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5 Fermented Foods to heal your gut

5 Fermented foods to Feed your Gut Back to Health

In 2017 the health world are turning their heads towards the gut and it’s tiny inhabitants ‘microbes’ most commonly know as bacteria. There are 100 trillion microbes in out gut alone and most like to live in our intestines. But before you have a meltdown and scream “OH MY GAWD! I have bacteria floating around […]

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Befriending My Gut

If you are one of my regular readers you will know my opinion regarding the term ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’ aka. ‘IBS’. This term is usually given to those of us suffering from symptoms such a as bloating, constipation or diarrhea, cramps, lower abdominal pain and a general all round affinity to food intolerances…lucky us! The truth […]

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How to get Rid of a Bloated Stomach

Beat The Festive Bloat & Gut Troubles

I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]

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Educate Yourself

Educating Yourself Is the First Step to Recovery

When I started my journey to recovery from my various digestive difficulties in 2014 (chronic constipation being the most predominant) my first step was to educate myself on how my body works. I’m not going to say it was easy, as I’m no medical student. It took me six months just to get through the […]

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modern life

Is our modern life making us sick?

We usually assume that technology and science will improve our quality of life and lengthen it, but truth be told that’s not always the case. Yesterday I read an article that my friend sent to me regarding an indigenous tribe discovered by a military helicopter, flying over an uncharted area within the Amazon, in southern venezuela. This […]

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Are Probiotics worth it

Probiotics, Are They Really Worth it?

Probiotics are live organisms (good bacteria) found naturally in yoghurt, and other fermented foods like kimchi or sauerkraut. These little organisms control our immune system, so yep, you guessed it, the quality of our health is controlled by our gut. without them we will become pretty sick and under nourished! So, are probiotics really worth it? This has […]

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