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A HAPPY TUMMY MEANS A HAPPY YOU

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 […]

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Myth or Fact: Digestion takes place primarily in the stomach.

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 […]

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BIZARRE PREGNANCY CRAVINGS

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 […]

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Natural dietary recommendations you should also be considering.

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 […]

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What is H.pylori?

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 […]

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BEHAVIOURAL & COGNITIVE HEALTH

Omega Up gets full marks for back to school nerves!

Is your child anxious about going back to school? It can be nerve-wracking for a child to go into a new school or new grade. Here at THE OTHER OPTION we’ve found that Omega-UP works wonders for NATURALLY stabilising children’s moods and sense of well-being especially around times like going back to school or exam […]

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Ending the burn: Acid reflux

Acid Reflux or GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) is a relatively common condition in which stomach acid returns into the esophagus and even up to the throat irritating the tissue. You’ll know you have GERD if you suffer from persistent heartburn (a burning sensation behind your breast bone that can extend from upper abdomen to the […]

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What’s so special about Siberian Pine Nut Oil?

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 […]

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Which option? Pharmaceuticals vs nature

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 […]

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A Powerful Healing Combination

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 […]