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May 13, 2022

Optimise gut health! Optimise performance!

Two months post the ABSA Cape Epic I am still eating like I have now learnt to eat, and I won’t be changing any time soon. I love it!. I think that’s because I love feeling healthy and energetic. I can work long hours at my desk, cycle big distances when I want to, give more of myself to family and friends, and I am happy. Happy Gut! Healthy me! Healthy gut! Happy me!
April 16, 2022

Pre- and Pro-Biotics… explained

Probiotics are live strains of healthy gut bacteria that are introduced to the digestive tract following an assault or series of assaults that damage or kill-off some of the species and/or strains of natural healthy gut bacteria. PRE-BIOTICS are FIBRE, mostly insoluble fibre that our gut bacteria feed-on. A fibre rich diet is absolutely fundamental to the sustainability of our gut microbiome.
April 7, 2022

Brain Health Biohacks

Attention Matrics of 2022: Did you know that the brain shrinks to 66% its normal size at night in order for the lymph tissue of the brain to expand. This is a very important process for good brain functioning including concentration, focus and memory retention. brain. Poor sleep reduces our brain’s ability to detoxify, thereby compromising its optimal functioning. Read our top 7 biohacks! Like Sulforaphane - one of the most powerful anti-oxidants (toxin removers) on the planet! The highest concentration Sulforaphane can be found in broccoli sprouts!!
March 31, 2022

Gastric reflux or GERD Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease

Gastric reflux or GERD is most often thought of or diagnosed as ‘too much stomach acid’. Whilst this may be true in some cases, excess stomach acid is actually very rarely the cause of gastric reflux or heartburn. Read more about the impact of processed, refined and high calorie foods as well as H-pylori and obesity on heartburn...