Some women sail through menopause while others find that is dominated by disruptive symptoms such weight gain, joint pain, night sweats, irritable bowel, mood swings and depression, and hot flashes. It doesn’t have to be like this if the imbalances are identified. Continue reading
If food is primarily regarded as the most natural way to nourish the body, it can be agreed that nutrition influences the health, learning and behavior of children. Continue reading
There are a number of dietary elements to consider when it comes to understanding and healing your gut. Continue reading
Asthma is a big problem and seems to affect more people in the western world. As with autism spectrum disorders, asthma is not an issue in communities where diet and life style has changed little! Continue reading
Micro-fining, glow boosting, hydrating, nutrient dense, opthamalogically tested are tantalizing visions of a more youthful appearance when it comes to your skin care. Do you not wonder how a cream can be firming, line reducing, regenerating and rejuvenating? Micro-fining ‘my’ research, there is good evidence to support some of these claims. Some partnerships align beautifully such as the health of your skins collagen with the state of your nutrition. Continue reading
Gastro-intestinal symptoms can be an issue from the time you are born, typically called colic until the time you pass away. It is understanding what can be done in between this time that makes the difference and improves your quality of life.
A diagnosis of irritable bowel is given when a clinician cannot explain why you have the symptoms you experience. Gluten allergy and inflammatory bowel disorders have been ruled out but you still suffer from a range of irritating signs that all is not right.
Digestion starts in the mouth where enzymes start to break down sugars and you mechanically break down food fibres to make less work for the stomach. The stomach pH is meant to be very low and acidic to aggressively dissolve foods and once it is of a consistency to pass through into the small intestine, alkalizing chemicals are pumped in to help nutralise pH so that damage does not occur in the small bowel. Food and the neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin trigger pancreatic enzymes to help target specific sugar, fat and protein breakdown to single cell molecules for absorption through the intestinal lining.