Healthy digestion & gut

17 09, 2019

Testing for Blastocystis hominis, a clinical perspective

2019-09-17T11:21:18+11:00

Overview of current research on Blastocystis Research into Blastocystis hominis (Blastocystis) is a growing area of interest around the world as it’s estimated that over 1 billion people have this parasite in their gastrointestinal tracts. There are conflicting reports of the health effects of Blastocystis’ presence in the large intestine on the gut and overall [...]

Testing for Blastocystis hominis, a clinical perspective2019-09-17T11:21:18+11:00
11 06, 2019

Apple cider vinegar and raw honey cleansing tonic

2019-09-26T17:20:15+11:00

This drink will help with detoxing and cleansing the gut, lowering blood pressure and having more energy Honey and apple cider vinegar each have many healing properties and when combined the benefits are even greater (read about apple cider benefits and uses below). They are rich in potassium which regulates heartbeat and muscle contraction and [...]

Apple cider vinegar and raw honey cleansing tonic2019-09-26T17:20:15+11:00
5 05, 2019

Parasite treatment considerations: Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis

2019-10-17T20:49:40+11:00

Eradicating parasites - yes or no? Many people are researching or searching for information on parasite treatments nowadays. Gut health and intestinal parasites in particular, are areas of special interest and research in my practice. In this post I'd like to share with you my experience with applying natural parasite methods, provide you with an [...]

Parasite treatment considerations: Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis2019-10-17T20:49:40+11:00
3 04, 2019

Histamine intolerance: causes and treatment

2019-08-06T21:31:34+11:00

Histamine intolerance is a fairy common but under recognised and not fully understood problem linked with food sensitivities as well as gut and metabolic imbalances. When a person has problems metabolising and breaking down histamine, its levels build up and lead to worrying symptoms such as hives, rashes and itching, swelling, abdominal pain, insomnia, fatigue [...]

Histamine intolerance: causes and treatment2019-08-06T21:31:34+11:00
11 01, 2019

Kefir: how to make kefir at home, uses and health benefits

2019-10-10T11:22:27+11:00

I’m a big fan of having homemade kefir on a regular basis as it’s both a highly nutritious food and a great natural remedy for healthy gut, strong immune system and good mood, among others. How to make kefir at home? It's so easy, let me show you how! Personally, I consume milk or coconut [...]

Kefir: how to make kefir at home, uses and health benefits2019-10-10T11:22:27+11:00
2 01, 2019

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea

2019-07-28T16:48:32+11:00

Most of us need some digestive first aid after overindulging during the festive season or just eating too much any day. Here are my best tried and tested digestive first aid home remedies to relieve most digestive upsets. It may be a good idea to print and keep them handy in the kitchen! Bloating and [...]

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea2019-07-28T16:48:32+11:00
25 10, 2018

Dandelion: the key herb for liver health, better digestion and beautiful skin

2019-09-27T15:45:17+11:00

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is one of the top three most prescribed digestive and liver herbs in my dispensary, the other two are milk thistle (Silybum marianum) and globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus). I prescribe dandelion in many forms (herbal extract, tea or leaves) either on its own or in herbal mixes, with great clinical results. The [...]

Dandelion: the key herb for liver health, better digestion and beautiful skin2019-09-27T15:45:17+11:00
3 08, 2018

Gallbladder function: problems, symptoms and natural treatment

2019-07-29T19:23:19+11:00

Good gallbladder function is often overlooked when searching for solutions to common health complaints such constipation, flatulence, fat digestion problems, low or high cholesterol levels, nutritional deficiencies, or imbalances of gut bacteria and parasites, to name a few. Clinical evidence confirms that optimising gallbladder function is often the key to resolving many seemingly unrelated problems [...]

Gallbladder function: problems, symptoms and natural treatment2019-07-29T19:23:19+11:00
16 03, 2018

Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes with cow milk or coconut milk

2019-07-28T17:17:14+11:00

Did you know you can make delicious and super healthy yoghurt at home and skip the supermarket variety filled with food additives, flavour enhancers or stabilisers? Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes are easy to make, perfect for busy mums, elderly or executives working long hours with little time left for cooking. Let me tell you [...]

Homemade 24-hour SCD yoghurt recipes with cow milk or coconut milk2019-07-28T17:17:14+11:00
26 01, 2018

Food Compatibility Analysis: find the right foods for YOUR body

2019-08-20T10:07:52+11:00

Do you suffer from food sensitivities or reactions? Many of us do these days. Knowing which foods are beneficial for you at present and which are aggravating or triggering symptoms makes a huge difference to the rate and speed of recovering from any condition or improving any aspect of your health. Therefore, I’d like to [...]

Food Compatibility Analysis: find the right foods for YOUR body2019-08-20T10:07:52+11:00
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