April 7, 2016

The low-FODMAP diet: 6 common questions answered – fast!

The low-FODMAP diet: 6 common questions answered – fast! With so much research being published on the topic, this week we’d like to shine the health spotlight on FODMAPs. Let’s take a closer look at this group of poorly absorbed carbohydrates and why they can become a problem for some people. What are FODMAPs? FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides and Polyols – a group of carbohydrates found naturally in a wide range of foods and food additives What’s all the fuss about? In people with weak digestive systems, foods high in FODMAPs may be more poorly absorbed by […]
March 24, 2016

Naturopathy for Menopause

Menopause is a natural stage in women’s lives when menstruation ceases and they are no longer able to have children. Each experience of menopause, including the range and severity of symptoms, can vary quite dramatically from woman to woman – so it’s important to understand that a one-size-fits-all approach may not work. It can be of greater benefit to discuss tailor made options with your GP, naturopath or herbalist, in order to address any symptoms that you are experiencing. Why does it happen?  A woman’s ovaries produce oestrogen and progesterone (hormones, which help regulate menstruation and ovulation) and hold a […]
March 17, 2016

The Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivity connection

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