Antibiotic use as a risk factor for IBS

Antibiotic use as a risk factor for IBS

How a disrupted gut can trigger symptoms I recently spent two weeks at the wonderful Viva-Mayr Clinic of Modern Medicine in Austria carrying out their world-renowned wellness ‘cure’ and whilst there, I attended a few evening lectures where the medical doctors share their knowledge and wisdom on how to maintain a healthy gut. During one […]

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IBS-free for 81-year old Carol – How our supplements have delivered a new lease of life

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex set of symptoms and root causes, from negative shifts in your microbiome to food intolerance to a dysregulated gut-brain connection. When you start to tackle ways of fixing IBS through diet and lifestyle and targeted supplements, you need to be consistent and patient – remember, it’s not likely […]

Viva-Mayr Day Clinic

My wellness retreat to the Viva-Mayr Clinic

Illness is a drama in 10 acts: I first heard about the Viva-Mayr Clinic in Austria back in 2009. Dr. Harald Stossier, the Clinic’s Medical Director used to visit London and give talks on the Mayr ‘cure’, which is based on the principles of the now renowned Mayr method. Developed by Dr. F.X Mayr over […]


Resolving sinus congestion naturally

Since late autumn, continuing throughout the very grey, wet winter we have had, I have been receiving enquiries from people who are suffering with sinusitis, sinus congestion and rhinitis, conditions which tend to prevail in colder weather, as the change in temperature and humidity can irritate the sinuses and lead to congestion, headaches, and other […]

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Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby – Watch the video!

The subject of my most recent live discussion centred on a woman’s journey to pregnancy and beyond. I was joined by nutritional therapist, Sophia Hill, who as mum to recently turned one-year-old Freida, had plenty to share – from how she prepared her body pre-conception, how she navigated pregnancy itself to how she is faring […]

Live Bacteria

Why we all need probiotics – The many reasons why Live Bacteria is our ‘hero product’

I think many of you already know the story of how developing my own range of digestive and gut health supplements came about, but perhaps you don’t know why probiotics feature so prominently in my range. When I qualified in colon hydrotherapy 20 years ago, and began treating people with this amazing therapy, I quickly […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Are your cleaning products harming your gut health?

Did you know that the human body contains approximately 30 trillion human cells and is home to around 38 trillion bacteria? No need to panic – you can take comfort in knowing that many bacteria in your body are, in fact, good bacteria. All the microorganisms in your body, including bacteria, make up your microbiota. […]

Live Bacteria

Probiotics – not just after antibiotics, but for life!

There is no doubt that antibiotics have an essential role to play in modern medicine in preventing and curing bacterial infections. Thanks to antibiotics, bacterial infections are no longer the most common cause of death in the modern world. However, in recent times, it has become increasingly recognised that antibiotics negatively affect our gut microbiome. […]

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Long-term use of PPIs and your gut health

During my 32 years of experience as a natural health practitioner specialising in digestive and gut health, the rise in stomach and digestive disorders and the increase in prescription medication being given to treat these disorders has not escaped my attention. Research backs up my observations on this subject. A 2021 study surveying 73,076 adults […]

How do probiotics stop cystitis?

How do probiotics stop cystitis?

Among the many hundreds of enquiries that I get each month from people struggling with their digestive and gut health, I receive just as many from women with urinary, bladder and vaginal health issues. You see, it’s not just the gut that needs a good balance of friendly bacteria, but those bacteria play an equally […]

Are you ‘inflammaging’?

Are you ‘inflammaging’?

You’ve probably heard that inflammation is at the root of many diseases and plays a key role in ageing. In fact, inflammation is so much a part of conversations around ageing these days, that a new term has been coined to note the connection – Inflammaging. But, before getting to how inflammation contributes to and […]

Immunity support this winter

Best supplements for winter health and wellness

Our immune system is unique to each of us, but there are certain supplements that we can all take to help support immunity, especially through the winter months, and with all the virus variants circulating at the moment, our immune systems need all the help they can get! I take supplements all year round, but […]