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 […]

Cleaning Products

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. […]

supplements for IBS

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 […]

Nourish your Gut this Winter

As I often like to point out, around 80% of our immune system cells are located in the gut. This explains why a healthy gut microbiome has been linked with a strong immune system, a well-functioning digestive system, glowing skin, strong hair and nails, and even improvements in mood. Your gut microbiome is your body’s […]


Live Bacteria – the most versatile supplement on earth!

It’s a bold claim, I know, but I really do believe that my Live Bacteria capsules are one of the most versatile and powerful supplements you can take. They are our most popular supplement and for a very good reason – they work! Just read what Lynne had to say: I sometimes receive messages asking […]


Immune-boosting ‘Hot-Shots’ Smoothies Recipe

Smoothies feature in my weekly meal plan, especially when the seasons change. For me, they always feel more like a sweet treat than like the healthy meal they actually are. Bonus – children love them, too! They have no idea how many superfoods you’re hiding in these delicious smoothies. What makes these smoothies healthy? These […]

cleansing after Christmas

10 top tips for detoxing and cleansing after Christmas

First, lighten up your toxin load. Eliminate alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, refined sugars, and saturated fats, all of which act as toxins in the body and are obstacles to your healing process. Also, minimise the use of chemical-based household cleaners and personal health care products (cleansers, shampoos, deodorants and toothpastes), and substitute natural alternatives. Eat plenty […]

Winter Viruses

Stop winter viruses and infections with a healthy and balanced immune system

For as long as I can remember, everyone in my family has taken live bacteria probiotic capsules, including my daughter-in-law when she was pregnant with my first grandchild to boost our immune system. She also took my Omega 3 capsules throughout her pregnancy. My mother, who is almost 82, never misses a day of taking […]