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An Introduction to Gut Health and Fat Loss

Introduction to Gut Health and Fat Loss An unhealthy gut can limit our ability to lose fat. Luckily, many ways to boost our gut health will aid in fat loss. Fat loss occurs when you burn more calories than you consume, and our metabolism controls this. A healthy gut impacts...

A Guide to the Gut-Skin Axis

The Gut-Skin Axis can sound complicated, but it's pretty simple to understand when you break it down. Essentially, it links our gut's health and our skin's appearance.  Great skin starts from within is a motto worth remembering. Many skin care products, creams and ointments aim to reduce the appearance of...

What is IBS?

What Is The Definition of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a collection of digestive-system issues. It's a frequent but unpleasant gastrointestinal condition. Although there is no specific treatment for IBS, addressing dietary and lifestyle modifications can help you to prevent and ease symptoms. Symptoms The...

Mushrooms: A Feast For The Mind, Body and Gut

You may have seen in recent times that mushrooms have had a lot of press in the health and wellbeing community. There has been more research funded on certain types of mushrooms referred to as being magical. However, we won’t be covering those just yet.  The mushrooms we are referring...

Psoriasis and Gut Health: Is there a Link?

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic illness caused by a dysfunction in the immune system. It is referred to as an immune-mediated disease, which in simple terms means a disease with an unclear cause that involves inflammation caused by the immune system malfunctioning.1  In an average body, skin cells...

Gluten and Gut Health

Gluten is a well-discussed topic within the health and nutrition discourse, and it seems like there hasn’t been a firm conclusion as to where and if gluten fits into a healthy diet. Gluten has had a tough time over the years, as gluten is usually associated with bread and pasta,...

Being Mindful of What You Consume

  Here at The Gut Co , we are all about health. Unfortunately, in this modern world, it seems that more than ever, a majority of the focus on “health” is only equated to weight loss and being skinny. "Health" doesn’t have to mean weight loss, and “diet” doesn’t have to always...

What is Bowel Cancer?

What is Cancer? Cancer is a disease that occurs when some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body.1 The process where cells in your body typically divide and grow is controlled in a functioning body.2 The overproduction of abnormal and damaged cells causes...

What is Crohn's Disease?

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a lifelong condition where parts of the digestive system have inflammation.1 It was coined Crohn’s disease due to Dr Burrill B. Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932 along with 2 of his colleagues.2  How Do You Get Crohn’s Disease? Anyone...

Introduction to Gut Health and Sleep

Our gut health and sleep quality are far more connected than you may think. This is due to the gut-brain axis, the complex relationship between the two. There is two-way communication between our central nervous system and our digestive tract, which links to the quality of our sleep. It’s important...