Ask anyone where their brain is and they’ll look at you strangely and point to their heads. But science now acknowledges a wider truth; we actually have 3 brains – our head, heart and gut (also known as the enteric brain). Each brain interacts with the other two and functions interdependently in a mutually supportive […]
Don’t confuse Siberian pine nuts with the pine nuts you buy as an ingredient for making your own basil pesto! They are quite different and come from different varieties of pine trees (Pinus pinea or Pinus koraiensis). Unlike other pine trees, Siberian pine trees (Pinus sibirica) only produce pine nuts after 60 years. Thereafter, they […]
In our culture of instant gratification, we’re led to believe that fast equals effective. So when it comes to choosing treatment for digestive problems it’s tempting to take the convenient approach and opt for conventional medication. And why not? It usually offers immediate relief of symptoms. Makes sense, right? However, there’s a long-term effect of treating […]
We all know that serotonin is the feel-good neurotransmitter. (It’s not a hormone by the way, contrary to what many people believe.) But did you know that 95% of the body’s serotonin supply is to be found in our bowels? There’s been considerable research linking gut health and depression so it makes a lot of […]
Buy The Other Option’s DIGESTIVE REMEDY™ which is 100% Siberian Pine Nut Oil. A natural, safe and effective stomach / digestive remedy and treatment We’re fast heading toward spring, but for now, it’s still July, it’s still winter, and it’s still chilly. Winter is the classic time for feeling under the weather, and we like […]
Treating your immune system News24 recently published the article, “Your gut is the cornerstone of your immune system”, which highlighted some interesting facts on how lifestyle, diet and the overuse of antibiotics cause an increase and disruption of the gut microbes that are the basis of Treating your immune system !