What is leaky gut syndrome? If you suffer with chronically bad digestion (whether as a result of poor diet, a food intolerance or allergy, bowel disorder or other cause), the lining of your intestines can become irritated over time. The lining of a healthy small intestine allows just the nutrients we have digested from food … Continue reading Leaky Gut Syndrome
What happens when your bad bacteria outnumber your good bacteria? Dysbiosis is the technical name for a microbial imbalance on or inside the body; in other words, an imbalance of good versus bad bacteria. This condition most commonly affects the digestive tract (and, more particularly, the stomach and intestines), but can also occur on any … Continue reading Dysbiosis = too many bad bugs
A food intolerance (otherwise known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity), is a condition of the digestive system. It involves some form of negative reaction, which is caused by the body’s inability to properly digest a particular food, food additive or other compound found in food (or drink). Food intolerances are far more common than true food … Continue reading Could I have a food intolerance?
Good health begins with balance in the body. Did you know that there are twenty times more bacteria than living cells inside our bodies? Having the right kinds of bacteria (often "friendly bacteria"), in appropriate quantities, is essential for virtually everything from healthy digestion and nutrient absorption, to immunity and defence against infections. It's no … Continue reading Antibiotics vs Gut