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  According to the International Scientific Association of Probiotic and Prebiotics (ISAPP), prebiotics are defined as “a substrate that is selectively utilised by host microorganisms conferring a health benefit”. Prebiotics are some types of indigestible (to humans), fibre or polysaccharides (complex chain of sugars) found in fibre rich plants and fruits. They travel through our…

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Your Detox 2022 Guide

Happy New Year from the team at Taymount. What better way to start the new year than with a detox? Read below and find out how you can cleanse your body from the Christmas indulgence, and give your detox system a chance to recover – in just five days. What is a detox? Before we…

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View Warming Coconut and Vegetable Soup

Warming Coconut and Vegetable Soup

  Ingredients (serves 4):   Paste   1 inch cubed, peeled ginger 1 inch cubed galangal (or 2 tbsp. of ground paste) 0.5 tbsp. turmeric powder 3 large red chillies (deseeded to remove most of the heat) 1.5 tbsp. ground coriander seed 3 shallots 2 cloves garlic   Additional Ingredients   1 stick of lemon…

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What is Functional Medicine?

                      A growing branch in the world of alternative medicine, functional medicine relies on the basic principle that every person responds differently to every illness. The biology-based approach addresses the root cause or causes of disease, such as genetic makeup, environmental influences, and lifestyle choices,…

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View Christmas Survival Guide

Christmas Survival Guide

It’s that festive time of the year! December is the time for Christmas parties and celebrations, but at the same time we all dread this time because of the guilt of over-indulging and getting on the scales in January! If you want to avoid digestive issues, headaches and weight gain, then read below and find…

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View Preparing for Christmas – get your body ready….

Preparing for Christmas – get your body ready….

When facing something like the 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. They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and it is never truer than in health matters….

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View Lemongrass & Fermented Ginger Soda

Lemongrass & Fermented Ginger Soda

Ingredients:   5-6 thumb size chunks of ginger. 1 stalk of fresh lemongrass. 1 bottle of sparkling water Thin slices of lemon and/or lime   Recipe:   To make the fermented ginger, peel and thinly slice the ginger. Place into a medium sized clean, empty jar and add ½ a cup of sugar to the…

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Gut Bacteria and Liver Disease

Gut microbiota protect us against ‘bad bugs’, help us to absorb minerals, produces certain vitamins and supports and balances our immune system. That’s not all as they also promote the growth of healthy colon cells and even improve insulin sensitivity.   However having an ecosystem in your gut that is largely populated by unfriendly bacteria,…

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Warming Autumn Baked Pumpkin

Warming Autumn Baked Pumpkin I love autumn. Cold crisp sunny days and warm rich colours. There is nothing better than coming home from a walk to the smell of delicious spices and snuggling down with your family to a delicious seasonal meal. This baked pumpkin is the ultimate celebration of one the most iconic Autumn…

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