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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

The Top Foods You Should Be Eating for Total Body Health

Something I realised a while ago, which seems pretty obvious when you think about it, is that in order to be healthy, one needs to eat healthy, unprocessed whole foods if not all the time, then at least the majority of the time. It doesn’t make sense to expect to be healthy and be the… 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 ›