Browsing: Nutrition

What can I do to get rid of my bloating? is the most asked question I get messaged every day. As much as I wish I could answer this question for you, I can’t, because every single person is different, and it has taken me years and years to work out why I get bloated. However, here are a few tips which may be helpful for you to know or implement. 01. Food Intolerances Clearly, one of the biggest causes of bloating and these days the ‘Low FODMAP,’diet is highly beneficial and known to health practitioners so this could be a…

Food intolerances are something very close to me that I have personally been dealing with for 6+ years. Over this time, I (pretty much) dedicated my free time to researching what on earth was giving me those horrendous IBS symptoms. Well, I feel like I have cracked the code. Food intolerances are extremally complex, and most importantly, they are individual. The protocol that needs to be taken and the nutrition recommendations vary with each person, and that is what is so hard to communicate in a blog topic such as this. Hence, this will be a general overview that may…

I recently watched an incredible TED talk by Dr William Li, addressing his research into how a process called anti-angiogenesis could provide a way of minimising cancer development. I would like to highlight the main points he discussed. Li is the head of The Angiogenesis Foundation in Massachusetts, USA. https://angio.org Firstly, angiogenesis is the physiological process through which new blood vessels form from pre-existing vessels. Since cancer requires a blood supply in order to grow, and cancer is essentially an abnormal heightened angiogenesis process, if we could control angiogenesis back into balance, could this prevent cancer from metastasising? *Metastasis = to spread…

Personalised health sounds very interesting. The idea that we can literally discover the information out genes hold, and use that knowledge to try and prevent out pre dispositioned health outcomes sounds like a brilliant idea. But, 1. is it just a con (considering some companies are charging + $900, just for a genetic-based workout plan)? and 2. what are the ethical implications should this become a well-recognised method? What is personalised health? Personalised health and/or nutrition is basically investigating the complex interaction between how nutrients influence the way our genes become expressed, and how our genes affect how we metabolically process…