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Alison Bell
Why Probiotics are Beneficial for Gut Health

Why Probiotics are Beneficial for Gut Health

Written by Sherridan Austin. There has been a real buzz about probiotics over the past two decades as people have recognised their importance when it comes to gut health. When we consider that humans are made up of 90% microbes and 10% human cells, it’s clear that we should try to support these microbes as best we can to prevent and treat disease – and probiotics are a good way to do this. How Probiotics Work to Benefit Your Gut The term ‘probiotics’ derives from the Greek language and translates to ‘for life’. (Interestingly, the term ‘antibiotics’ in fact means ‘against...

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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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3 Surefire Ways to Recover From Antibiotic Use

3 Surefire Ways to Recover From Antibiotic Use

Antibiotics - a bit of a catch Twenty-two So, you’re feeling throaty, chesty, raspy, think you might have an ear infection – or maybe you’re just feeling ‘bleh’ and want to figure out why. Among the many things that send us to the Doctor are viral infections. Most of us, as frustrating as they are, would hope for a viral diagnosis over a bacterial one, as they usually only require rest and there is no need for prescribed medications. Although we try to avoid antibiotic use, it must be said that in circumstances where ones’ health is at serious risk...

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Digestive System Blues

Digestive System Blues

If you are suffering with Irritable Bowl System, Chron’s disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhoea.. or both! If you have digestive issues, heartburn, reflux, cramping, bloating, gas… then you are not alone. I hear from people just like you on a daily basis.

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