Wholefoods vs Supplementation

I see evidence of nutrient deficiencies all the time. Most people don’t even know they have them. “But I eat well!” people tell me. So how do these deficiencies come about? Let’s face it, food isn’t what it used to be. Commercial farming practices, including the use of pesticides and herbicides, rob fresh food of […]

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Probiotics – Benefits, uses & strain specificity.

  Probiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed natural treatments for digestive dysfunction.  They come in many varieties, but what’s the theory behind their efficacy and how do they work to promote a healthier gut? Gut bacteria are an organ unto themselves There are over 10 trillion organisms that populate the gut, weighing between […]

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Inflammation – The silent killer

‘Inflammation’ seems like a fairly innocuous word, really. However, unrestrained inflammation is a huge health concern, and one of the main reasons why chronic disease is so prevalent today. What is inflammation? Basically, it’s the result of an immune response. Like most things, inflammation in small amounts is beneficial. When you cut yourself or catch […]

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