Customer service is paramount for Linda Booth, founder of Just For Tummies

The difference between colon hydrotherapy and a colonoscopy

As well as April being IBS awareness month, this is also bowel cancer awareness month, but the two conditions are not related. There is no evidence to suggest that IBS increases the risk of developing bowel cancer. The only way IBS and bowel cancer are related is that they can both cause bowel symptoms. People […]

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 […]

Omega 3 Alzheimer Disease

Omega 3s reduce Alzheimer’s Disease risk

It is often said that that fish is ‘brain food’ and there is good evidence that eating fish, which contains omega 3, is not only good for your health, but can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. A recent study by scientists with the Fatty Acid Research Institute found that people with high amounts of […]

Treat Dad to this prostate protecting recipe this Father’s Day

June is Men’s Health Month, and it is also the month when we celebrate Father’s Day, making it the perfect time to celebrate and remind the dads (and brothers, uncles, grandads, husbands, partners) in your life about the importance of regular check-ups and cancer screenings, and making healthy lifestyle choices. According to Cancer Research UK: […]

Nutritional Absorption

Nutritional absorption – the older you are, the more important it is! 

Ageing is linked to a variety of changes in the body, including muscle loss, thinner skin, thinning hair, memory loss, fatigue, depression and less stomach acid. Some of these changes can make you prone to nutrient deficiencies, while others can affect your senses and quality of life. However, many of these changes can be reduced […]

You can't drug yourself into be healthy

You can’t drug yourself to better health!

Pharmaceutical companies are there to make a profit.  They don’t have a legal responsibility to give you the best treatment.  Between 2009 and 2014, most of the top 10 pharma companies had paid fines of around $13 billion for hiding data on harms, illegal marketing of drugs and manipulation of results. The British Medical Journal […]

colonoscopy

Colonoscopy – It’s only your bum – don’t be dumb, go and get tested!

My most recent Facebook Live event featured a very special guest – my husband, Kevin. Earlier this year, following a 7-month delay due to Covid, Kevin’s bowel cancer screening test came back positive.  Kevin had to have a colonoscopy, followed by a procedure to have several polyps removed.  We wanted to highlight the importance of […]