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The #1 Cause of Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

“Leaky gut” or gut permeability The recent explosion of research into the gut microbiome and overall gastrointestinal function has allowed great insight into the impact of gut health on systemic disease. Researchers acknowledge that interactions between the microbiome, gastrointestinal barrier integrity and immune system are integral to development of many chronic inflammatory diseases. “Leaky gut” … Read more

Struggling to lose weight?

5 Signs that Acidosis is Sabotaging Weight Loss Acid-base homeostasis is crucial for healthy endocrine system function. The endocrine glands produce wide-ranging hormones which regulate the body’s metabolism and are highly sensitive to imbalances such as chronic metabolic acidosis (CMA). CMA is characterised by a minor but insidious decrease in blood pH. Balancing the pH … Read more

Chronic disease is on the rise

The last few decades have witnessed a sharp rise in the incidence of several lifestyle disorders including diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, and stroke. It has been found that the number of people living with two or more chronic conditions is increasing at an alarming rate. There is a need to understand the pathogenesis that underlies … Read more

Is your gut fit?

Is your gut health in top shape?  It had better be because if its not you are more prone to illness and disease. We first have to understand that our good bacteria is an integral part of a healthy gut and to be healthy we need to understand more about the role bacteria (probiotics) play. … Read more

A heavy burden

Comments on The Courier Mail,  QWeekend article “A heavy burden” by Elissa Lawrence, May 2-3, 2015.   This story related to six members of one Brisbane family who have had weight-loss surgery to help with obesity.  The type of surgery undertaken is called a sleeve gastrectomy which involves surgically removing nine-tenths of the stomach.  The … Read more