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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 #ObesityWeek Turn off heating & lose fat really?

#ObesityWeek Turn off heating & lose fat really?

It has been known for some time that we have two types of body fat; the white, soft and cushiony kind and a firmer, brownish coloured fat called Brown Adipose Tissue; an example of this is the pad on the mid back between the shoulders. When this fat is activated, it generates heat and it is thought that it helps to spur weight loss…

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View Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotic Found in UK

Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotic Found in UK

According to a BBC report “Bacteria that resist the most common antibiotic of last resort – colistin – have been discovered in the UK. Officials say the threat to human health is low, but is under ongoing review. Scientists warned the world was on the cusp of a post-antibiotic era when such resistance was discovered in China last month.”

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View Preparing for Christmas – Get your body ready….

Preparing for Christmas – Get your body ready….

When facing something like the Christmas Festive Period, a long holiday, or any event, which is likely to throw you off your normal routine, it is important to make your body strong and resilient beforehand.

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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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