Tag Archives: friendly bacteria

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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Digestive enzymes – the stuff of life…

They act as catalysts (or triggers) to bring about specific biochemical reactions in the body, which produces over 3,000 kinds. Every process in the body is driven by enzymes of one kind or another – whether acting alone, in combination or in complex chain reactions. They are therefore vital substances – without them, many biological functions would simply be impossible,

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Bloated?

Most people, especially women, recognise that uncomfortable feeling when their stomach suddenly swells up like a balloon, often accompanied by stomach pain and wind. This may be triggered by eating the wrong kinds of food, stress or a number of other factors. Stomach bloating is actually a very common condition, which affects around 1 in 5 people on a regular

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Bad breath?

I think that most of us have experienced bad breath at some point in our lives, even if only as a first thing in the morning. However, when it becomes a lingering problem, it can cause embarrassment and have a negative impact on a person’s quality of life when it comes to work interaction or even social life. Identifying the

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