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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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Whenever I have mentioned to people that I have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, their first reaction is- ‘You have what’?… It is slightly on the wordy side and so I will just use the acronym SIBO instead, to save my little typing hands. SIBO is what its name suggests- an overgrowth of bacteria residing in the small intestines. We…

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