Tag Archives: food allergies

Dysbiosis = too many bad bugs

What happens when your bad bacteria outnumber your good bacteria? Dysbiosis is the technical name for a microbial imbalance on or inside the body; in other words, an imbalance of good versus bad bacteria. This condition most commonly affects the digestive tract (and, more particularly, the stomach and intestines), but can also occur on any exposed surface or mucous membrane,

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Eating a Balanced Diet

A ‘balanced diet’ is a popular topic, in the media and amongst the health conscious. Why? Because, it is an essential part of maintaining immunity, a healthy weight and all other aspects of health and well-being through daily access to the broad spectrum of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients required to properly fuel the body. However, it’s not always

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Crohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease

Named after Dr. Burrill Bernard Crohn, the physician who first described the condition in 1932, Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder – 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 Bowel Disease (IBD). Crohn’s, in particular, is an unpleasant and painful condition,

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