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.Read More
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 going daily. tests that can be done to find the underlying cause of constipation – when increasing fibre, water, and exercising […]Read More
This month we’ll be talking about constipation. I’ll talk about the causes, what tests you can do to resolve this problem when the usual culprits are not at play. Then next month I’ll give you a guide as to how to prevent constipation and, to resolve this uncomfortable situation. As well as, what you should […]Read More
I’m sure that this month you’re curious to know a little more about pre & probiotics, now that you know that they help to maintain your happy and healthy gut. Remember that probiotics are live bacteria that live in your intestinal system. Keeping your immune system balanced, working well and, therefore, your health in tip-top […]Read More
I’m sure that you’ve all heard about pre and probiotics at some point in your life. And I’m also sure that you’re all wondering “what does this all mean for my gut?” and, “What is the difference between the two?” Well, in this month’s post I’ll be telling you all about them. Then I’ll follow it […]Read More
Last month we looked at what histamine intolerance is. Put simply, it’s when your body is flooded with histamine. This is something that has been happening over time – it didn’t happen overnight. Then, you eat something that is really high in histamine, you are under extreme stress or you’re just under the weather. This […]Read More
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at histamine. What it is, how it affects you, and what you can do to manage it naturally. Let’s begin by looking at the difference between an intolerance and an allergic reaction. An allergic reaction is when the body naturally responds to an external […]Read More
What is EBV? Epstein Barr is one of the herpes viruses (HHV-4) and one of the most common viruses on earth. Most initial infections, known as glandular fever (or mononucleosis depending where you are in the world), are asymptomatic in the developed world. 30-50% of immune competent adolescents will display symptoms though. It’s the second […]Read More
Struggling to squeeze in enough time to prepare and eat a healthy breakfast every day? No fear, this healthy overnight oats recipe is an ideal solution you can prepare the day before! Nutritious, delicious and ready in minutes, this is the perfect breakfast for those with busy schedules and can be eaten at home or […]Read More
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