Digestion

What are food intolerances and which foods do I need to avoid and why?...

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine. While bacteria naturally occur throughout the digestive tract, in a healthy system, the small intestine has relatively low levels of bacteria; it’s supposed to be at highest concentrations in the colon. It is estimated that 80% of IBS sufferers have SIBO. What are the symptoms? stomach or abdominal pain belching IBS bloating diarrhoea constipation ileocecal valve pain nausea unintentional...

IBS is a common reason for absenteeism from work and visits to the GP. It is a non-inflammatory bowel condition that the medical model is unable to offer much support with. What are the symptoms? Reflux Spasm pains in the gut Bloating Constipation Diarrhoea Wind Neck pain Shoulder pain Nausea Reduced hunger Poor digestion What are potential non medical underlying causes? Food Intolerance Lack of digestive acid or enzymes (hypochloridia) Structural imbalances such as Ileo-caecal valve malfunction Emotional Issues Livers in overwhelm Stress creating excess hormones to be dumped...

Digestive issues affect a vast number of people. Everything from wind, upper digestive pain and problems with bowel movements would be considered a digestive issue....

  If you are experiencing IBS you may find you can really benefit from a clean diet that is full of whole foods and excludes processed foods and common sensitisers. However, you may also really benefit from giving your irritable bowels some extra support with supplementing. To discover the exact supplements that will be beneficial you can work with a Kinesiologist, a nutritionist or a naturopath but there are some supplements...

How to improve your gut microbiome in 10 steps Cut out processed food and refined carbohydrates – these foods cause the bacteria in our gut to produce endotoxins. Research shows endotoxins lead to inflammation, weight gain and even depression Follow the microbiome diet – this specific diet removes toxins from the bowel and creates the right environment for healthy gut flora Reduce toxic load from environmental factors such as toxic...

This week we have have been discussing what gut microbiome is and why it is so important. We are living longer but are we living better? 80% of our immunity comes from our microbiome. Join us to learn more about resetting imbalances to improve your health....