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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Wellness Is Easier Than You Think

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The Secret To Wellness The first secret to wellness is that there isn’t just one secret – there are nine and I write about every one of them in my book to make life easy for you! I even link them together so you can see why we need all nine. Are Your Genes Causing…

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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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Which Probiotics Can Help Your IBS?

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The NHS has recently included the use of probiotics as part of tips recommended to help relieve IBS symptoms, but which ones should you choose? Probiotics have many health benefits, and have been shown in many clinical trials to help those with IBS, but it isn’t as simple as taking something like lactobacillus for example,…

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Depression and Anxiety can be Reversed, and it is Easier than you Think

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When I read this article, where people with anxiety and depression feel like a rubbish friend, and can push people away when they really don’t want to, it made me cry. We have all been there to a greater or lesser extent, but there is a way to reverse both anxiety and depression and so…

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Probiotics Improve Brain Function in People with Alzheimer’s Disease

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A clinical trial involving 60 patients with Alzheimer’s disease was undertaken, to assess the effects of probiotic supplementation on cognitive function and metabolic status. The group was divided into two, and the group that were given probiotics received a mixture of Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Bifidobacterium bifidum, and Lactobacillus fermentum for twelve weeks. All of…

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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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SIgA, and How to Reverse Asthma, Eczema, Rhinitis and Allergies

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There is a new buzzword when looking at ways to reverse asthma, eczema, rhinitis (hay-fever) and allergies; and that is SIgA. It sounds very complicated, but essentially SIgA is secreted (that is the ‘S’ bit) by mucous in your intestines, and it binds to allergens and toxins so that the rest of the immune system…

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Treating the root-cause – probiotics reversing OCD, anxiety and depression

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It may be hard to believe that the bacteria in our gut can impact our mental health, but the results of hundreds of recent studies show that probiotics have the potential to positively impact brain function, improve mood, treat depression and anxiety, and reduce stress. The way that the gut bacteria treat the root-cause of…

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