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What is Sympathetic Dominance & How Can it Affect My Health?

What is Sympathetic Dominance & How Can it Affect My Health?

Written by Jordan Pie, Nutritionist & GAPS Practitioner. Stress can manifest itself in different ways. While our bodies have systems in place to cope with stress, constantly feeling stressed can cause problems. Do you ever: Wake up after a restless night’s sleep feeling groggy and tired? Feel overwhelmed by all the things on your to-do list – school drop-offs, work, grocery shopping – and feel your heart racing? Get home after a hectic day at work, a trip to the gym and the busy supermarket, and fall onto the couch with a glass of wine in one hand and some chocolate...

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The Gut Brain Connection

The Gut Brain Connection

The Truth Behind ‘Gut Feelings’  Sometimes, I get a feeling in the pit of my stomach when something huge is about to take place. It’s happened ever since I was a kid. It can sometimes be caused by dread, by excitement, by nerves, happiness or sadness. For years I thought it was unique to me; this gut feeling. As it turns out, it’s a feeling; a sensation and almost a knowing that all of us have. It all comes down to the existence of a network of neurons (about 100 million) that line our guts and have resulted in the...

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Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome and How to Heal Your Gut Naturally

Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome and How to Heal Your Gut Naturally

Written by MINND Foundation Leaky Gut Syndrome is one of many diseases that results from chronic inflammation. Poor gut health and inflammatory bowel diseases can be significant causes. Gut Health is Connected to All Aspects of Your Health Gastrointestinal issues may be as simple as gas and bloating, or as severe as food sensitivity and constipation, yet these conditions are not a natural part of daily health or the process of ageing. Gut health serves as a direct indicator of overall health; thus, digestive issues can be symptoms of more serious conditions. The Gut Responds to Diet and Lifestyle The...

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Alison Bell
Broth of Life Christmas Checklist

Broth of Life Christmas Checklist

Christmas Tips that Might Just Change Your Life I don't know about you, but I've been in a bit of denial about how close Christmas really is. Now though, there's no denying it. The jolly, chubby dude in that unmistakable red suit is just around the corner. The realisation that Santa's imminent arrival is super close launched me out of my office chair into immediate Christmas planning action. I recently wrote a blog about avoiding the stress of Christmas. This one is similar, but more focussed on getting stuff done so you can sit back and enjoy the time. Personally,...

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