6 Main Causes of Gut Health Problems

6 Causes of Poor Gut Health

Candida, IBS, and digestion problems are just the tip of the iceberg… Gut health problems occur when unwanted bad bacteria overpower the good bacteria in the gut. The bad bacteria take over the gut by means of an overgrowth. Thus an imbalance is created between good and bad bacteria in the gut.   But what…

Why Gut Health is Crucial

Why Gut Health is Crucial

There is no health without a healthy gut. We can eat the best quality food, have low exposure to toxins, and have the most positive attitude – if our gut is not healthy, our overall health will deteriorate.   The gut performs three functions that are crucial to our health: It breaks food down into nutrients, Facilitates the…

4 Common Causes of Slow Digestion

4 Common Causes of Digestive Problems

The only thing worse than slow digestion is no digestion. When the digestive system isn’t working as it should, it offers up some noticeable symptoms.  These symptoms include things like belly aches, clothes feeling tighter, and a lack of bowel movement. In most cases, slow digestion blows over within a few days, but if this…

Feeling Bloated after Eating

Why do I Feel Bloated After Eating?

Feeling bloated is not always just a sign of overeating. It can actually point to serious problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease, or high-stress levels. You know when it feels like you have just eaten your entire birthday cake by yourself? That’s stomach bloating. It may come around even when you have not…

The Proof Is In the Probiotics: Why They Work

The Proof Is In the Probiotics: Why They Work

There has been a lot of contradiction around the effectiveness of probiotics to improve health, but at the end of the day it seems that they can be very useful and sometimes much healthier than certain chemical medications. What are probiotics? Probiotics are tiny living organisms that help boost your body’s natural functions. They are…

Type 2 diabetes and an Imbalance in gut bacteria

Type 2 diabetes and an Imbalance in gut bacteria

We’ve all heard the news about the enormous, world-wide epidemic of type 2 diabetes. Not only is this form of diabetes spreading among adults, it is now hitting children and teens as well. The primary cause seems to be excess body weight and weight physical inactivity. But recent breakthrough research strongly indicates another, bottom line…

Super Steps to Boost Digestive Health

Super Steps to Boost Digestive Health

Fight Constipation with fibre This one goes without saying, but fibre keeps you regular. Make sure to eat enough whole grains, apples, grapes, cherries, nuts and bell peppers. You should eat at least 20 grams of fibre each day. Chew Gum to Avoid Heartburn When you chew gum it helps stimulate the production of saliva,…