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Healthy Blood Glucose Balance

Blood sugar, or blood glucose, is a type of sugar found in the bloodstream. Blood glucose is vital to the healthy working of almost all the cells in our body to supply them with energy. Blood sugar levels change over the course of the day, with the biggest factor controlling that, being the food we […]

Peppermint Oil As Treatment

Peppermint oil has been used for centuries as a medicinal treatment for all types of conditions including headaches, menstrual cramps, arthritis and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). It is that last point of IBS where there has been a lot of research interest to see how effective peppermint oil can be in treating the discomfort of […]

Maintain Good Gut Health

You are what you eat. And when it comes to your gut health, what you eat has a big impact on keeping you and your gut in good shape. When your gut isn’t healthy, it can affect your mental health, mood, body weight, and a number of digestive disorders. Feeding your gut microbes Before you […]

Managing Lactose Intolerance In Infants

Lactose intolerance is caused when the milk sugar, lactose, cannot be digested and absorbed. You’ll find lactose is found in breast-milk as well as dairy products. The symptoms of lactose intolerance include abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, flatulence and diarrhea. Some parents can confuse the symptoms of lactose intolerance with milk allergy. Whilst the two conditions […]

Prevent Overeating During Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations

Today, we live in a world that is filled with food messages, designed to make us eat more. As a result, we are enticed to eat, even when we are not hungry. We are unconsciously overeating processed food high in sugar, fat, salt and left with a feeling of bloating and discomfort. Overeating during the […]

What Are The Best Supplements For Gut Health?

If you’re like most people, you always want to feel happy and healthy. Recent studies have found poor gut health can impact on your overall health and can be the cause of many interconnected medical conditions.  For example, poor gut health can affect your mood, weight loss or gain and several other digestive disorders. Managing your gut […]

Think about your gut health on International Women’s Day

Friday the 8th of March 2019 marks International Women’s Day and this day is also a great time to check in with your second brain, or to put it more accurately your microbiome. Traditionally, a role for women has been the caregiver in a family or household, who provide and promote healthy lifestyles for their loved ones.  But […]

How Your Gut Health Affects Your Mental Health

Researchers are currently looking into how our gut health is connected to the way our brain functions, with recent research revealing how poor gut health may have a detrimental effect on our mental health. The digestive system, hosts the majority of our microbiome which consists of trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms. These microorganisms play […]