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Heartburn Relief: Simple Tips and Natural Remedies

Heartburn can be a pain, but it doesn’t have to be something you live with at all. New research has suggested that there are ways to fix heartburn in the long term. As well as this, there are ways to stop heartburn in the short term and lessen the symptoms....

Eczema and Gut health: Is there a Link?

What Is Eczema? Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects people of all ages and is very common.1 It is often caused by the body's immune system overreacting to small irritants or allergens. This overreaction causes the skin to become inflamed in those areas.2 Eczema is often referred...

Is Sugar Bad For You?

 Diet culture in the UK tells us sugar is bad for us…avoid, avoid, avoid. Sugar makes you fat, sugar is unhealthy. What diet culture doesn’t share is that sugar is actually in most foods. Cutting out cakes and biscuits doesn’t mean you are cutting out sugar, and in fact, you...

Eczema Vs Psoriasis - What's The Difference?

Eczema and Psoriasis often present similarly…the symptoms can make it hard to tell which one you are suffering from to the untrained eye. Neither are contagious or deadly but can be extremely irritating to have.1 There are some key differences that you can find out about here. What is Eczema? Eczema...

How Much Fibre Do We Need To Eat Per Day?

We’ve All Heard of Fibre and Know That We Need It…But Do We Know Why?  Dietary fibre is a carbohydrate that our body can’t digest. Now, hearing “indigestible” sounds like a bad thing, right? Not in this case. Fibre is an essential part of our diets that essentially helps you...

Do Probiotics Help Weight Loss?

Well, unfortunately, the answer to this one isn’t clear cut. Probiotics can aid in a healthy gut which in turn can aid weight loss. Weight loss and diet culture are a huge part of our lives. We all associate healthy eating and exercise with weight loss, but rarely is our...

Can Probiotics Help with IBS?

You may have heard the word probiotics mentioned when talking about a healthy lifestyle. Firstly, let’s get into what probiotics are.  What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms that help to balance our gut microbiome. They add good bacteria to our gastrointestinal tract that ensures our gut is functioning well....

How to Reset Your Gut: Top 6 Strategies

So, we know that gut health is important for a whole host of reasons - from your skin, digestive wellbeing, and energy, to the function of the immune system. The only problem is, how do we know if it’s healthy? Having a healthy gut means rarely suffering from gastrointestinal symptoms...

Gut Health Hacks: 7 Ways to Boost Your Overall Health

What Is The Gut? The gut is a collection of organs that process what we eat and drink - not just the stomach. It runs all the way from the mouth to the anus, and is made up of what are referred to as “hollow organs” and “solid organs”. The...

Does Alcohol Affect Gut Bacteria?

Understanding the gut is a complex phenomenon and even with all our advancements in science, we are still learning about the best way to care for it.  Alcohol is known to be detrimental to our health and wellbeing.6 It is a toxin that, in large amounts, may overwhelm the liver...