Archive for 'Digestive Health' Category

Colonic Hydrotherapy

Colonic hydrotherapy is another term for colonic irrigation – two fancy terms that simply mean complete cleansing of the colon.  Cleansing of the colon is not a new development or procedure; it has actually been around for centuries.  Whether or not people knew the benefits of the procedure are not clear, but one thing is [...]

How can we improve digestive health?

As per Dr Monica Lewis many people who suffer varying health issues have an underlying problem with their digestive system. Digestive problems may cause deterioration to your general health and well being. It is important to take time to think about your digestive system and do what you can to ensure it is functioning at [...]

Do you love your gut?

Digestive Health Your body contains billions of good and bad bacteria and other micro organisms. To achieve optimal health, you really need to achieve optimal gut health. Show your gut you care by stocking up on lots of good bacteria. You can get your daily dose of good bacteria through a good quality probiotic. Probiotics [...]

Lactose Intolerance

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is a sugar found in milk and some dairy products. We need lactase enzyme to digest lactose. People who has insufficient level of lactase in their digestive system, to metabolise lactose, are classed as lactose intolerant individuals. Lactase is produced by the cells lining the small intestine. Lactase breaks down [...]

Understanding Gluten Free

What is Coeliac? Coeliac is a genetic, auto-immune disorder of the small intestine. It is where the body has an adverse reaction to gluten in the diet and begins to produce antibodies that attack the lining of the small intestine rather than the food products consumed. It is also called gluten intolerance, many people who [...]