how to create a healthy gut

How to create a healthy gut. It’s a question I am asked often! The more we learn about the gut, the more it becomes clear that a healthy gut is the starting point for a healthy, happy life. But how can you support a healthy gut? Let’s look at some simple tips for gut health.…

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by Dr Sarah Duggan (osteopath) Have you ever thought about what sitting down (in a car, train, or aeroplane) for a prolonged period of time does to your body? Whether you’re planning your next road trip, or booking an overseas or interstate holiday, this is something to think about! Our bodies aren’t meant to be…

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by Dr. Rebecca Farthing (osteopath & naturopath) If you’re dealing with an unhappy gut, the first place to look is the food you are putting into it every day. Food can be like medicine, but some foods can cause imbalances that impact on health. Over the long-term, what you eat can cause disease. It’s important…

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probiotics and prebiotics for gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics for gut health is a hot topic. As gut health has been proven to have an enormous impact on overall health, these two nutrients are of particular interest. But what are these nutrients, and how can you utilise them to your benefit? What are probiotics? Probiotics are ‘good’ micro-organisms that can populate…

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Chocolate is a naughty little secret of many. But is it? Science says dark chocolate actually has some really good health benefits. Dark chocolate we are talking about. Not dairy or white chocolate. They are full of sugar and do not contain the best parts of the cocoa bean. It’s the dark stuff that we…

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Many people are now aware of the effects that the thyroid can have on health. But if you’re dealing with thyroid concerns, it’s important to think about what you’re eating. There are a number of foods that could be making your thyroid issues worse and affecting your thyroid health. Here are some to consider. Gluten…

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Gut health and skin problems

Gut health and skin problems – perhaps skin issues are a symptom of a deeper problem, most likely one originating in the gut! The gut-brain skin axis is not a new concept in medicine, however, it is now being understood as an important consideration in gut health and skin problems. Gut flora and inflammation One…

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best foods for thyroid health

I am often asked what are the best foods for thyroid health. Thyroid disease is on the rise as the thyroid gland is sensitive to many factors in modern society, including chemicals, stress, and low nutrient levels. The good news is, you can start supporting your thyroid today, simply by making good food choices. These…

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