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Non-Weight Focussed Diet Tips

Before we get started it's best to mention that this is simply advice, and it is best to get in touch with your doctor or a medical professional regarding diet change. There are a plethora of resources on losing weight through diet hacks online nowadays; we thought might be time...

Thyroid and Gut Health Connection

What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a gland located in the neck, just in front of the windpipe. It is shaped like a small butterfly and produces the hormones that affect things like our heart rate and body temperature.1 The two hormones that the thyroid produces are called thyroxine...

The Gut Microbiome: All You Need to Know

What Is The Gut Microbiome? The gut microbiome is a collection of trillions of microorganisms of thousands of different species. These microorganisms can also be referred to as microbiota or microbes; when we mention any of these words, we are talking about bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses that exist in...

Can Probiotics Help With Your Immunity?

The answer is yes! But how? Let’s start with the basics... What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms found in certain foods that offer a variety of health benefits to our gut - our gastrointestinal tract. Our gastrointestinal tract is home to trillions of microbes that are collectively called the...

The Gut Co’s Multilayer Tablet Technology

The gut microbiota is a crucial factor in human health. It is often said that when we take care of our gut bacteria, our gut bacteria take care of us. This is why it’s so important to eat healthily, including plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole foods, and probiotic-rich foods to...

The Gut-Skin Axis

Skin conditions are a common complaint amongst the population, with 85% of people experiencing some form of acne between the ages of 12-24 1 and 1 in 10 people developing atopic dermatitis during their lifetime.2 With skin complaints on the rise and without a clear-cut solution, are we looking to...

Trapped Wind

Gas production in the gut is, for the most part, a perfectly normal occurrence and has been reported as the most common digestive complaint.1 Our bodies produce gas when breaking down and digesting food and a little post-meal bloating can be expected. It is when trapped wind and bloating become...

Why Am I Always Bloated?

Bloating is a common digestive complaint, which most of us have the misfortune of experiencing at some point. It can leave us feeling uncomfortable, frustrated, and at times a little confused as to what has caused it. Although a little bloating can be perfectly normal, if it becomes persistent or...

What Is the Gut-Brain Axis?

The gut-brain axis is typically described as the ongoing and rather complex two-way communication that occurs between our central nervous system (CNS) and our digestive tract (GI tract). The NHS states that around 4 in 10 people experience at least one digestive symptom at any one time, and chronic gastrointestinal...

18 Probiotic Foods for Gut Health

Gut health is a trending topic these days with the gut microbiome taking the spotlight. The human body contains trillions of species of bacteria, fungi, and other viruses; outnumbering human cells by an impressive 10 to 1.1 The gut microbiome is the ecology, or ‘environment’, within the gut, and what...