October 5, 2018
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How to improve your child’s Gut Health

We spend a lot of time considering what our children should eat to ensure they’re getting the right nutrients, and while this is vital to their health and wellbeing it can be easy to overlook the fitness of the digestive system into which this food is going. With studies beginning to link gut health to more and more facets of our wider health such as our immune health and mental […]
October 5, 2018
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What are Digestive Enzymes and how they affect your gut health

An enzyme is a type of protein with a very specific purpose – to transform one type of molecule in your body into a different one. When it comes to digestion, this involves breaking down the macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) in your food into smaller molecules that your body can immediately use. Almost all of your digestive organs produce some kinds of digestive enzymes, each of which breaks down […]
September 7, 2018
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The Dos and Don’ts of Gut Health: How to Maintain a Healthy Gut

You gut microbiome contains trillions of gut bacteria, and a lot of our health and well being is in the hands of this thriving community of microbes. Naturally then, it follows that having a healthy, clean gut will lead to a happier and healthier life. The Digestive System is Incredibly Complex While it’s easy to think of our digestive system as simply a stomach and long, winding tubes of intestines, […]
September 7, 2018
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PREBIOTICS VS PROBIOTICS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?

With 100 trillion bacteria living in our guts, we have more bacteria cells in our bodies than human cells, so it’s no wonder that this vibrant community of microflora have a huge impact on our lives. Relation between the gut microbiota and human health is being increasingly recognised. It is now well established that a healthy gut flora is largely responsible for overall health of the host. Your gut health […]
August 31, 2018
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HAPPY GUT, HAPPY LIFE: How the Gut Affects the Mood

It is easy to imagine that the different parts of our body work independently of one another, with the brain leading the charge sending orders to our respective organs telling them what to do and when. It is especially easy to imagine this link between your brain and your gut, with moods and emotions often manifesting themselves in your stomach – just think about the nausea you may have felt […]