Relief from Acid Reflux

There are various ways of relieving reflux and some are listed below. If you experience abdominal pain, as well as reflux, then consider asking your GP for a Helicobacter Pylori test (H. pylori). This is a type of bacteria that’s found in the stomach and small intestine but if it multiplies too much there can…

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A few wise health notes…

1…. All those who reach old age have only one thing in common, BALANCED SUGAR LEVELS, something many of us never have 2…. We cannot heal physically if we do not heal emotionally 3…. Our gut has a huge influence on our entire body and our thoughts have a huge influence on our gut bacteria.…

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Eating Late

Our eating culture over the last few decades has changed. We used to eat our main meal at lunchtime and now we eat late into the night. Our digestive powers are at its greatest earlier on in the day and they diminish as the day goes on, they also diminish as we age. There is…

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Is Fruit Good?

The answer is yes, but there are certain guidelines to ensure that we get the best from this food.   Always eat fruit on an empty stomach, so that’s in between meals or half an hour before a meal. Fruit passes through the stomach very quickly and if it is eaten after a meal, which…

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The Deadly Nightshade Family

White Potatoes, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers (including chilli, paprika, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper and bell peppers) are the edible varieties of the deadly nightshade family and are full of nutrients. However, many of us suffer when we consume them and a lot is written about why we shouldn’t be eating them, but the evidence is…

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Bile Acid Diarrhoea (BAD)

This affects 1:100 people and symptoms include urgent diarrhoea – even in the middle of the night – which is often accompanied with pain, gas and bloating, fatigue, nausea, indigestion, weight gain and even depression. Sufferers are always scanning for the nearest toilet and it can take over their life, there is no cure and…

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Kefir – an ancient superfood

This is a fermented drink using kefir grains, which look like small cauliflower florets, and ideally made with raw, organic milk rather than the supermarket bought variety as it has far more nutrients. This milk ferments over a period of 24-48 hours to produce a thick, sour tasting drink which contains a huge amount of…

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Squatting is best!

Yes I know it’s uncomfortable for some of you, especially when you go to the far flung corners of the globe and there is no choice, but honestly the toilet isn’t doing us any favours health wise. The issue is that there is a muscle close to the colon called the puborectalis and this is…

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The Differences in Fibre

Soluble fibre, the kind found in cucumbers, beans, nuts and blueberries dissolves into a jelly like substance and helps to slow down the digestion. Insoluble fibre on the other hand which in found in vegetables such as celery, carrots, leafy greens and green beans does not dissolve and bulks the stool up which helps moves…

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432 Hz Frequency Music

432 Hz music (also known as Verdi’s ‘A’) is a music pitch that resonates with nature and is known to create universal harmony within us when we listen to it. The ancient Greeks used this pitch as do the Tibetan monks in their singing bowls. 432 Hz is connected with numbers and was used to build…

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