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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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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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8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

Written by Jordan Pie, Nutritionist & GAPS Practitioner. From a healthy gut to stronger and healthier skin, hair and nails, there are many benefits to consuming bone broth. Traditional foods such as cultured dairy, cultured vegetables, bone broth and stocks have been consumed for thousands of years because they contain incredible health benefits. Bone broth or stock was a way our ancestors honoured the whole animal. They used the parts they couldn't eat directly such as the bones, ligaments, bone marrow, tendons and feet, and boiled them in water over a period of days. By simmering these parts of the...

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