So far in this “Looking after your Gut Health” series, we’ve talked about: The bare-bones basics of supporting your digestive health Herbs and nutrients that can help The importance of digestive enzymes And now, let’s talk probiotics … A probiotic primer: what are they, and what do they actually DO? You’ve probably heard the term “probiotic” before – perhaps as an ingredient in yoghurt, kefir or kombucha. If so, you […]
In the previous article of this “Looking after your Gut Health series”, we briefly touched on your pancreas and its role in creating digestive enzymes. In this article, we’re going to explore what each of these enzymes is and what it does in more depth. First though, a little background on enzymes in general… Enzymes 101: what are they and why are they important? An enzyme is a type of […]
Can aged garlic really help your immune system against colds and flu? When it comes to throwing off colds, flu and other winter illnesses, common wisdom is that you’re stuck with them until nature takes its course. Of course “nature”, in this case, is just another word for your immune system. Your immune system is a complex collection of organs, cells and processes designed to fight off invading micro-organisms like
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Products such fish oil and flaxseed oil have become en vogue in the health world as of late, and as it turns out, there’s a decent amount of science behind the nutrients that make up these supplements. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are what’s driving the recommendations to take fish oil and similar supplements.