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 ›

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 ›

THE ROLE OF LEAKY GUT IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE, ALLERGIES AND STRESS – PART 2

I hope you enjoyed reading part one and had a few ah-ha moments throughout. My goal is that you’ve walked away now realising how important having a healthy gut is to your overall health. In this second part of the series, we’ll learn about how stress affects gut health and how to start getting your… read more ›