THREE Benefits of Fibre

Benefits of Fibre: Feeds the healthy gut flora. Building a healthy microbiome. Prebiotics. Binds toxins in gut and helps carry them out of the body. Without enough fibre, toxins are reabsorbed. Sponges up toxins in the digestive tract. Helps to improve bowel movements. Roughage [...]

THREE Benefits of Fibre 2018-09-23T04:27:38+00:00

How Do People Get FUNGAL Infections?

Fungal infections are very common. It is important to understand that fungi is a natural, normal part of a healthy gut flora.  The fungi naturally occurs in low levels in the body, but if the body becomes more acidic then this becomes a friendly [...]

How Do People Get FUNGAL Infections? 2018-09-16T19:59:10+00:00

Wheat-free vs Gluten-free

Wheat has a large amount of a protein called “gluten”, but there are other grains that have gluten in smaller amounts such as barley, rye and spelt.  Therefore a “wheat-free” diet excludes the foods with wheat but you can still have other grains that [...]

Wheat-free vs Gluten-free 2018-09-04T03:34:03+00:00

FIVE Tactics to Drink More Water

I have had patients say that they really struggle to drink enough water even though they understand that it’s good for them. Here are some tactics to help you to drink more water: Always have a water bottle (glass or stainless steel) on you. [...]

FIVE Tactics to Drink More Water 2018-08-20T02:36:22+00:00

SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function

Cherries (vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, vitamin B6, magnesium, antioxidant) Cranberries (high vitamin C) Onions and garlic (quercetin, antioxidant) Mushrooms (vitamin D) Nitrate-rich foods (green leafy vegetables, beet juice) – converts to nitric oxide, which dilates blood vessels Herbal: ginger, gotu kola, gingko biloba [...]

SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function 2018-08-13T02:56:37+00:00

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out”

The weight loss concept of “calories in versus calories out” is a greatly oversimplified way of looking at weight loss. There are other factors that greatly affect effective weight loss including: The state of our digestive tract. The state that our digestive tract is [...]

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out” 2018-07-18T03:42:27+00:00

SEVEN Layer Stool Chart

Layer 1: Separate large lumps, like nuts (hard to pass); also know as goat faeces Layer 2: Sausage-shaped, but lumpy Layer 3: Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface Layer 4: Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft Layer 5: Soft [...]

SEVEN Layer Stool Chart 2018-05-29T02:42:59+00:00

NINE Tips to Improve Bone Health

Are you worried about osteoporosis, osteopenia, bone health or broken bones? We need to understand that bones are living substances; they are one of the most active tissues in the body and are continuously breaking down and rebuilding itself. For bone health: Avoid acidic foods: [...]

NINE Tips to Improve Bone Health 2018-04-30T03:52:39+00:00

SEVEN Signs Liver is Out of Balance

If the liver is not functioning at its best then toxins are accumulating in different tissues in the body. DIGESTIVE ISSUES: abdominal bloating GALLBLADDER ISSUES: trouble digesting fatty foods SKIN ISSUES: acne, rosacea, itchy or blotchy skin, liver spots HORMONAL ISSUES: increase abdominal fat, [...]

SEVEN Signs Liver is Out of Balance 2018-03-19T03:59:07+00:00

FIVE Functions of Vitamin D

We live is a society that fears the sun. We hear medical advice saying that sun exposure leads to skin cancer. This has led to a many people wearing sunscreen when they are outdoors, covering up when they are outside in the sun or [...]

FIVE Functions of Vitamin D 2018-03-14T07:16:41+00:00
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