It’s not something people talk about much, if at all, but our poo can tell us a lot about our health. If you flush the toilet and never look back then this article is not for you. But if you’ve ever wondered what your stool can tell you about the inner workings of your body […]
Organic Acid Test (OAT).
This type of biomedical testing can be useful for people with the following conditions:
Here we take a look at some of the key information this test provides. The test examines over 70 different metabolites; we are going to take a brief look at some of them here.
Candida and other yeast overgrowths.
The organic […]
Download our Infographic – Factors Affecting Gut Microbes
Those of us working in nutritional medicine and those who have tried to manipulate our gut microbes through diets like the GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome Protocol) are fully aware of how easily our gut microbes can be affected by external influences. Many of those with children following […]
Strange as it sounds, it’s true – your diet, your lifestyle and gut health could be contributing or even causing anxiety.
Here are just three ways that can happen – but there are actually many more…
1. Unidentified food intolerances.
Repeated exposure to foods your body reacts to causes an inflammatory cascade. Your body responds by releasing […]
Well, maybe just 7 …
There are many ways diet can affect your mental health. Here are just seven of the main contenders that I see regularly in clinic ….
1. Blood Sugar Balance: A very common issue – do you ever get hangry? Relying too heavily of carbohydrate, fruit, sugar or simply not eating enough protein can make blood […]
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health conditions in the UK and is hugely underdiagnosed. It can be life limiting, if it is severe enough, it can exert huge control over someone’s day to day function. The good news is that the right nutrition can help.
The idea that food can influence our mental health seems to […]
Autism – more than psychological.
The use of special diets for autism is controversial. This is unfortunate as it can stop parents from discussing with others what a change of diet has done for their child. It also opens up the debate about the causes and environmental triggers of autism, a debate that some people are not willing […]