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What Does Gluten Free Really Mean?

I am a coeliac and have been since I was 7 years old, although I was not diagnosed till I was 13! Mine manifested as dermatitis herpetiformis (which threw doctors off, hence the late diagnosis, as with most autoimmune conditions) and also damage to my poor villi. It’s a way of life for me now,… read more ›

Multiple Sclerosis in Women.

Women are up to 3 times more likely than men to develop Multiple Sclerosis (MS), according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. As cases increase worldwide, it’s important to know how MS could affect your life. MS is an autoimmune condition that involves the central nervous system. It occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks… read more ›

Frequency Specific Microcurrent

I first heard about Frequency Specific Microcurrent, also known as FSM during “The Body Electric Summit’ which took place in October/November 2019. I had been looking into sound frequencies for relaxation and to help with sleep, and had found and started using Wholetones (Better Sleep – which is amazing by the way). So, the whole… read more ›

Top 10 Strategies for Restoring Your Gut Health

Most of my articles are long form, and most people just do not have time to read through a couple of thousand words. They just need skim notes! I don’t blame them. We are so busy today trying to do it all, that we don’t always have time to sit down and digest (see what… read more ›

Discovering Your Self-Worth Despite Challenging Circumstances.

The image we show people is not always what is inside of us. I’ve always come across as pretty confident and sure of myself, but I’ve not always been like this. Even now, I still have odd days where I feel insecure and overwhelmed. I have to then reMIND myself that my self-worth MINE! I… read more ›

Mental Health, Inflammation and Mood Foods

Mental health issues have a huge impact on society. Some suggest that their impact is larger than any other chronic disease, including heart disease or diabetes. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people in the UK experience mental health problems annually. There are so many factors involved in complex conditions like mental health issues…. read more ›

Can Fermented Foods Make You More Sociable?

It may seem farfetched but, apparently, it’s not. I love fermented foods! I’m not going to lie and say that I’ve always loved it, it was a slow burn relationship, rather than love at first taste. In my defense, the first fermented food I tasted was while I was growing up, and it was dried… read more ›

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Picture this: You’re leaning over in your chair, clutching your gut, eyes closed, teeth clenched, as your gut aches and swirls with discomfort. Sounds pretty miserable, right? Well for those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), this is their reality. IBS is a common digestive disorder affecting two out of ten people living in… read more ›

YOUR GUT-BRAIN AXIS: HOW TO DESTRESS NATURALLY

You’re always on the go, always jumping up to do the next thing. Work, email, picking up the kids, grocery shopping, cooking, organising a birthday gift, taking the kids to extracurricular activities, remembering appointments, more work. You feel frazzled. And although you’ve not had time to go to the doctor, you suspect you have irritable… read more ›

THE ROLE OF LEAKY GUT IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE, ALLERGIES, AND STRESS – PART 1

I remember the first time I heard the term leaky gut. It was the summer of 2011 while I was reading Tim Ferris’s book, “The 4 Hour Body.” When he mentioned the term, I remember thinking how odd it was. I wondered if the gut could truly be leaky and how on earth that could… read more ›