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Bloated? Why do I feel bloated all the time?

July 19, 2021
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Thanks to Katie Wheaton (Dip NT, mBANT CNHC) from Optibac for her guest blog about this common digestive symptom and how to beat the bloat.

Bloating is an uncomfortable and tight feeling of fullness in the stomach or abdomen, which may also be accompanied […]

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What happens to your body during Menopause?

July 5, 2021
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Menopause is currently hitting the headlines with a call for a ‘menopause revolution’ supporting increased education, workplace policy, medical school training, public health messaging and inclusion in school curriculums. It is a very important life stage for a woman, since there are significant changes that can […]

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Brush up on your Dental Health and Boost your Good Bacteria

May 17, 2021
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Our understanding of the balance of bacteria throughout our digestive system has been of huge interest over the last few years specifically whilst understanding our immune health, mood, cravings and links to chronic disease. The community of microorganisms that inhabit our mouths have recently been more widely researched […]

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Stress and Anxiety: Top tips to move forward

May 4, 2021
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Stress and anxiety are thought of as two of the great evils of our century and, although they are not the same, they are closely related. We live immersed in the midst of chaos and a fast changing world that often does not allow us time to think […]

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Banish the Blood Sugar Blues

March 22, 2021
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If you’re clued into the healthy eating world then you are probably aware that keeping your blood sugar stable, rather than fluctuating in peaks and troughs, is a good thing. Your body uses the simple sugar, glucose, as a fuel but it needs a Goldilocks amount at […]

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Digestive Enzymes in your First Aid Kit

March 2, 2021
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Should we include digestive enzymes in our first aid kit?

Flatulence? Bloating? Heaviness after eating? Does it sound familiar?

Digestive enzymes and their power to improve digestion is certainly worth knowing a little about and may offer support as pubs, restaurants and social events open up […]

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Vitamin C 4 Covid

January 18, 2021
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80% less hospital deaths in critical COVID patients – vitamin C placebo study shows

Could a simple, inexpensive vitamin halve covid-19 mortality?

The first randomised placebo-controlled trial of vitamin C on COVID-19 patients on mechanical ventilators in a group of Wuhan hospitals, reports 80 […]

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COVID-19 and Vitamin D

September 9, 2020
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Some interesting research has just been published about vitamin D and COVID-19.

Though it was a small scale randomised control trial the results are worth noting.

In short, taking vitamin D virtually eliminated the risk of ICU admission—and may completely eliminate […]

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Why Children Should Eat Fish

February 12, 2017
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The news about which foods are healthy and nutritious for us is constantly hitting the headlines. With concerns around escalating childhood obesity, tooth decay and chronic disease in children, understanding more about foods that have outstanding health benefits is beneficial. Eating fish regularly has been long regarded as […]

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Digestion: You are what you Absorb

December 21, 2016
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A healthy digestive system is fundamental for our optimal health. Helping children to understand this and talk about this process is invaluable and establishes an early understanding about the importance of the food and drink we eat. Our digestive system can be compared to a river that runs […]

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Depression: What it is and what can we do?

December 15, 2016
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We are living through a Depression epidemic with diagnosable mental health illnesses on the rise especially in young people. Statistics suggest that nearly 80,000 children and young people are seriously depressed with about 8,700 of those aged between 5 and 10. This […]

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Use Food to Support Childhood Eczema

November 28, 2016
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Eczema, which is also known as dermatitis, is thought to affect one in five children and one in twelve adults in the UK. It’s a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition that can present in many different forms and vary hugely from individual to individual. The skin can […]

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