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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 How to Look After Your Body Through Christmas (and beyond…)

How to Look After Your Body Through Christmas (and beyond…)

It’s that time of the year again and most of us will be attending parties, events, special meals and drinks parties long before the actual day of Christmas itself. This makes for a lot of extra eating and drinking alcohol – it is never about one single lunchtime meal, is it? So how do we look…

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View Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week – By Enid Taylor

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week – By Enid Taylor

This week is Crohn’s and Colitis awareness week.  From 1st – 7th December, Crohn’s and Colitis UK are working hard to bring together the community of sufferers to raise awareness and help people who feel isolated by their condition.  They want people to share their experiences of living with these conditions. Today (Friday 4th) is…

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View The best foods for good digestion

The best foods for good digestion

As leading digestive health experts, we at the Taymount Clinic are often asked: ‘What are the best foods to help keep our guts in tip top shape.’ Of course, the best place to start is with a diverse, unprocessed, wholefoods diet and this can go a long way to keeping the gut healthy and happy….

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View World diabetes day a chance to highlight how we need to guard health

World diabetes day a chance to highlight how we need to guard health

Saturday November 14 is World Diabetes Day, which gives us all a chance to reflect on the causes and complications of this dreadful disease. We at the Taymount Clinic support any initiative to highlight major health problems and prevent them, so we hope that by raising awareness in this way that it will, at least,…

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View Ground breaking FMT treatment now available for children

Ground breaking FMT treatment now available for children

Increasingly, we at the Taymount Clinic are asked if faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) is available for children and we are pleased to announce that our clinic in North America is now available to carry out this procedure. Our partners at the Bahamas Medical Centre in Nassau are now accepting patients under 16 years of age,…

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View Scientists link childhood asthma with depleted microbiome in our ‘too clean’ world

Scientists link childhood asthma with depleted microbiome in our ‘too clean’ world

News this week that Canadian scientists have linked a depleted microbiome to asthma has certainly made many throughout the world sit up and take notice. The research’s damning views on modern hygiene methods are also very noteworthy. This research by the team at the University of British Columbia and the Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, revealed…

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View Sugar tax rejection proof that the fight will be a tough one

Sugar tax rejection proof that the fight will be a tough one

The news which has broken this week that the government has rejected Chef Jamie Oliver’s call for a 7p tax on cans of sugary drinks is disappointing yet extremely predictable. Over 140,000 signed the celebrity cook’s online petition which was instigated earlier this month in his excellent programme Jamie’s Sugar Rush, meaning its numbers triggered…

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View Sugar tax the start of a long fight against the killer ingredient

Sugar tax the start of a long fight against the killer ingredient

For those of us infuriated by the havoc that excess sugar consumption is wreacking on the nation’s health, Jamie’s Sugar Rush was quite possibly the most important programme on television in many a long year. Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef turned health campaigner in this hard hitting one hour documentary on Channel 4 on Thursday…

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