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World Health Day 2023

It is April 7th, meaning World Health Day has come around again! World Health Day raises awareness about the importance of global health and promotes efforts towards achieving health for everyone. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO).1 This year’s theme, “Health for all,” emphasises...

Travellers' Diarrhoea: All You Need to Know

As the summer approaches and COVID restrictions have been lifted, many of you might be planning to explore the world, gain new experiences and experience new cultures. Something to bear in mind when travelling abroad is looking after your gut health in a new environment.  Food, water, climate and environment...

Top 4 vitamins for immunity

Vitamins are part of the essential nutrients necessary for maintaining good health. They are known as micronutrients - the nutrients you need in small quantities; they are still just as important as macronutrients- the bigger quantities needed!Vitamins must be consumed daily to meet your nutritional needs. Having a large dose...

How Does the Gut Change as we Age?

The gut is a vital part of the body no matter what age you are, but it needs a little more TLC at certain stages of life. The body begins to deteriorate as we age, and the gut is no exception. Digestive issues are pretty common in all stages of...

What Are 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Gut Health?

Looking after your gut health doesn’t need to be boring; introducing new habits into your lifestyle and new foods into your diet can be exciting and fulfilling! Once you have the information needed to make conscious choices about your gut health, you can set yourself fun weekly challenges to get...

Is it good to drink Kefir every day?

Kefir has grown in popularity in the UK recently, and at The Gut Co, we are totally on board with it. A fantastic source of probiotics, kefir can be a great addition to your diet. Here, we will be discussing what kefir is, the benefits of kefir, and how often...

Hay Fever and The Gut: Is There A Link?

What is hay fever? Hayfever season is fast approaching, so we thought it was about time to share some useful information on how it can relate to gut health. Hayfever is a seasonal allergy that impacts 1 in 5 people in their lifetime.  A hay fever reaction commonly occurs when...

What foods should be avoided for gut health?

Firstly, and most importantly, it must be stressed that no food should be considered inherently good or bad unless you have a medical reason. Seeing foods as good or bad can be a breeding ground for eating disorders and unhealthy relationships with food.1 What we will be discussing here are...

Meditation and Gut Health: Is there a Link?

Meditation is a practice cemented in the history of humankind across many populations. More recent findings have discovered a link between meditation and improved gut health. Here, we will be discussing the relationship between the two.  Gut Health 101 To understand how meditation can impact the gut, we must understand...

What are 3 superfoods for your gut? - The Fruit Edition

What is a superfood? The term superfood isn’t actually scientific; it’s just a word commonly used to describe a particularly nutritious food started in the early 20th century as a marketing strategy for bananas by the United Fruit Company. (1) To qualify as a superfood, it must contain compounds that...