June 20, 2019

Gut Feeling: Understanding the Role of Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

Humans have been consuming sources of probiotics for thousands of years! They can be found in fermented foods and foods high in probiotic activity such as miso, kimchi and kombucha. The question is, what exactly are probiotics? What is the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? How can we promote their growth and development in our guts? Probiotics Probiotics are ‘good’ bacteria that, when taken in adequate amounts, help support the […]
July 18, 2017
Understanding-ezcema

Understanding eczema: how to naturally help your baby’s eczema

Need natural help with your baby’s eczema? If your baby or toddler suffers from the dry, itchy, flaky skin (along with the restlessness and sensitivity) that characterises eczema, you’ve probably already tried several treatments. But if all the lotions and creams aren’t working, you might be feeling at your wits’ end. If so, it might help to understand what eczema is, and what causes it. What, exactly, is eczema?