Tag: gut health

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The Top 6 Nutrients for Gut Cleanse & Repair

February 5, 2019

Gut and digestive complaints are a common health issue we see in-store and in our Naturopathic clinics daily. And this means it is a widespread health problem for many in our community. Whilst many have resigned to the fact that their symptoms are just a part of life, a simple gut cleanse and repair including simple lifestyle and dietary changes can be the difference between living with compromising symptoms or living a life symptom-free, with optimum health, energy and vitality. So if you a....

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What Do Your Eyes Reveal About You?

June 25, 2018

Your eyes may reveal much more about your health than you ever expected. Iridologists see the eyes as “windows” into the body’s state of health. They look at the patterns and markings of the iris and examine its nerve fibres looking for any change in colour or shape that might reflect the health of any one part of the body. This mapping of the iris can be a great tool to help identify a person’s susceptibility to certain illnesses, reflect past medical problems or predict future ....

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Foods that Enhance your Microbiome

March 20, 2018

In as little as twenty four hours, the food you eat can be changing your resident gut microbiota. We have already discussed that diversity is one key parameter of a healthy microbiome in a previous post. 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. Another key parameter of a healthy microbiome is whether it is....

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A Gut Feeling – How the State of your Gut Affects how you Feel

March 7, 2018

An exciting and rapidly emerging field of neuroscientific research suggests that our gut microbiota  has an influence on our mood. Whilst this research is not new, studies dating back to the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries  show a link between the gut and emotional health,  the ability of the gut microbiota and the brain to communicate in balancing human health, is at the forefront of modern research. This research shows that there is a strong bio-directional relationship betwe....

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Announcing our 2018 “Gut-Instinct” Seminar Series

February 20, 2018

The Gut and microbiome Is certainly a hot topic in both the medical world, the naturopathic world and the media as hundreds of millions of dollars is being forwarded to research  in how the state of our microbiome affects our health or in many cases, ill-health. And for good reason… the future is exciting for both the prevention and treatment of innumerable health conditions as Science finally recognises a connection between chronic disease and gut dysbiosis, which supports the core ph....

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A Gut Feeling

November 2, 2016

Emerging research is increasingly highlighting the significance of the role of our gut and its influence on our mental health, our immunity, our weight, our metabolism and on disease prevention and treatment. The human microbiome is the collection of microorganisms or bacteria (known as microbiota) that ordinarily exist in and on the surfaces of the human body. The majority of our microbiota however, reside within the gastrointestinal tract and make up approximately two kilograms of body weight.....

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