Probiotic and Prebiotic?
Trusting Your Gut
In human intestines, there are many strains of two main species of friendly bacteria, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Probiotics and Prebiotics both help those friendly bacteria, but in different ways:
What is the Difference between Probiotic and Prebiotic?…
Speed up your healing – dump gluten and increase protein
Lack of essential and bioavailable proteins are a major contributing factor to persistent illness especially in those with gluten sensitivity. Protein is the main ingredient your body uses to build immune antibodies as well as heal inflamed structural tissues and muscles.…
Collagen declines with age, and for this reason research into collagen has exploded in the past few years. I decided a some years ago to womble around and look at what’s available in the collagen line, and sadly I was flabbergasted at the additives and all I saw in the products on the shelves. …
I’ve just brought in a pile of the most marvellous organic and conventional (but ALL non-irradiated) herbs and spices. Why? Because I don’t trust those I buy off the shelf! Simple. They could be, stale, ‘cut’ with cornflour or wheat starch, heaven knows what else, and what kind of conditions are they dried in? …
Berberine is one of the most exciting natural products in current medical research and has nothing short of amazing properties.
Other than for weight loss, it’s a powerful:
Berberine is most commonly taken for
- Weight Loss
- Powerful anti-ageing properties on skin
- Anti-inflammatory for skin and entire body
- High Blood Pressure
- Reduces Insulin Levels
- High Cholesterol
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Some studies say it’s much better than metformin. …
Chicken collagen (type 2) is very different to bovine collagen (type 1 & 3) – it is taken from the chicken sternum (breast) which is made up of pure collagen. No chickens are killed for collagen, just as no beef cattle are ever killed for their collagen – collagen is an industry which uses the vital parts of the animal which otherwise might be discarded, but which are very valuable.…
I am still amazed every day by what my utterly amazing brand of Pure Hydrolysed Collagen I am bringing in is doing for me and for thousands of people around the country. It’s become so effective that many doctors are referring patients to this brand (which is the fastest growing brand of collagen in the country) but there ARE side effects!…
You’re probably wondering why I have two different kinds of oral magnesium now – the powdered Magnesium Citrate vs Magnesium Chelate Premium. Apart from the fact that some people like powders and others like capsules there are some subtle differences.…
According to Harvard research, this deficiency is one of the top 10 causes of death in USA. Omega-3 decreases risk of heart disease and stroke, depression, hypertension, ADHD, joint pain, arthritis, eczema, infertility, miscarriage, raised triglyceride levels (a heart disease marker) and dozens of other serious conditions.…
I have to say the thing that really upsets me is to see people throw away a valuable, nutritional powerhouse in the egg yolk, and eat the useless egg white. It’s sacrilege! People are just so confused about eggs as a whole (no pun intended), so let’s have a look at the science behind eggs.…
Have you had a test recently for insurance or as part of a medical aid programme and been told you have NAFLD?
You probably got (or should have got) a ‘fasting metabolic panel’ where your blood sugar, electrolytes, kidney and liver function is assessed.…
It is a crippling, relentless condition which often leads to immobility, horrible drugs, and frequently due to falls and their complications in the elderly – death. Your bones start to lose density at the age of 25 when they have reached their peak, so keeping your bones strong throughout your life is very important.…
You may know by now that magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes plus it is present in every single cell of the body, and is important for your brain to your heart rhythm, lung function, bone density and much more including regulating blood glucose.…
This story starts with an unexpected main character so-called “bad” cholesterol. First we have to establish at the outset there is no such thing as ‘bad’ cholesterol.
ALL cholesterol is good.
Cholesterol has NEVER been the cause of heart disease.…
You’ve heard of PRObiotics – the beneficial bacterial population in our bodies, but what about PREbiotics?
Prebiotics are found in certain foods and are essential for increasing and feeding our healthy beneficial gut flora which go to make up our microbiome – that nine-tenths of who we are – but we simply do not get enough. …
We know there is no such thing as a panacea, but Berberine comes pretty close if you are suffering from:
- High blood sugar levels
- Insulin resistance
- Dyslipidemia (raised cholesterol etc)
- Weight gain
- Abdominal obesity
Even cancer, Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s it seems are responding in some preliminary studies.…
Is your thyroid underactive? It seems every second person, especially women, are really battling with this pandemic right now. We need to know how to Nourish a health thyroid gland!
If you aren’t sure, or haven’t had a test, some of these symptoms may apply if you have hypothyroidism:
- Battle to lose weight
- Edema – water retention
- Abnormal menstrual cycles
- Dry skin
- Sluggish, lack of motivation
- Chronic constipation
- Poor digestion
- Easily fatigued, tired and sleepy
- Poor circulation
- Cold hands and feet
- Hair loss, thinning hair
- Hormonal imbalances
- High cholesterol
The Role of Protein
If you think this may describe you, consider the role protein plays in keeping your thyroid healthy. …