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Why Liver Health is a Key Step

Why Liver Health is a Key Step

Your liver has many, many functions, such as helping to digest food, activating enzymes by releasing bile into your intestines, activating immune cells, metabolising excess cholesterol, producing and metabolising hormones, storing and regulating vitamins and glucose. Signs of liver toxicity include fatigue, indigestion, gas, bloating, constipation, heartburn, PMS, acne, psoriasis, pain on the right side …

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Mitochondrial Health

Mitochondrial Health

Mitochondrial Health Mitochondria and they live within our cells – they are quite literally the powerhouses of the cells. They are vital for survival as they harvest additional energy from the food we eat. Without them, we would not generate enough energy to survive! When mitochondria are damaged, they produce less energy, which results in …

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Interesting Ways to Optimise Your Metabolism

Interesting Ways to Optimise Your Metabolism

Interesting Ways to Optimise Your Metabolism? Our metabolism is mainly governed by our gut bacteria.  Pathogenic bacteria can cause inflammation, which could increase leaky gut (intestinal permeability), which can also impact our brain, causing cravings and hunger. Beneficial bacteria, on the other hand, create short-chain fatty acid production, which regulates fat cell receptors, releasing leptin …

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Improving Good Gut Health

Improving Good Gut Health

Improving good gut health Our gut instincts are real. Getting butterflies when we’re nervous happens because our nervous systems and our digestive systems are intertwined. The enteric nervous system runs through our digestive system, has around 100 million neurons, and is connected to our brain via our Vagus nerve. Our thoughts can influence the gut …

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Fibre and Calories

Fibre and Calories

Is Fibre ‘The Missing Macro Nutrient’? Fibre is mostly found in plant foods, including vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds. The benefits of eating more fibre include: Reducing cholesterol by preventing absorption Promoting a healthy weight by keeping you fuller for longer due to slower digestion Adds bulk to the digestive tract to …

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