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Posted by in Improve Digestion on May 19, 2017 .

Dysbiosis (sometimes called “dysbacteriosis”) describes a microbial imbalance on or in the human body; put simply, an imbalance of “good” versus “bad” bacteria.

It is most common in the digestive tract and on the skin, but can also develop on just about any exposed surface or mucous membrane, which can include the lungs,...

Posted by in Blood Sugar, Weight Loss, Healthy Eating on Apr 28, 2017 .

What is metabolism?

The word "metabolism" broadly refers to all chemical reactions involved in maintaining life within our bodies. At a more specific level, the term is often divided into two sub-categories:

  1. Catabolism: the breakdown of molecules to obtain energy.
  2. Anabolism: the synthesis of all compounds needed by the...

Posted by in Improve Digestion, The Immune System on Apr 18, 2017 .

What is a yeast probiotic?

Saccharomyces boulardii is what is known as a yeast probiotic. It is a completely unique, harmless and tropical yeast / fungus, that may actually have several beneficial actions on the human body. In particular, it is thought to support the gastrointestinal tract by helping to increase numbers of intestinal...

Reaching a healthy weight is about more than just how you look; it’s about how you feel...

Carrying excess weight can have some serious consequences for your overall health and well-being, particularly once a level of obesity has been reached. For instance, high levels of body fat have been linked to:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • high blood...

The health of your digestive tract affects more than just your digestion

You often hear experts saying that it is important to care for your digestive system. You might naturally have assumed that this is because digestion is a vitally important process in the body; the process through which food is broken down into its constituent...

Posted by in Colon Health, Food Allergies and Intolerances on Feb 14, 2017 .

What is bad breath?

In summary, bad breath is an unpleasant aroma from a person's breath or mouth. Chronic bad breath is technically referred to as halitosis. Less commonly, it is also called fetor oris, ozostomia and stomatodysodia.

It's a more common problem than you might think and it comes in many forms, degrees of intensity and...

Posted by in Weight Loss, Protein on Feb 10, 2017 .

Protein

The body has multiple uses for protein - an essential macronutrient required in large amounts in the diet. For example, it has central role in critical processes like:

  • tissue production and repair
  • muscular and bone growth and renewal
  • brain function
  • hormone and enzyme production
  • immune system function
  • and providing...

Posted by in Colon Health, Body Cleanse and Detox on Jan 24, 2017 .

Why cleanse your colon?

Most natural health practitioners (such as herbalists, naturopaths, nutritionists etc) agree that many modern day health conditions and, in particular, digestive complaints are caused (or at least contributed to by) years of poor diet.

Regularly eating processed and refined foods (i.e. ”junk foods”),...

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