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Take out the toxins!

by Sonia Chartier, on 9 January 2017, Digestion
toxins

How would you feel if the bin men didn’t come?  If your drains were blocked and your gutters overflowing? Pretty smelly and unpleasant…

Our bodies need rubbish removed from them just as our houses do. When you have over indulged (chocolate, anyone?), it’s even more important to get the exit routes functioning as well as possible….

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All Year Health Resolutions

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Digestion, Healthy Eating
resolutions

Every year millions of us make resolutions, with health objectives often at the top of our list, whether it’s to quit smoking, reduce caffeine intake, drink less alcohol, eat healthier, drink more water, lose weight or exercise more…

But resolutions are sometimes easier said than done, with many of us not even keeping them beyond the end of January…

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Is there a link between food and dreams?

by Sonia Chartier, on 18 October 2016, Digestion, Stress and sleep
dreams

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

This is a very interesting and intriguing question.

We know that certain foods can affect our mood, alertness, quality of sleep (e.g. caffeine or sugar), and that the nutritional value of food directly impacts our health (e.g. macronutrients, vitamins and minerals)…

So why wouldn’t food affect our dreams?

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Can’t digest fat well?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Digestion
digest fat

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Have you been experiencing unpleasant nausea and watery, oily diarrhea? Do you find that this is associated with your intake of fatty foods, or “heavy” meals?

If this is the case, you may be experiencing a problem with fat digestion and absorption…

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Oral health can affect your wellbeing, more than you think

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2016, Body Care, Digestion
oral health

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

When we hear about “digestion” we often think food, stomach and gut. While the gut plays a vital role in our wellbeing, digestion is not restricted to this part of the digestive tract.

As a matter of fact, digestion begins in your mouth, and oral hygiene plays an equally important part in your overall health. This article explores how your oral health can affect your wellbeing…and it may also make your dentist very happy…

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