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Heal Your Gut With These 10 Superfoods

Heal Your Gut With These 10 Superfoods

J.Bayliss 30/09/21 “The lining of our gut plays an essential role in the absorption of these nutrients as well as the proper excretion of waste.” Start improving your digestive health with these top 10 gut healing foods We all know that an efficient digestive system is essential to overall health and wellness.  Our gastrointestinal tract (GI tract or 'the gut') is very important when it comes to supporting our health. But if you don’t work well with to the trillions of microbes in the gut, they may eventually cause health issues. Why should we prioritise gut health? A healthy digestive...

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Does Colon Cleansing Actually Work?

Does Colon Cleansing Actually Work?

J.bayliss Sept 5, 2021 The Truth About Colonic Irrigation Maybe you're thinking about trying a colon cleanse, also called colonic hydrotherapy, colonic irrigation, or a 'colon detox'. These treatments are often advertised as an essential approach to great colon health, but are there really any medical benefits? The colon is our large intestine, and it absorbs the remaining key nutrients, fluids and salts from waste material that has traveled through our body. Naturally, the bacteria in our colon helps to break down the remaining material. But it's not hard to notice that we humans abuse our bodies natural working methods...

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Could I have a food intolerance?

Could I have a food intolerance?

What causes a food intolerance?   A food intolerance (otherwise known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity), is a condition of the digestive system.   It involves some form of negative reaction, which is caused by the body’s inability to properly digest a particular food, food additive or other compound found in food (or drink).   Food intolerances are far more common than true food allergies. They also tend to occur more commonly in women, and one reason for this may be hormone differences as many food chemicals act to mimic hormones.   Only approximately 5% of people are born with an...

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The truth about food supplements

The truth about food supplements

What's in your supplements?   More and more people in the UK and around the world are turning to alternative medicine and natural remedies to support their health and well-being, or to help them achieve their health goals.   However, as with anything, when it comes to health supplements you get what you pay for.   If you walk into a supermarket, health shop or pharmacy nowadays, you will more than likely find a huge (and confusing!) selection of vitamins, minerals and other supplements - often with wide ranging price points.    The question is, are they all the same?...

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Digestive enzymes - the stuff of life...

Digestive enzymes - the stuff of life...

Types of enzymes   Enzymes are clever little molecules of protein that are made from amino acid chains. They act as catalysts (or triggers) to bring about specific biochemical reactions in the body, which produces over 3,000 kinds.    Every process in the body is driven by enzymes of one kind or another - whether acting alone, in combination or in complex chain reactions. They are therefore vital substances - without them, many biological functions would simply be impossible, or too slow for us to survive.   So, they are certainly worth finding out a little more about because they...

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