Living with SIBO

onions are considered a high FODMAP food

It was back in 2014 when I took my first Hydrogen breath test to see if I had SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) or not. And sure enough I was positive for both Hydrogen & Methane gases. I immediately started to treat and eradicate my SIBO by following Dr. Jacobi’s Bi-Phasic diet. During my herbal treatment, I noticed instant…

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What is a naturopath?

I often get a puzzled look when someone asks me what ‘I do’. So I thought there must be a lot of people that don’t know what a naturopath is. And it’s kinda tricky to say too, isn’t it? What a naturopath studies…… A naturopath student requires four years of studying to get their degree. And over this time…

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Why Short Chain Fatty Acids are the Key to Optimal Health

Short chain fatty acids (S.C.F.A’s), sounds like something that you should be avoiding all together. But you couldn’t be more further from the truth. How to feed your gut microbiome, without having to be a fermentation expert! Posted by The Naturopath Shop on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 So what are SCFA’s? SCFA’s are made in your colon. They are…

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Are you inflamed?

Inflammation is your bodies natural response to repair itself and to protect yourself from nasties! It’s also your body to say ‘Hey! Stop! Slow down and take some rest!’ An inflammatory response involves a raise in body temperature (fever), fluid to the area (swelling), vasodilation (so you don’t bleed to death) and unfortunately, sometimes pain. These processes are pretty…

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