Treatments tailor-made for transformation – My Viva-Mayr wellness ‘cure’

“Those who starve do not fast, and those who fast do not starve.” (From: ‘Modern Mayr Medicine and Viva-Mayr Principles for Good Digestion and a Better Life’ by Prof Harald Stossier and Dr. George Stossier.) Many of you will have read about or seen some of my posts from my recent stay at the Viva-Mayr […]

flaxseed cookies

Try our Fibre-rich flaxseed cookies – A healthy recipe to get your bowels moving!

When it comes to gut health, flaxseeds pack a proper punch. Small in size, but colossal in health benefits, flaxseeds are loaded with dietary fibre, which can help promote regular bowel movements and prevent constipation, keeping your digestive system functioning smoothly. If you are unsure about how to incorporate flaxseed into your daily diet, look […]

Anti-ageing protein pancakes

Anti-ageing protein pancakes – Download our new recipe!

Our nutritional needs most definitely change the older we get. One of the most potent tools in the fight against ageing is protein. This essential nutrient plays a crucial role in maintaining and restoring the body’s functions, and plays a key role in preserving youth and health for a number of reasons. Research consistently demonstrates […]

Perfect Balance Kit

No more laxatives! How our supplements helped Aimee’s constipation.

When I qualified in colon hydrotherapy, it soon became very clear to me how big a problem constipation is in this country. Many people may not talk about their issues with constipation due to the embarrassment and shame around the ridiculous notion that speaking about anything to do with our bowels is ‘off-limits’. Honestly, we […]

Five daily habits to support your digestion

Five daily habits to support your digestion

Gut health is crucial year-round, but during winter, our dietary and lifestyle habits tend to shift, often leading to digestive discomfort. Research suggests that we all have a unique combination of gut microbes. Your gut microbiome is as unique to you as are your fingerprints. This means that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to improving […]

Winter Viruses

Supercharge your immune system

Our immune system is our first line of defence against illnesses and diseases. But how do we ensure that our immune system is in top shape? While we can’t completely avoid exposure to germs, we can most certainly take proactive steps to strengthen our immunity and prepare for the challenges that the colder months can […]

green superfood soup

Boost your immunity this January

Our super simple, very nourishing Gorgeous Green Superfood Soup is a warming, cosy way to get your greens in! It’s the cold weather equivalent to your power smoothie. From a naturopathic and traditional Chinese medicine viewpoint, cold drinks/food should be limited during the colder months, including smoothies and juices. The body needs warmth during cold […]

Happy Hormone Hummus

Happy Hormone Hummus – download our free recipe!

I would like to share this delicious, and very easy to prepare hummus recipe with you. It’s a great source of phytoestrogens, compounds that naturally occur in plants that can be of particular benefit to perimenopausal or menopausal women. You are likely consuming phytoestrogens already and simply don’t know it – especially if you are […]

menopause

Is menopause to blame for my gut symptoms?

Twenty years ago, we never talked about the menopause. We euphemistically talked about ‘the change’, but never talked openly about the transition that affects 51% of our population at some point in their lives. Along with this were jokes about hot flushes and accompanying elbow nudges and eye rolls, leading to unhelpful stereotyping of women […]

skin supplement

Omega 3 – Superstar skin supplement

Seeing as it’s National Eczema Week, I thought it would be an opportune time to take a closer look at how eczema and other skin conditions can be managed through diet and supplementation. Anyone that has an auto-immune related skin issue, especially eczema and psoriasis, should take a probiotic and get plenty of natural, anti-inflammatory […]

Omega-3 fish oils supplement from Just for Tummies

Omega 3 for a better menopause

Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid that can play a major role in improving the menopausal transition. Its many health benefits make an impressive line-up; from our hearts to our minds and every cell in between, omega 3s contribute to every inch of our bodies, both externally and internally, in terms of health. Studies […]

Autumn Gut Reboot

Ready for your autumn gut reboot?

Why does the transition from summer to autumn often feel stressful? Well, the summer can be a busy time – those blissful longer days allow more time to be social, being outdoors for longer and generally more active. I don’t know about you, but just thinking of summer conjures up images of fun, holidays and […]