How To Improve Your Gut Microbiome In 10 Steps

How to improve your gut microbiome in 10 steps     Cut out processed food and refined carbohydrates – these foods cause the bacteria in our gut to produce endotoxins. Research shows endotoxins lead to inflammation, weight gain and even depression   Follow the microbiome diet – this specific diet removes toxins from the bowel [...]

January 4th, 2017|Digestion, IBS, My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

Is Coffee Bad For Me?

Do you wake up craving that first cup of coffee? Today we are talking about new research that suggests certain chemicals that can only be found in coffee are actually rather beneficial.  Fresh ground coffee contains a large dose of antioxidants as well as polyphenals that apparently could reduce the risk of stroke, and even repair [...]

June 21st, 2016|Wellness|0 Comments

Find Your No! Why Having Boundaries Creates More Joy, Safety and the Ability to Say “Yes” and Mean It!

Imagine you have been taken to the middle of the ocean to go for a swim. You jump off the boat and then as you surface you realize it has gone. You are alone, there is no shore that you can see, you have no idea what is swimming about under you in the deep [...]

September 23rd, 2015|Wellness|0 Comments

It’s Our Birthday – PLUS Win £100 Worth Of Organic Toiletries

Competition details are at the end of this post!  Balanced Wellness is 7 years old today. We wouldn’t be here without you so thank you to all our customers for all your support over the last 7 years. In numerology the number 7 is a biggy. According to numerology.com It is the number of the [...]

August 1st, 2015|Wellness|0 Comments

What Happens in Food Intolerance Testing?

We see many clients who suspect they may have a food intolerance. Symptoms after eating include; […]

July 28th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

Tired All The Time? It’s Important To Feed Your Body Properly

I know this only too well I have a condition which causes me to feel fatigued most of the time. If you experience chronic fatigue or low energy issues its so important to be really hot on feeding your body right. Reaching for the quick fixes cause more instability and leads to feeling really low [...]

July 15th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

The Great Oestrogen Imbalance

Many women suffer with hormonal symptoms thanks to an imbalance in the primary female hormone 'Oestrogen'. Where the medical model will look to the Pill, HRT or painkillers to control oestrogen symptoms, the Naturopathic model looks to diet, lifestyle and supplements to balance the endocrine system. What is Oestrogen? The term "Oestrogen" is an umbrella [...]

July 6th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

Is exercise bad for me?

Take two women who embark on an intense exercise regime together at a Crossfit gym for 3 months. One woman gets stronger, fitter and healthier. The other woman frequently injures herself, picks up colds she cannot shift, starts to experience sleep disturbances and nightmares and her body fat increases. Why such a difference in experiences? [...]

June 18th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

What if FODMAP doesn’t help IBS?

One of the first places IBS sufferers go to find relief from symptoms including symptoms including bloating, heartburn, digestive pain, wind, constipation and diarrhoea. is the FODMAP diet. What is a FODMAP diet? The FODMAP diet which was created in 1999 by Dr Sue Shepherd when she discovered through her PhD research that limiting FODMAP foods [...]

June 3rd, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

What does Wellness really mean? How The Third Metric requires courage

It's scary in that dark cave! In 2013 Ariana Huffington called for an additional Third Metric of wellness to be added to the existing metrics of money and power as a means to measure success. As a health practitioner I applauded this bold campaign and was so excited I wrote a blog about [...]

January 30th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments