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View Extreme Flatulence

Extreme Flatulence

We should start by naming the beast up front and be done with it…. Farting, toots, parps, blow-offs, pop-offs, trumps, etc etc. Ok, when you stop sniggering we can get on with some science….

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View Sleep Awareness Week – What happens when you sleep?

Sleep Awareness Week – What happens when you sleep?

Sleep Awareness Week My mother used to say that “An hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after.” An old wives’ tale or based on sound fact? We know for certain that our bodies have a rhythm that runs during the 24 hours cycle, it is our Circadian Rhythm.  During this cycle, certain hormones…

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View How many sugars in your coffee?

How many sugars in your coffee?

Breaking news about the stunning levels of sugar served up in the flavoured coffees, mulled fruit juices and other drinks at High Street coffee-shop chains, brings to mind the relevance of a little experiment demonstrated recently at a meeting of the local Cub Scouts to ‘stir’ their awareness of the sugar content of their favourite drinks…

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View Love your gut this Valentines Day

Love your gut this Valentines Day

A Valentines Meal… Love your gut – Once upon a time, I made a themed Valentine’s day meal.  I served heart shaped blocks of fine pate with heart-shaped cucumber garnish, followed by braised lamb’s hearts in a rich red wine gravy with rice and broccoli.  Dessert was a light yogurt and fruit fool set with…

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View A Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips

A Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips

Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips The following tips are all tiny changes that you can make for a healthy gut, that won’t do a great deal on their own that you will notice. But the more you can do, the greater the benefit and over time, they will add up to a trend.  Our…

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View Frozen stool – is INFINITELY BETTER than fresh!

Frozen stool – is INFINITELY BETTER than fresh!

Frozen stool…is it really just as good as fresh? Or in fact – is it better? Our implants, our testing and quarantine methods, make them the SAFEST IN THE WORLD. In short, frozen stool is not just as good as fresh – they are INFINITELY BETTER THAN FRESH!

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View Eating left over food? Waste it Don’t Waist it!

Eating left over food? Waste it Don’t Waist it!

Eating Xmas left overs? A lot of us feel that we cannot simply throw out the indulgent food, sugary cakes & sweet’s as they cost money to buy in the first place. Could you summon the courage to throw out all the junk food left over from Christmas? Don’t panic – Help is at hand!

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View Which diet is it going to be this year….?

Which diet is it going to be this year….?

the latest diet book to hit the media is the SIRT Food Diet. This could be described as the successor to the 5:2 diet in the way that the specific foods eaten (and there is a list of around 20 specific Sirtuin-containing foods) seem to mimic the effects achieved with intermittent fasting; that is, the regenerative and anti-disease benefits along with the weight loss achieved.

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