Your digestive health is central to your overall health. When your gut doesn’t digest your food properly, you won’t just be experiencing gastric discomfort. You’re also not getting the full benefit of the nutrients in your food and your overall wellbeing is compromised. What’s the best way to support your gut health? THE CONVENIENCE FACTOR […]
Answer: Myth The major part of the digestive process takes place in the small intestine. The stomach takes in the food, then churns it and breaks it into tiny particles called “chyme.” The chyme is then released in small batches into the small intestine, where most digestion occurs. Contrary to popular belief, foods do not […]
About 60% of pregnant women experience odd food cravings, often for foods they’ve never enjoyed before. Some believe food cravings are your body’s way of indicating missing nutrients so for instance craving ice-cream could suggest a calcium deficiency. We all know about the typical cravings for dill pickles, chilli or chocolate, but there are some […]
This month we’re talking about H.pylori the bacterial stomach infection that can result in serious stomach ulcers, perforated ulcers and debilitating pain. Apart from using the Digestive Remedy™ , here are 4 natural dietary recommendations you should also be considering when managing the symptoms of H.pylori. Take probiotics. Probiotics are sources of “good” bacteria and yeasts […]
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium that can inhabit various parts of the stomach, particularly the bottom of the stomach (antrum) and pyloric sphincter which separates the stomach and the duodenum. H. pylori is often linked to duodenal and gastric ulcers, and the development of stomach cancer as it causes chronic, low-level inflammation of […]
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 […]
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 !