Digestive Health

PREBIOTICS AND THE QUEST FOR A HEALTHY MICROBIOME

INTRODUCTION TO THE MICROBIOTA OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT As Anton van Leeuwenhoek discovered in the late 17th century, there are trillions of tiny cells we now call bacteria that colonise the body and is collectively called the microbiome. This microbiome is an ecosystem all on its own with hundreds of different species who live dynamically […]

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NATURAL SOURCES OF FIBRE VS. FIBRE SUPPLEMENTS

Fibre has continuously been linked to a wide array of health benefits through scientific evidence. These health benefits include the treatment and prevention of constipation, haemorrhoids and diverticulosis, lowering blood cholesterol, reducing risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, protection against certain forms of cancer and increasing satiety (feeling of fullness) which assists with […]

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