Tag: fibre

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So what do the good bugs in your gut like to eat?

June 18, 2019

We know that diversity is one key parameter of a healthy microbiome. Simply having a large variety of bacterial species is beneficial to overall health. And studies done by Professor Rob Knight show that the number of different types of plant food you eat will increase your microbiome diversity. In order to grow beneficial and diverse bacteria the right types of foods need to be consumed. These foods are often called ‘prebiotics’. Prebiotics have long been recognised as a valuable source....

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Keeping it Regular

July 26, 2018

Constipation is a problem that can affect all of us from time to time but it does undermine our good health and vitality if it becomes a chronic thing. Constipation describes a condition of the digestive system in which there are hard, dry stools that are difficult and/or painful to eliminate. Constipation is not a disease but merely a symptom of another causative factor, for example dehydration or lack of exercise. Bowel Health is Essential for Good Health and Vitality The problem with h....

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Keep it Regular

April 13, 2015

Constipation is a problem that can affect all of us from time to time but it does undermine our good health and vitality if it becomes a chronic thing. Constipation describes a condition of the digestive system in which there are hard, dry stools that are difficult and/or painful to eliminate. Constipation is not a disease but merely a symptom of another causative factor, for example dehydration or lack of exercise. Bowel Health Is Essential For Good Health And Vitality The problem with hav....

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