There are hundreds of trillions of friendly (and a handful of unfriendly) organisms in our intestines – it’s warm, safe, and there’s plenty of food in there, making it a great place for them to call home. We have evolved with these bacteria, and we need them just as much as they need us […]Read More CANCER – Are your gut bacteria putting you at risk?
I will come to the ally in a minute but have you ever thought which is better – exercising whilst eating whatever you like OR going on a strict diet only without exercise. It is obviously a no-brainer that both exercise and diet would be ideal. But the interesting question is, which […]Read More Exercise and you activate this surprising ally!
I have been following a gut-friendly lifestyle for the last 3 years, most consistently in the last year, with very positive results. I have Type 1 Diabetes: a complex and potentially devastating disease that has demanded my attention each day and night of the last 10 years since I was diagnosed. Without regular injections of […]Read More ‘How a gut friendly approach helped my type 1 diabetes and my family’ – a patient’s perspective
METABOLISM – THE NUCLEAR REACTOR WITHIN I happen to recently visit San Deigo and while on the Old Pacific Highway ,we crossed the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) .SONGS was a Nuclear Power plant that operated from the 1960’s and had to be decommissioned in 2013 due to safety concerns. SONGS as viewed […]Read More HOW DOES OUR METABOLISM INFLUENCE OUR WEIGHT?
Why Chocolate Cravings ? Why do some people get cravings for that chocolate or muffin,while others couldn’t seem to care less?I hear so very often people telling me how hard it is to quit sugar and give up that “comforting” feeling that comes with chocolate -and it is such a “mood uplifter” too! This may […]Read More WHO CONTROLS OUR SUGAR CRAVINGS?