is over I guess you are wondering if your bloating is from overeating or that there is something else going on. There are many factors that can cause us to be bloated . The trick is to find which one it is. This can be where the real challenge is. Some of the factors that cause us to be bloated are: [...]

Bloated?2020-08-04T13:00:46+10:00

How seeing a digestive naturopath has improved my quality of life.

"What seems like many moons ago now, I was lucky enough to go on the trip of a lifetime. Six weeks travelling around Europe. Overall, it was an incredible experience. Unfortunately, very early on in the trip, my parents and I got a very bad bout of food poisoning in Athens, Greece. After a few very long days, we felt better and continued enjoying [...]

How seeing a digestive naturopath has improved my quality of life.2020-07-31T19:46:40+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

Butter Chicken

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large leek, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pinch or more of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2  teaspoon mild paprika 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon ground ginger 3 tablespoons tomato paste 800g – 1 kg chicken thigh fillets, cut into cubes [...]

Butter Chicken2020-08-04T13:15:06+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

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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