You’ve been diagnosed with IBS, what now?

Jun 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

IBS is “ a ‘diagnosis of exclusion”, meaning you’re told you have ‘IBS’ when there’s nothing else making any sense from your case history, symptoms & all the testing you’ve had done. It’s not bowel cancer, not coeliac disease, not diverticulitis, not inflammatory bowel disease, not a food intolerance…hmmm – you must have ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome‘. I guess it’s much more comforting hearing that than your Dr saying ‘we have no idea what is making you feel so unwell’ (which may also be true).

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Hippocrates, Gut Health, the Microbiome & Medication

Jun 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Look after your gut & avoid medications.
Email intro blurb: Many widely used & trusted medications will no longer be considered ‘free from harmful side effects’ as we take into account their (often very significant) impact on our gut microbiome & gut lining.

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The Microbiome & The Future of Food

Jun 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gut health is finally & deservedly front & centre in Australia, with so many suffering from debilitating ’functional gut disorders’ (gut symptoms with nothing detectably wrong with the digestive tract)

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PondWater – Supergreens Plus Aloe. Why this combination?

May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

…just thought I’d share with you why I chose the ingredients I did when producing ‘PondWater’!

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Fighting Depression & Anxiety With Food – Eat Yourself Happy!

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Food supplies the building blocks for our body & brain, as well as the nutrients to keep it functioning (well, it’s supposed to!). Let’s take this concept a step further, now we know how important our gut & its resident microbes are to the picture. 

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Hiding Healthy Food for Kids

Apr 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here’s a healthy lunchbox treat to make for the kids (& big kids)! It tastes very much like ‘green lollies’

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Building Poos – you Don’t Just do Them

Apr 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Suffering from constipation? Ever wondered how poo happens? What your body needs to be able to poo well? You need to know what’s required to build a poo!

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Leaky Gut – What is it & How Do You Fix It?

Apr 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about leaky gut in simple language, including naturopathic tips on what you should & should not be eating plus supplements that can help.

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The Pre & Pro (biotic) Breakfast Combo!

Mar 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why Blend11 with Coconut yoghurt is the perfect healthy breakfast, rich in pre & probiotics, good fats, plant protein, diverse fibre & loads of vitamins & minerals.

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Why You Need to Focus on Fibre: The Forgotten Nutrient

Mar 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fibre improves your ‘internal ecosystem’ – your gut microbial diversity and abundance. Our gut bugs eat whatever makes it into the large intestine intact (i.e. fibre), and when they are well fed – they do great things for us. Find out why you need to focus on fibre…or just stay sick and fat.

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