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gut and digestion

Gut & digestion
August 7, 2019

Do you struggle with heartburn? Avoid these foods

Heartburn is an extremely uncomfortable experience which affects thousands of people each day. Symptoms can range from burning in the chest to a sour acidic taste in the back of your throat. To keep acid reflux at bay, avoid the following triggers
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Food & nutrition
June 17, 2019

What do wholegrains do for your body?

Many people are jumping on the ‘’avoid grains’’ bandwagon but it’s helpful to understand the role of grains in the diet to make your own informed decision.
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Food & nutrition
June 17, 2019

The seeds you should include in your diet

Seeds are one of nature’s handy little health helpers. Here are some specifics on good seeds to include into your diet to enhance your overall wellbeing
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Pregnancy
June 17, 2019

Pregnancy piles? Here’s how to treat them

When you're pregnant, the volume of blood circulating around your body increases. One painful outcome can be piles.
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Gut & digestion
March 20, 2019

Could you be suffering from SIBO?

SIBO refers to “small intestine bacterial overgrowth”. It is normal for bacteria to grow in certain parts of your gut and intestinal tract, but when these bacteria develop in the small intestine, symptoms appear.
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Gut & digestion
March 20, 2019

What to do if your farts smell bad

Although we’d like to deny it; everyone farts, and most are smelly! But if your farts are so foul that it makes everyone want to leave the room, you may need to find the cause and fix it.
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Allergies
March 19, 2019

Can you treat seasonal allergies with your diet?

Your allergies are acting up again and the usual remedies aren’t helping. Maybe it’s time to change your approach and start at the root of the problem? First stop:  your gut health.
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Gut & digestion
January 23, 2019

What is Crohn’s disease?

Along with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease is one of two forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). With both diseases, the immune system attacks the cells in the gastrointestinal tract, causing inflammation, sores, bleeding, cramps and diarrhoea. Crohn’s disease differs from ulcerative colitis in that it can affect almost any part of the digestive system, while ulcerative colitis almost always affects the large intestine. Crohn’s disease can also penetrate the entire bowel wall. Ulcerative colitis only involves the innermost lining of the colon. Both conditions are chronic diseases: they persist over time and, to date, there isn’t a cure for either…
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Gut & digestion
October 22, 2018

Home remedies for an upset stomach

Was it something you ate, or do you have a tummy bug? You can’t eat or move comfortably without feeling a jolt of pain, so you stay home, curled up in a ball. There’s nothing like an upset stomach to ruin your day, but before you reach for another painkiller, try these remedies to ease those cramps. Ginger This spicy root vegetable adds a kick to hot drinks and meals, but did you know it can ease cramps too? Ginger contains chemicals (called gingerols and shogaols) that can help speed up digestion. It does this by making your stomach contract…
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