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How to work out if you’re fat. And why you should.

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It’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat

– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Definitely the easiest well to tell! But do you know what your actual body fat percentage is? Or what a healthy body fat percentage is for your gender? How about knowing how to work it out? Pretty much, do you know how to tell if you’re fat? By “fat” I mean how your body is composed on...
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Is Leaky Gut making you fat?

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With over 2 billion people tipping the overweight scale worldwide, obesity is becoming one of the fastest modern day killers.  “Miracle” weight loss cures are making a mark in every magazine and family medicine cabinet.  But rather than downing another quick fix, we should delve to the root cause to discover what is making us fat - and keeping us...
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THE HISTAMINE AND SIBO CONNECTION

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Many of us know of the link between allergies and histamine, but the connection between histamine and our gut is a lesser known fact.   A lot of the allergy-like symptoms you experience such as sneezing, headaches and rashes, could be stemming from an unhappy tummy. Below we’ll answer three questions to connect the dots between histamine and SIBO:
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Tips for Eating Out with Food Intolerances

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I love food and I love eating out, but a dream dinner invite can quickly turn to a nightmare for a person with food intolerances.  There was a stage when accepting dinner invitations from friends caused me more anxiety than anticipation.  I didn’t want to create a fuss, eat foods I shouldn’t, or even worse - not ord...

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7 Health Benefits of Cleansing

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With the silly season safely behind us, it’s time to say goodbye to overindulgence and hello to healthier habits. And the quickest way to kick your new year you into gear- is with a cleanse. The term “detox” has gained a bit of a fad reputation, flung in with other terms like “diet”, “quick fix”, and self-help quests to shed anything from toxic relationships to a marshmallow fl...
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11 THINGS TO LET GO OF IN 2017

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As 2016 smoulders to a cinder, let’s light up 2017 with a whole lot of spark! January is the time for fresh starts and renewed resolutions, but truth be told, we all know these usually last as long as a six pack of cold ones on Christmas day. Why? Because, to get to what we want, we must first let go of what’s holding us back. So this year let...
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Is SIBO the cause of your Bloating?

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What is SIBO and could it be the reason you constantly experience bloating?

SIBO is an acronym standing for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth.  So an overgrowth of bacteria, not necessarily "bad", in your small intestine.   It is estimated that 85% of people with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) have SIBO as their underlying cause. Read More

How To Stop My Muscles Cramping?

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I think we've all experienced a muscle cramp from time to time, but do you know what is actually causing it and what you can do to remedy and prevent them?

What causes a muscle cramp?

During a cramp your muscles are suddenly contracting and spasming.   Ranging from rather uncomfortable to downright debilitating. Overuse of a muscle, dehydration, muscle strain or s...
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