Tag: inflammation

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 […]

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 […]

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

Sleep and stress have a large influence on your thyroid and it’s ability to produce hormones – Read more to find out why and how.  Sleep is when your body restores itself: tissue rebuilds, accumulated toxins are eliminated, and your brain consolidates your day and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Kids are amazing! They bring so much love, passion and happiness into our lives. And while it can be extremely testing at times we are all in the same boat as the mum next to us even if it doesn’t feel like it or you […]

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 […]

Self Care Series – meditation

Self Care Series – meditation

Self care – What is it and why do you need it in your life Self-care is a very underrated area of health, and is absolutely essential if you want to have fabulous long term health and wellness. The term self-care relates to any intentional […]