Alcohol & Leaky GUT

Australians have a reputation for our excessive alcohol drinking. It’s within our culture to have an outdoor lifestyle, BBQ’s, laid back attitude, scorching sun…..with a bevvy in our hands. The negative impacts of alcohol consumption is evident. I’m not about to start educating you about the physical and mental effects of alcohol. You can do so here. I see…

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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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How to improve your digestion naturally…

Digestion is such an integral component of optimum health, and you would be surprised at how many people I see in my clinic that have low digestive function. Decreased digestion can occur for a few reasons: Medication (especially proton pump inhibitors) Inflammation – due to an infection or auto immune condition Auto immune disorder- Coeliac, Crohn’s, Fibromyalgia, SLE, Inflammatory…

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