Can probiotics fix my IBS?

Can probiotics fix my IBS?

Can probiotics fix my IBS? This is probably the most common question I get asked by clients in relation to their irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. It’s an important and relevant question and one I am hoping to answer in this blog post. Probiotics have been...
Can IBS be caused by stress?

Can IBS be caused by stress?

Can irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) be caused by stress?   Although stress does not cause IBS, it is now widely accepted as a disorder of the gut-brain axis (GBA). Understanding what the GBA is and how it operates is key to understanding the link between IBS and...
How Do Toxins Get Into The Body?

How Do Toxins Get Into The Body?

What are and how do toxins get into the body? A toxin is any substance (natural or synthetic) which causes damage to an organism. In humans toxins can be food based or environmental (exogenous) or produced in the body during normal metabolic processes (endogenous)....
The Best Foods For Skin Health

The Best Foods For Skin Health

In this blog post I discuss why it is essential to look after your skin and the best foods for skin health. Skin conditions can range from rashes, redness, dryness to more serious conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea. A day doesn’t go by in the...
The Gut Microbiome

The Gut Microbiome

The microbiome is the genetic material contained within the diverse range of microbes (bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses) that live on or inside the human body. The number of genes in all the microbes of one person’s microbiome is 200 times greater than the...
Store Cupboard Essentials

Store Cupboard Essentials

If you fit out your kitchen cupboards with these essentials you will have the base ingredients to create delicious healthy and flavoursome meals. To make it easier for shopping I have tried to group them according to supermarket aisle. Read on for my store cupboard...