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Alison Bell
Hippocrates - The Man Knew What He Was on About

Hippocrates - The Man Knew What He Was on About

Born around 460BC, Hippocrates was from Kos in Greece. Regarded as the greatest physician of his time, he is often referred to as the Father of Modern Medicine. [1] He was the first person to remove the link between religious superstition and medicine. He achieved this by establishing medicine as a science based on observation. Hippocrates also developed an understanding of how health is often influenced by the environment, by diet and by the failure of bodily functions. In short, he was a very smart man who knew his stuff and was ahead of his time. In addition to the all this,...

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Alison Bell
Gut Health - Why is it so important?

Gut Health - Why is it so important?

Trust Your Gut There was a time when gut health was a bit of a mystery. These days, just about everyone knows that it’s important, they are just not 100% certain as to why. Believe it or not, the unsuspecting gut can affect a large percentage of our bodily functions. Have it in mint condition and you barely even notice it, but don’t look after it and you’ll know about it pretty quickly. You know when you don’t feel right, you know when you get a feeling it the pit of your stomach that just won’t go away. Yes, sometimes...

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Alison Bell
6 Butyric Acid Benefits You Need to Know About Butyric Acid

6 Butyric Acid Benefits You Need to Know About Butyric Acid

Butyric acid, also known as butanoic acid or BTA, is a saturated short-chain fatty acid found in butter, ghee, raw milk, animal fats and plant oils. It’s also formed in and therefore found in our colons through the bacterial fermentation of carbohydrates like dietary fiber. It is found in tallow and brellow, healthy cooking fats.

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Alison Bell
Is Your High Pressure Lifestyle Impacting Your Health?

Is Your High Pressure Lifestyle Impacting Your Health?

STRESS AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE GUT  “I’m so stressed!”There is no denying the pressure that today’s society puts on us. Whether you’re a high-flying corporate, a hospitality guru or a, just as busy, stay at home Mum - somehow the pressures we face ‘these days’ take much more of a toll on us than they did in days of yore. Society is different, we are different, the expectations on us are far greater and therefore so are the stresses. Stress manifests itself in many ways; headaches, neck pain, twitches – the list goes on, but the one that has...

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