December 30, 2015
A large proportion of people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are vitamin D deficient, a new study has found.
The British study, which is the first of its kind, found that out of 51 IBS patients tested 82 per cent exhibited insufficient vitamin D levels.
Vitamin D level testing should be undertaken in cases of IBS and supplementation should be part of the treatment protocol in cases of a likely deficiency.
December 1, 2015
While it may be uncomfortable for many of us to discuss, stool analysis has become a very important tool to determine a wide range of gastro intestinal conditions.
Stool Analysis provides an overview of the components of digestion, absorption, intestinal function and microbial flora as well as pathogenic bacteria, parasites and yeasts.
By indicating a poor digestive function and imbalanced gut flora a number of health conditions can be better understood and more tailored treatment protocols can be implemented.
October 15, 2015
Leaky gut has been known by Natural Health Practitioners to contribute to a range of debilitating conditions for many years.
Once diagnosed with a test such as an Intestinal Permeability kit, leaky gut can be effectively treated with proven ingredients, supplements and dietary changes.
Read on to find out more…
September 15, 2015
Catching the educated eye of Dr Ross Walker recently on 2UE radio, is the new Medlab product W8 Biotic.
W8Biotic is scientifically formulated to support lean body mass, weight management and maintain healthy blood glucose levels in healthy individuals when taken in conjunction with a calorie controlled eating plan.
W8 Biotic is dairy and gluten free, is suitable for vegetarians and is comprised of evidence based ingredients
September 8, 2015
Sue Shepherd developed a form of fructose malabsorption diet. Subsequently a team at Monash University, led by Professor Peter Gibson and including Dr Shepherd and others, developed the low FODMAP diet.
FODMAPs is an acronym for: Fermentable, Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols.
Should a person determine that they are sensitive to any of the above FODMAP, a low FODMAP diet is recommended.
February 25, 2015
We believe that no matter where you are located in Australia or around the world, you deserve access the best Natural Health Practitioners, genetic/pathology testing and products available.
Therefore we are introducing a Free Initial Consultation for new and existing members.
December 10, 2014
An understanding of the different probiotic strains can maximise the therapeutic effect of your probiotic supplement.
We all know how good supplementing with probiotics is in reducing the impact of irritable bowel syndrome, poor immunity and antibiotic damage.
But what are those names and numbers on the bottle and what exactly do they do?
November 14, 2014
Gut Health In A Bottle – Is Yakult Your Best Choice?
It is easy to fall into the trap of convincing marketing promising you good health if only you just drink this, or eat that product.
Probiotics, the helpful critters that support bacteria living in our guts, are getting a lot of press in recent times for the number of health benefits they bestow.