Bloating is a common symptom that can either be fairly easy to resolve, or can accompany many other gut related symptoms. Try these tips for yourself this holiday season and see if your digestive symptoms improve.Read More
Continuing on our theme of the gut, here are 10 simple tips on helping to improve digestion.Read More
As part of my series of articles on gut health, here is a short list of foods you should eat, and foods you should avoid, if you are concerned that you may be suffering from 'Leaky Gut Syndrome'.Read More
In today’s fast-paced world, it is very difficult to keep a balance between mind, body and soul. These tips are aimed at helping you to achieve this goal by adopting some daily habits to boost your mind, body and soul.Read More
There are many pro-active measure that we can take to keep our brains healthy and protect ourselves from brain conditions, such as Alzheimer's. This article highlights some steps that you can take now, to protect your future.Read More
Bloating, cramping and digestive discomfort are familiar problems for millions of people and often cause misery to the sufferers. But there is a lot you can do to tame your troublesome tummy. Follow these five simple tips to get your gut back on the road to health.Read More
Before you reach for the pills, try these all-natural tips to boost your stomach acid and prevent hypochlorhydriaRead More
A recent study has concluded that we all need to be eating a whopping 10 portions a day in order to minimise the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and premature mortality in general. Here are 25 easy tips to help you achieve your nutrition targets.Read More
Since altering your lifestyle is the single most important way to achieve a good quality of life, here are some tips for how you can be proactive in boosting your heart-health without the use of medication.Read More
As part of my Healthy Fats series, here are some high-fat foods that are full of nutrition and should form part of your balanced, healthy diet.Read More
Inflammation is the common denominator in most chronic diseases. It accelerates aging and if you have inflamed arteries they will grow a lot more plaque. An anti-inflammatory diet is aimed at lowering inflammation.Read More
Poor diet contributes to more illness and premature death than physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol combined. Diet is key. More and more data proves that even if you exercise and have a normal body weight, if you eat ‘junk’ you are increasing your risk of adverse health consequences.Read More
Here are some practical tips to help you have a happy, healthier Easter!Read More
Today's TT Tips are aimed at helping apply what we have learned in the latest fat and cholesterol blog, to our everyday nutrition considerations.Read More
- If you are not feeling well for any reason, try cutting out gluten for a few weeks and see how you feel.
- Better still - get tested.
- Be aware that even when testing negative for celiac disease, many people still have a gluten intolerance.
Here are today's TT Tips on Polypharmacy:
- If your are taking four or more prescription drugs, consider scaling back, under doctor supervision;
- Review your medication periodically. Understand that drugs like PPI's are intended for short-term use and not for life;
TT's Tips for good sleep hygiene:
- Avoid technology for at least 1 hour before bed;
- Drink caffeinated drinks with caution;
- Have an Epsom salt bath inthe evening. Magnesium relaxes mind and body;
Here are today's tips on movement:
• Standing is better than sitting. Take a closer look at your day and find ways to stand up and/or move more.
• Avoid sitting for longer than 50 minutes out of every hour. Stand up. Move around for a few minutes before sitting for the next 50 minutes.Read More
Understanding the extent to which stress has a negative impact on one’s health is crucial. Stress is a manifestation of our ‘fight and flight’ response: a survival mechanism that has been pivotal to our evolution.Read More
Here are TT's Tips for better eating:
- Avoid eating food that is high in toxins. Aim to buy organic where possible or wash non-organic in bowl of water with capful of apple cider vinegar to get rid of pesticides.
- Aim to buy organic meat and chicken to avoid antibiotics and growth hormones. If constrained by budget, it is better to buy less and to maximise by making stews and stir fries and using bones for making healing bone broths.