Are Your Gut Bugs Making You Fat?

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Recent studies tell us that your gut bugs don’t just lie there, passively living off whatever food you eat, but actually influence your food choices so they get the food they want! It sounds like science fiction doesn’t it?! So how do these little bugs influence us? 3 Ways Your Gut Microbiome Influence Your Food…

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Does eating salt affect how you think? The astonishing relationship between your friendly bacteria and your brain

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It makes sense that our diet can affect our body, but how on earth can eating salt affect your thoughts? It turns out that there is a connection between the gut and the brain (called the gut-brain connection) and when you eat too much salt the immune system in the gut sends signals to the…

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One Way to Improve Your Anxiety Right Now

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You have an amazing 100 trillion friendly bacteria (called the microbiome) living in your gut which protect you from digestive problems, but research suggests that these bacteria can also affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. In fact, we now know that anxiety and gut health are closely related and if some of your friendly bacteria…

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New Mums May Be Suffering Unnecessarily

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Many things are dismissed as being ‘normal for a new mum’, and so mums can suffer unnecessarily. Advertising can make many mums feel that they should be permanently happy, like the photos of new parents and smiling babies that we see all the time, but, of course, life isn’t always sunny. However, it isn’t as…

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