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"Immunecare products have really helped with my IBS, and I don’t suffer with it any more."
Sue Reeves, UK
Gluten Sensitivity – is it all just FODMAPS?An Australian study published last year found that it may not be gluten causing gut problems in people with supposed sensitivities.
Too many antibiotics can spoil your gut
A leading gastroenterologist warns that the use of antibiotics to treat digestive health problems is a major public health issue.
"The Pylopass that was recommended to me 4 months ago was amazing and got my gut back to normal"
Heartburn and GERDMany people have heartburn every now and again after eating a large meal, and will be familiar with the unpleasant burning feeling in their chest, just behind their breastbone.
Balancing the Intestinal EcosystemThe condition and function of the gastrointestinal tract is essential to our well being. After the respiratory tract, the GI tract constitutes the second largest body surface area, comparable in surface area to a tennis court. During a normal lifetime, about 60 tons of food will pass through this canal.
Candida SuccessShelley is 30, she has had candida for 10 years, diagnosed for four years.
"Your product has literally saved my life. I am now off all Cohn’s medicine (Colozal, Pentasa, Entecort) and have never felt better"
Vicky Schofield, USA
High Fiber Diet for Diverticular DiseaseThis diverticulitis diet is a high fiber diet for managing diverticulosis, and for reducing effects of diverticulitis.
"The effect of colostrum on my wife was noticeable in the first 10 days of taking it"
David Hall, Australia
"I have been taking your Immunecare Colostrum since July, and I feel so much better"
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"I am on a strict budget but feel for the first time since i was 15yrs old that something is finally working for me. I am now 58."
England Rugby Captain Discusses His Ulcerative Colitis
The former England rugby captain Lewis Moody was used to some tough battles on the pitch but none were to prove harder than coping with a bowel disease.
Autism linked to gut bacteria that affects the brain
Researchers have found further evidence linking the type of bacteria in the gut to child with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The study reveals a distinct difference in the fecal samples of children with and without ASD.
Should Seeds Be Eaten?Until recently, many doctors suggested avoiding foods with small seeds because it was believed that particles could lodge in the diverticula and cause inflammation.
"I have been taking Immunecare Colostrum, and it has really helped my fatigue, and lessened the number of infections I have picked up. Many thanks."
Mrs G McKee, UK
Probiotics – an Answer to Depression?
Did You Know… that the safest, most affordable and most effective alternative to anti-depressants may be… bacteria?
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea can be of sudden onset and lasting for less than four weeks (acute) or persistent (chronic). This leaflet deals with acute diarrhoea, which is common. In most cases, diarrhoea eases and goes within several days but sometimes takes longer. The main risk is lack of fluid in the body (dehydration). The main treatment is to have lots to drink, which aims to avoid dehydration. You should also eat as normally as possible.
Effects of Probiotics on the Intestinal MicrofloraProbiotics modulate the composition of the intestinal microflora. The survival of ingested probiotics in different parts of the gastrointestinal tract differs between strains.
Candida SymptomsCandida is controversial. The medical profession denies its existence, except in very limited cases, making it very difficult to get a medical diagnosis of candida. Candida is the popular term for candidiasis (yeast overgrowth) - a condition first identified by American physicians in the 1970s.
"A friend who specialized in natural medicine suggested I try Candigest Plus. Within a week my symptoms disappeared."
Shelley Heppolette, USA
"I love your Candigest Plus for myself and my clients, it deals with the problem straight away."
Annette Hurn BHSc (Nut Med) Adv Dip Nat, UK
How do I relieve my Baby’s Constipation?If you’re concerned that your baby may be constipated, look out for these helpful tips to give her some relief.
Love Your Gut Bugs
Microbiologists are shining a scientific spotlight on previously neglected inhabitants of our bodies. The 100 trillion bacteria that populate an average adult, living mainly in the guts, should be treated with more respect, recent research shows, because they play a vital role in maintaining human health.
‘Doctors were certain I was Anorexic – in fact I had Crohn’s’
Looking back at teenage photos, Fiona Argo can barely recognise herself as the young woman with jutting collarbones and stick-thin legs. But she can see why concerned friends and family thought she was in the grip of an eating disorder.
Lactoferrin and the Immune SystemFortunately New Zealand and Australia have two excellent home grown products to boost immune function and help keep you healthy.
Early Surgery Common for Uncomplicated DiverticulitisElective colon resection is often performed after fewer than three previous episodes of uncomplicated diverticulitis, according to research published online Feb. 10 in JAMA Surgery.
"After trying custom probiotics CP-1 formula, I am now able to enjoy all kinds of dairy products"
Barbara Jean Pearce, UK
Gluten sensitivity – is it all just FODMAPS?
An Australian study published last year found that it may not be gluten causing gut problems in people with supposed sensitivities.
What Causes Constipation in Babies?Change in diet. For babies, this could mean the introduction of solids, which can be very disruptive to their digestive system. Common foods that cause constipation in babies include bananas, applesauce, baby cereal, yogurt, cheese, cooked carrots, pasta, and white bread.
Health Warnings Written on Your FaceEveryone knows a lucky so-and-so who hates the gym, eats junk food and drinks wine every night, yet somehow maintains an enviably tiny and firm figure.
The Vaginal MicrofloraAlthough less complex than the gastrointestinal microflora, the normal vaginal microflora of the premenopausal woman is composed of a variety of bacterial species.
"Thank you. I have to tell you, that I have been dealing with this since I have been in college, now I’m 51."
Antiviral Properties of LactoferrinScientific Review on Antiviral properties of milk proteins and peptides
Lactobacilli and BifidobacteriaLactobacilli and Bifidobacteria are Gram-positive lactic acid-producing bacteria that constitute a major part of the normal intestinal microflora in animals and humans. These friendly bacteria play a key role in enhancing resistance to colonisation by exogenous, potentially pathogenic organisms.
Timebomb of ‘impossible to treat’ diseases in UK as experts see a rise in antibiotic-resistant infections
A rise in antibiotic-resistant blood poisoning - caused by the E.coli bacteria - is posing such a huge risk that experts fear the country could be facing a timebomb of diseases that are impossible to treat.
Increase Fluid and FiberAnyone with diverticulitis who increases their fiber intake under this diverticulitis diet plan, should drink at least 1.5 liters (3 pints) daily.