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Best Time to Take Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that many of us tend to be deficient in, especially during the winter months. When looking to improve this deficiency, it's important to remember that absorption is a key element. Vitamin D is a mineral better absorbed with healthy fats, such as avocados, nuts,...

Why Do I Poop So Much?

Ever wonder how much you should poop? It is perfectly normal to poop regularly, and it is generally a sign of good health. However, sometimes we experience changes to our bowel habits and may be going to the bathroom more regularly or even not at all. This shift can sometimes...

Helicobacter Pylori: Symptoms & Causes

What is Helicobacter Pylori? Helicobacter Pylori is an infectious bacteria that causes certain types of illness and can lead to nasty symptoms. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a spiral-shaped bacterium that grows in the mucus layer that coats the inside of the human stomach, which makes it hard for the...

What is Poop Made of?

We all know that we need to poop regularly, but have you ever wondered what was in your poop? Funnily enough, our bowel habits and how our stool looks can say a lot about the health of our gut, diet, hydration status, and general health.  In this article, we will...

Why Am I Always Tired?

Feeling tired or fatigued can be an incredibly frustrating symptom, and it is extremely common in our fast-paced world. It can result from multiple factors, such as not sleeping well, not eating a nutrient-dense diet, not exercising regularly, or even an underlying medical condition. In this article, we will analyse...

Gut Health & Creativity: Is There a Link?

Have you ever noticed that when you consume healthy, nutritious meals, stay well-hydrated, and ensure sufficient sleep, your brainpower seems to thrive? A productive workday filled with innovative ideas and increased focus may be attributed to a strong connection between our creative ideas and the health of our gut. This...

The Link Between Gut Health and Athletic Performance

Ever heard the saying 'no guts, no glory'? Athletes place incredible demands on their bodies and must be in top-notch condition to perform, feel, and recover at their best. But as an athlete, is it possible to maximise your performance using your gut microbiome? In this article, we will explore...

Bone Broth: Fad or Fact?

The bone broth trend has really spiked over the past couple of years, though this food has been around for more than 2,500 years. Bone broth is actually a traditional Chinese medicine that was used to support digestive health. More than 2,500 years ago, in Chinese medicine, bone broth was...

5 Ways Your Social Life Influences Your Gut

While we recognise the significance of exercise and healthy eating for maintaining a healthy gut, the impact on our social life and connections cannot be overlooked. In this article, we delve into the crucial role of socialisation and how our social life can influence our gut bacteria and overall health....

Best Side to Sleep on for Digestion

No matter your preferred sleeping position, it's crucial to recognise that the way we sleep can impact our digestion. During sleep, our brain and body continue to digest the food and beverages consumed throughout the day, also facilitating the restoration of bodily functions overnight. Both the foods consumed before bedtime...