Tag: digestive cramping

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

As I mentioned in my previous SIBO blog post – there is a strong connection between symptoms and onset in regards to SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) or IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). SYMPTOM SIBO IBS NON-SIBO IBS Often better with fibre No Yes Often improved […]

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

What? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is defined as the presence of excessive bacteria in the small intestine and is frequently implicated in chronic diarrhea and malabsorption issues but not exclusively and we will explore this more later. While we are meant to have microflora […]

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

When most people think of the word reflux – they generally think unpleasant feels, especially those that have experienced persistent reflux. And most people would are lead to believe that reflux develops due to an excess of stomach acid. However, research has actually identified that […]

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

What do you think of when I say-  food triggers that can affect your thyroid? For myself these would first be a group of foods called goitrogen foods – these include foods such as cauliflower, broccoli, kale, soy and many more. However, while these can […]

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

What is it? Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck (Image: National Cancer Institute) What does it do in your body? The thyroid plays a vital role in hundreds of biological functions including the regulation of metabolism, mood, hormones, cognitive […]

Liver, elimination and detoxification

Liver, elimination and detoxification

Christmas is done, so what’s next? Easter? Nah let’s not get that far ahead of ourselves. Let’s take some time to process Christmas and enjoy the warm weather before it gets cooler again and we have something else to complain about 😉 Plus during this […]

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Fatigue, exhaustion and burnout are things that I all too frequently see within my clinics and while the large majority are mum’s who are busy with kids, work, house chores and feeling the need to get everything done – I am also seeing it more […]

My top tips to keep you feeling your best this Christmas

My top tips to keep you feeling your best this Christmas

Christmas in my family is known for its indulgence with corpus amounts of food especially on the ‘big’ day. However, every year I feel that Christmas celebrations appear to go on for longer and longer with work functions, catching up with friends, family functions and […]

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Today we are delving into the topic of self care even further, specifically how it relates to the food you choose to nourish your body with. Of all the area’s of health and wellbeing, how we feed ourselves is the most direct reflection our digestive […]

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Bone Broth Recipe Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 chicken feet for extra gelatin (optional) 2 litres of filtered water 2 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 TBS apple cider vinegar 1 large onion chopped 3 celery sticks chopped 1 bunch parsley 2 cloves garlic Sea […]