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Effects of sugar on the body

The effects of sugar on the body really are dependent on the volume being consumed. We all love a little bit of something sweet from time to time. A bit of chocolate, the occasional piece of cake, honey in your tea, bliss balls or raw desserts. What’s not to like? I think […]

How to beat sugar cravings
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How to beat sugar cravings

Learning how to beat sugar cravings can be a key step in your health journey. Thing is though, many of us can find sweet treats very difficult to give up…. or even just to enjoy in moderation. This is especially true when dealing with sugar cravings. Why do we crave […]

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Can your gut health affect your sleep?

Would you have considered that your gut health could affect your sleep? It doesn’t seem the likeliest of connections, does it? However, a growing body of evidence now shows there is a dynamic link between your brain and your gut (1). It is an intricate communication system known as the gut-brain […]

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Mind-body medicine and the gut

Have you ever considered that your mind could have a significant effect on the health of your gut and vice versa? And would you ever have thought that things like meditation, yoga and mindfulness could improve your gut health and health overall? Well, they can! I’m so pleased to share […]

Polyphenol rich foods for gut health
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How your food choices affect your gut health

It seems like everywhere you turn at the moment you’re reading about gut health. Doesn’t it? The gut microbiome has been linked to everything from Irritable Bowel Syndrome to Alzheimer’s to low mood and almost everything in between (1, 2). It’s truly fascinating. Have you ever considered that your daily […]

Top 5 ways to manage arthritis naturally 1
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Naturopathic management of arthritis

I am never more aware of the fact that I have lasting effects from arthritis flares than I am in winter. And I am equally never more thankful about the fact that naturopathic management of arthritis means my symptoms can remain well controlled. Arthritis is one of the most prevalent […]