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Gut is key to boosting your immune system

Your Gut is the Key to Boosting Your Immune System

Written by Charlie Smith  With Covid-19 still threatening the health of many and the looming flu season, you’d want to do everything to give your immune system a maximum boost. But did you know that it all starts in the gut? It is in the gut where food is broken down into macromolecules. Therefore, it’s vital to keep the gut healthy for optimal nutrient absorption. Furthermore, studies reveal that 70% of our immune function is in the stomach. There is also increasing evidence regarding brain and gut connection. So, how do you support gut health?  CONSUME PROBIOTICSMillions of bacteria live...

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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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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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7 Ways To Improve That GUT Feeling

7 Ways To Improve That GUT Feeling

Written by Alison Bell We’ve all experienced, ‘that’ gut feeling… The feeling deep in the pit of your stomach that tells you something’s wrong, right, amazing or just plain silly. Well, it turns out – it’s actually more than just a feeling.  The gastrointestinal tract is sensitive to emotions such as anger, anxiety, sadness and happiness. ‘How?’ you ask… When any emotion is felt, it triggers symptoms in the gut that are often described as butterflies, nerves or nauseousness. This happens as a result of our brain and gut being intricately linked. The simplest way to explain it, is that...

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