Colon cleansing

Colon cleansing

What does the colon do? In order to understand what the colon does, how it works and how its state can affect our health, it’s helpful first to learn a little about the greater digestive system of which it forms a part. The digestive system The digestive tract...
Yeast overgrowth – the basics

Yeast overgrowth – the basics

When people talk about yeast overgrowth in the body, they are referring to harmful yeast organisms. Candidiasis is by far the most common type of yeast infection, and there are more than 20 species of Candida, the most common being Candida albicans (a type of fungus)....
Beat the bloat!

Beat the bloat!

Most people, especially women, recognise that uncomfortable feeling when their stomach suddenly swells up like a balloon, often accompanied by stomach pain and flatulence. This may be triggered by, for example, eating the wrong kinds of food, stress or a number of...
What’s in my food?

What’s in my food?

In this modern age of processed foods and the widespread use of artificial chemicals to enhance everything from taste and appearance to shelf life, you can no longer take it for granted that you know what is in your food just by looking at it. Food these days is not...

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