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Diseases, Nutrition
May
07
What you need to know about skin problems
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Skin is the largest body organ and it acts as a barrier interacting with the outside environment. This barrier protects us, helps us to regulate body temperature, prevents the invasion of foreign particles and pathogens, prevents excess

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Nutrition
Apr
23
Are supplements useful or useless?
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I have learned a lot about dietary supplements in the last couple of years and I do keep learning. Before I became a parent, I was never rigorously taking any supplement. Only occasionally, I purchased a low-quality multivitamin from a

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Diseases
Apr
09
Tiredness, unexplained weight gain, constipation? Hypothyroidism issues are more common than you realise
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Hypothyroidism, in other words an underactive thyroid, is the most common thyroid disfunction. Thyroid hormones influence virtually every organ system in your body. Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) happens when your body does not have

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Microbiome and gut health
Mar
23
Ways to fix 5 signs of an unhealthy gut
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As may know, my last blog was devoted to 5 common signs of an unhealthy gut.  I have emphasized there that our gut works in a top-to-bottom sequence and that when you are struggling with digestive issues, the problem may lie anywhere

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Microbiome and gut health
Mar
16
5 signs of an unhealthy gut
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Gut issues are a warning sign and when left unmanaged, they pose a risk of chronic health problems.  If you are following health related news, you probably have seen blogs stating that all gut issues and often all health issues are

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Diseases, Microbiome and gut health, Nutrition
Feb
10
Gut glossary
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ANTIBIOTIC – antibiotics, or antibacterials, are a type of antimicrobial used to target bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They can either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. DYSBIOSIS – also

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Microbiome and gut health, Nutrition
Feb
09
3 tips on taking probiotics
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Tip #1 What to look for when choosing a probiotic supplement Choose a reputable brand Select products specifying probiotics by genus, species and strain, such as Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS- Look for strains that occur naturally in human

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Microbiome and gut health
Feb
09
Probiotics and prebiotics
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PROBIOTICS PROBIOTICS – live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. The term probiotic was first used in 1954 and derives from the Latin preposition pro (“for”) and the Greek

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Nutrition
Oct
12
Sugar: to eat or not to eat?
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It’s a common dilemma. Excess sugar consumption over last decades has made this substance our number one health enemy. Even if you don’t eat sweets, you are probably exposed to more sugar than you realize. There is also some confusion

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Diseases, Nutrition
Apr
16
What you need to know about insulin resistance
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Blood sugar imbalance is a commonly undiagnosed problem. Stable blood sugar is essential to overall health. Blood sugar imbalance can relate to (chronically) low or high blood sugar. Some people experience both, fluctuating blood sugar

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