What is Insulin Resistance?

What is Insulin Resistance?

What is insulin restistance? How do you know you have it? What symptoms does it cause? After we eat any kind of food our pancreas secretes insulin.  Its job is to ensure that the energy we consume – glucose – gets to where it needs to go. Our muscle, fat and liver...
Avoid Gut Trouble at Christmas.

Avoid Gut Trouble at Christmas.

Top tips to survive Christmans when you have gut trouble. If you have IBS, bloating, heartburn, or are prone to indigestion then these five tips should help you avoid gut trouble at Christmas,  without feeling like you’re missing out. And best of all? You definitely...
Feeling Exhausted?  This Could Be Why.

Feeling Exhausted? This Could Be Why.

Here are five reasons your gut health could be to blame. I had a question in clinic this week, about how your gut health affects other parts of your body. This is very interesting as your gut health closely connects to just about every other system and function of...
Butter or Margarine: Which is Healthier?

Butter or Margarine: Which is Healthier?

Today I’m going to discuss a common area of confusion, as there are a lot of different messages out there depending on who you speak to. What it boils down to is the whole saturated fat debate. We’ve been led to believe that saturated fat is so detrimental to health...
Antacids: The Truth.

Antacids: The Truth.

What’s the real reason for your heartburn or reflux?   Contrary to what it may feel like, acid reflux symptoms are not usually caused by too much acid in the stomach, and antacids may not be the best remedy.  This blog outlines the truth about antacids, and why...
Is Your Liver Causing Your Gut Problems?

Is Your Liver Causing Your Gut Problems?

If your digestion’s feeling a bit ‘off’, you’ve got hormone problems or your immunity is not what it could be, perhaps your liver could do with some TLC. Let’s take a quick look at some of the main jobs the liver does, and how we can support it. If you have a...
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