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 […]
Are you wondering if you have SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)? Symptoms of SIBO can overlap with symptoms of other digestive issues, making identifying it difficult.
So how can you tell if you have SIBO?
If there is bacterial overgrowth in your small intestine you will most likely have some of the following symptoms:
A simple test that is sometimes mentioned as a way to find out if candida overgrowth is an issue for you is The Spit Test. The instructions are that when you wake up in the morning you spit in a fresh glass of water and watch to see stringy saliva in the water, cloudy saliva […]
Do you find that by the end of the day you need to loosen you belt or look as if you might be pregnant? If bloating is getting you down here are our top tips for banishing the bloat for good!
1. Chew your food.
Good digestion begins in the mouth with chewing your food well. […]
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 […]
Stool testing is a commonly used for children with autism. It gives us useful information about gut function and the microflora which inhabit it. We are able to gather information about pathogens, yeasts and inflammation along with signs of digestive irregularities. Clinical nutritionists can use this information to infer how these findings might impact the […]
If you’ve tried every self-help book on the shelf to stop comfort eating and still get cosy with a family bag of Doritos in the evening then this blog post is for you!
We have been led to believe that comfort eating is the result of external pressures – a bad day, a rubbish week, or […]
Candida and overgrowth of other yeast is a common problem. Often it is part of a bigger picture of gut dysbiosis (when the gut contains more pathogenic bacteria than good). Often yeast is allowed to flourish during a course of antibiotics. The antibiotics kill off many of the gut bacteria but it doesn’t attack yeast. […]