How to improve your gut health

We have around 100 trillion micro-organisms in our body, most of them bacteria, but also viruses, fungi, and protozoa. While some micro-organisms are harmful to our health, many are incredibly beneficial and even necessary to a healthy body. Most of them live in our digestive system, (commonly referred to as our ‘gut’), which consists of a group of organs that includes the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine (colon), and rectum.

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Have you tried yoga yet?

Have you noticed how many yoga classes are available in gyms, health clubs and community centres near you? Increasing numbers of people of all ages and abilities are attending classes, and many of them are looking for more than just a fitness regime… They’re hoping that yoga will be able to relieve all sorts of physical and mental health issues that conventional treatments haven’t been able to resolve.

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Thomas HallComment
Grow herbs for health and happiness

I’ve been growing herbs for a few years now and I really enjoy it. If like me, you live in an urban environment with limited outdoor space, growing herbs is a great introduction to gardening, which according to numerous research studies, has been shown to have a significant positive impact on our health and wellbeing.

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Thomas HallComment
The health benefits of coffee

I drink several cups of coffee a day because it lifts my mood and helps me to concentrate, but a report recently published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ), concludes that drinking a moderate amount of coffee on a daily basis also reduces the risk of developing a range of serious health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. 

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Thomas HallComment