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How do I balance my gut flora?

Do I have dysbiosis? Dysbiosis refers to a microbial imbalance on or within the body; in other words, an imbalance of good versus bad bacteria. It most often occurs in the digestive tract (leading to unpleasant symptoms, such as bloating, excessive wind, IBS symptoms...

Poor digestion and bad breath

Everyone's had bad breath at some time in their lives, particularly first thing in the morning. But when it becomes a chronic problem, it can cause embarrassment and have a negative impact on your quality of life. For instance, in terms of work interactions and...

Do I have a weak immune system?

In this new world that we find ourselves, it goes without saying that it is more important than ever to support our immune systems in any way we can, and to take active steps to stay healthy. While we must all, of course, take the very necessary precautions of wearing...
Brain food

Brain food

Do you have brain fog? Listen to the hype about certain "superfoods" and you'll hear claims that they can support everything from cognitive function and psychological function, to enhanced memory and focus. But what are these foods and do they really do what is...

Probiotics benefits

Probiotics benefits

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms (often bacteria) that are thought to have a positive effect on the health of the host organism (i.e. our bodies) and, in particular, digestive tract health. They are more commonly referred to as "friendly...

Do I have IBS?

Do I have IBS?

Do I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal problem, which leads to unusual sensitivity and muscle activity. It is very common, afflicts mainly women and tends to develop ebfore the age of 35. It is also often...

Protein benefits

Protein benefits

What is protein? Protein is a word that is frequently used on television, in advertising and on packaging and so most people are familiar with it. However, you might be surprised at just how few people actually know what protein is, how it is used by the body and how...

How to eat a balanced diet

How to eat a balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? Everyone always talks about "eating a balanced diet", but have you ever wondered what that actually means? Firstly, it is important to note that a balanced diet is essential for general health and well-being, as well as for maintaining a...

Carbohydrates and weight loss

Carbohydrates and weight loss

Cut down on carbs to lose weight faster You should eat fewer carbohydrates if you want to lose weight quickly. Having said that, there is no need to cut out carbohydrates entirely if you are trying to lose weight and, in fact, that would not be a healthy step....

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