COLONIC HYDROTHERAPY – WHAT IS IT?

Colonics are one of the most effective ways of cleansing the body (unless otherwise contraindicated). Colonic hydrotherapy involvesthe gentle rinsing of the colon (or large intestine) with warm water to remove encrusted faecal matter, gas and mucus, helping the body to better absorb nutrients and leaving you feeling healthy and lighter. Generally, the ideal time […]

ACAI BERRIES – WHAT PUTS THE ‘SUPER’ IN THIS SUPERFOOD?

Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) berries have become incredibly popular in the form of dietary supplements over the past few years, both in capsule and powder form. This is in no small part due to the significant media attention they have received, since being more widely recognised in the Western world as a “superfruit”.  In other words, […]

BEAT THE BULGE

Most people, especially women, recognise that uncomfortable feeling when their stomach suddenly swells up like a balloon, often accompanied by stomach pain and flatulence.  This may be triggered by, for example, eating the wrong kinds of food, stress or a number of other factors. Stomach bloating is actually a very common condition which affects around […]

CROHN’S DISEASE AND INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

What is Crohn’s disease?  Named after Dr. Burrill Bernard Crohn, the physician who first described the condition in 1932, Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disorder of the digestive tract – a broad title used to describe any condition which involves the intestines becoming swollen, inflamed and ulcerated. Ulcerative colitis is another example of an Inflammatory […]