Bone Broth: The most healing food for your gut (and skin!)

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So here’s a key food that everyone here should have in their diet regularly. Bone Broth is a traditional food which used to be hailed as a ‘cure all’ for many ailments. The original ‘superfood’. But over the years, as we spend less time in the kitchen, it’s been forgotten about. *Before you even consideringRead more

Fermenting for your gut health, in 5 minutes

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Today I though I’d pop up a REALLY simple way of getting started with fermenting. The good news is, all you need to get started is: * Water * A jar * Salt * Some veg Lacto-Fermentation is the art of using bacteria and lactic acid to preserve food naturally. Not only does this avoidRead more

Eat organ meats to heal your gut

Here’s another powerful healing food that’s cheap and easily available… Many of us can be quite deficient in certain vitamins and minerals, either because our food sources are so highly industrialised that the raw materials don’t make it into the food, or that our guts aren’t in a good condition to fully absorb the nutrients.Read more

Improve your digestion for great skin

So far we’ve covered some really nutritious foods on the blog, which help to heal the gut, and therefore the skin from the inside out. Something that’s often overlooked, is the body’s ability to DIGEST and ABSORB these nutrients. If your digestive system hasn’t been working effectively for a while, you may find that yourRead more

Probiotics and Kefir for great skin

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One of my favourite topics as this stuff is SO powerful! So as you would have picked up from the blog, our gut is a delicate balance of good bacteria and hopefully not too many bad bacteria. This is not just a few bacteria we’re talking about here. It’s estimated that: * There’s 150x moreRead more

Chuckling Goat Kefir review

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My Review of Chuckling Goat Kefir! A couple of weeks back, knowing that we’d be covering Kefir I carried out a lot of research for a company that produces ready-made Kefir. I wanted to check some out for those of you who might not have time to make Kefir yourself Chuckling Goat are a familyRead more

I’m a survivor!

Many people who experience skin issues discover that certain foods serve them better than others and this often leads to a period of elimination to allow the gut and body to heal. Eliminating foods from your diet can be tricky, time consuming, energy sapping, boring and can seem to take all the fun out ofRead more

Ben’s Bone Broth

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Ben has been perfecting this recipe for a long time now and we use the resulting broth as a drink on its own or we use it to make soups & casseroles etc. The healing properties of the bone broth are endless but a key feature of it is the collagen from the chicken bones.Read more

Food is Fuel For Your Body

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What kind of fuel should you choose? You wouldn’t put diesel in an unleaded car would you? So why wouldn’t you treat your body with the same respect? We need to fuel our bodies effectively in order to promote healing. So many of us fuel our bodies with food that doesn’t serve us. For example,Read more

Supporting Your Skin Microbiome (part 2)

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So here’s my final tips for supporting your skin microbiome. As mentioned in previous posts it’s all about supporting the bacteria already present on your skin- eg no harsh antibacterial products. But it is also about ensuring our skin is exposed to a diverse selection of microbes in the first place! Why having a petRead more

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