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Keep up-to-date with our articles and find out the latest news from the Taymount Clinic team. Our nutritionists and therapist cover popular news topics including sugar, obesity, fad diets, diabetes, diseases and much much more.


View Friday Ferments – Kefir Pannacotta

Friday Ferments – Kefir Pannacotta

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a probiotic desert to assist with digestion after a meal I thought to myself one day…..introducing Kefir Pannacotta.  I decided to make 2 versions – one with coconut milk and one with cows’ milk.  I also added some Acacia gum to the coconut milk kefir pannacotta providing a dose…

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View Lesley Paterson – Triathlete, lymes disease & my FMT journey

Lesley Paterson – Triathlete, lymes disease & my FMT journey

Come on a journey with Lesley Paterson, World Champion Triathlete & Lymes Disease sufferer. Lesley is about to embark on her FMT journey with our clinic. She will be sharing her journey with us through vlogs, blogs and Facebook LIVE.     BLOG 12/02/2017 – SEEING THE WORLD   All I can describe it as…

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View AGE’s Age You

AGE’s Age You

AGE is an acronym for Advanced Glycation End products. What does this mean? Dietary AGE’s are created when sugar molecules react with amino acids or lipids and occur in greater numbers over cooking methods that involve high heat such as grilling, roasting, searing and frying. What does this mean for you? AGE’s increase inflammation, oxidative…

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View War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines

War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines

War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines Ever wondered why your grandparents had smaller waistlines than we have? Why going back in time could remind us where we went wrong with our lifestyle and the modern-day diet, including sugar. Being very close to my grandmother I have always listened to her stories of the good old days…

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View Bitter Melon – bitter fruit with a sweet nature

Bitter Melon – bitter fruit with a sweet nature

Bitter Melon – a bitter fruit with a sweet nature   Bitter melon (Momordica charantia), also known to me by its Sanskrit name karela, is taking the world by storm for its blood glucose lowering effects.  This fruit, which resembles a cucumber gone wrong, is native to Asia, India, South America and Africa.  Bitter melon,…

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View Ways to Survive & Thrive During the Holiday Season

Ways to Survive & Thrive During the Holiday Season

This holiday season should be a time to relax and be with our families, however for many of us it is a stressful and busy time – especially leading up to the big day itself. We are exposed to a lot of different and indulgent foods and for those who are trying to stick to…

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View Dr Silvio Najt MD

Dr Silvio Najt MD

It is with great sorrow that we have today learned of the very unexpected and tragic passing of Dr Silvio Najt MD who was another pioneer in the use of FMT for gut related conditions. Silvio was a friend of the Taymount Clinic. When he left the USA to return to practise in his native…

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View Liquid Gold – The Health Benefits of Ghee

Liquid Gold – The Health Benefits of Ghee

  Liquid Gold – The Health Benefits of Ghee Ghee is a dairy product which is made by heating cow’s butter and removing the water and milk solids.  As all but a trace of the milk sugars and proteins is removed, it much more likely to be tolerated by those with an intolerance to casein…

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View Diverse Diet for a Healthy Microbiome

Diverse Diet for a Healthy Microbiome

Different fibres support the growth of different species of bacteria therefore ingesting a wide variety of prebiotic fibres will support many species and strains of bacteria.  At present, there are approximately 300 species of bacteria identified in the colon of healthy western populations and 400-500 species identified in the colon of non-western healthy populations.  Why…

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