An Introduction to GORD & Acid Reflux Treatment Acid reflux, a common gastrointestinal issue that clients come to me for, affects millions globally. Characterised by the uncomfortable sensation of stomach contents flowing back into the oesophagus, it not only causes discomfort but can also lead to more severe conditions like […]
How to Get 35g of Fibre a Day The importance of dietary fibre is often overshadowed by the glamorous world of superfoods and supplements. However, incorporating an adequate amount of fibre into our daily diet has many benefits, from supporting our digestive health to aiding weight loss. In this post,
Mastering Metabolic Health Every day, we engage in a silent dance with our bodies that impacts our energy, mood, body weight, and overall wellness. This dance, in large part, is orchestrated by our metabolism, an intricate network of processes that convert food into fuel and manage its use throughout the
What disrupts the gut microbiome? The microbiome, the intricate ecosystem of trillions of microorganisms living in and on our bodies, plays a fundamental role in our overall health. These microbes aid in everything from digestion and nutrient absorption to immunity and mental health. However, this delicate balance can be disrupted
Good Gut Health and Weight Loss Transforming Your Body Through Optimising Your Microbiome The gut, often referred to as our “second brain,” plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. In recent years, the relationship between good gut health and weight loss has been a topic of extensive research. In
Understanding SIBO: Causes, Symptoms, and Natural Treatment Options Introduction to SIBO SIBO, or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, is a gastrointestinal disorder characterised by an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. Under normal circumstances, the small intestine contains a relatively few bacteria compared to the large intestine. However, when the
The GI-Map is a functional medicine test designed to detect microbes that may be disturbing normal microbial balance or contributing to illness as well as indicators of digestion, absorption, inflammation, and immune function. At times, as a Nutritionist, I look at this test as a means to identify underlying causes of your presenting health issue.
Well, this is the last blog for year and what a way to end it – CONSTIPATION! Last month we talked about what it actually means to be constipated difficulty emptying bowels and/or not having bowel movements daily. tests that can be done to find the underlying cause of constipation
This month we’ll be talking about constipation. I’ll talk about the root causes, what tests you can do to find the constipation causes when the usual culprits are not at play. Then next month I’ll give you a guide as to other strategies that can help to ease constipation symptoms.