gut health

sugar and teeth
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

GAPS Stage One: Is the Controversial Gut Healing Protocol Right for You?

Back in 2014, I was considered stark raving bonkers for even contemplating GAPS. But this is 2019 my friends, gut health is all the rage. Here’s the lowdown on me: I’m rarely ill, take zero medication and am generally in good spirits (even on bugger all sleep). Read on for everything you need to know before embarking on The GAPS Diet.

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gut health and fermented foods
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Gut Health and Fermented Foods Course: 31st March 2019 #ad

**Disclaimer: I am co-hosting this gut health and fermented foods course, which is why I am declaring it an ad. For my full disclosure policy, click here.** Do you have a plan to keep healthy, especially over the colder months? If the answer is no, and you know deep down your diet could do with […]

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high cortisol levels
Mental Health

How to Lower Your High Cortisol Levels #ad

**Disclaimer: this article about high cortisol levels is a collaborative piece between myself, and PrecisionBiotics (manufacturer of Zenflore). For my full disclosure policy, please click here.** Cortisol is a glucocorticoid steroid hormone, produced in humans by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress and low blood-glucose concentration. In other words, too much stress can […]

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Water kefir grains
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Water Kefir: Make Your Own Supply of Powerful Natural Probiotics

Water kefir grains (also known as Tibicos) are essentially tiny little SCOBYs. They are not grains, as in wheat, but in fact ancient grains. The microbes present in them work in symbiosis to create a stable culture. These grains are fed a sugar water solution (see recipe below). Once fermented they produce lactic acid, alcohol […]

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gut health
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Gut Health: 3 Low Cost Ways to Get Natural Probiotics in Your Life

When I first embarked on the GAPS Diet in 2014, gut health was still considered a little bit woo. Nowadays it’s becoming mainstream, and was recently discussed on the BBC program Trust Me I’m A Doctor. On the show, home fermented foods came out winning as a method of promoting gut health. Why you might […]

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