Why you need to boycott the word “should” right now

Have you been working out every day at home and not overindulging in beige food (and wine…)? Good for you.  But if you haven’t that’s ok too.

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Top immunity-boosting supplements to support your health right now

Usually your propensity to catch a cold at this time of year would be no big deal but now, with health top of mind, keeping your immune system in peak condition is paramount.

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Intermittent fasting: what is it and is it right for you?

Intermittent fasting is definitely having a serious moment – you only have to flick through a gossip mag or hit the work lunchroom to know it’s the ‘in thing’. The popular health and fitness trend boasts various health benefits, but is it more than just a craze? We decided to look into the concept of intermittent fasting to put the record straight once and for all.

How polycystic ovary syndrome affect fertility

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting around 6 – 10% of the female population.

Are lectins the new gluten?

For a while it has seemed gluten free, or at the very least wheat free, has been all the rage. I’m not complaining, as a diagnosed Coeliac I quite enjoy the explosion of options on offer to me. If it weren’t for the gluten free trend, I’d still be eating cardboard for bread.

Inflammation: Friend or Foe?

Many would consider inflammation to be a negative thing. It’s understandable why as the process of inflammation is often experienced in the body as uncomfortable or painful. Swelling, loss of function, pain, heat and redness are the five classic signs of inflammation (none of which anyone would describe as being pleasant). The presence of inflammation has also been associated with chronic disease (such as heart disease and diabetes). Despite these things, inflammation is a natural and important process in the body and plays a role in both health and disease. It’s made up of a series of actions that the body uses to work to protect and heal itself. 

Tiana Lee Campbell tells us about Cognitive Distortions

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What is SIBO?

What your uncomfortable bloated tummy can really mean: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

8 Things that can disrupt your microbiome

The latest big thing in health is the microbiome. And for good reason!