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Eat Yourself Healthy

General Health

How does the digestive system influence your overall health?

The digestive system is arguably the most influential body system over your entire health and wellbeing for a variety of reasons. Firstly the digestive system is made up of several organs including the small and large intestine, which has the surface area equivalent in size to a tennis court! Lining this massive surface area, are trillions of friendly bacteria referred to as your microbiome. These bacteria outnumber the cells in our body by a ratio of 10 to 1. Up to 80% of your immune system is contained within your gut, so if the number of bad bacteria outnumbers is … Continue reading

What is Orthomolecular Medicine?

Orthomolecular medicine, was conceptualized by the renowned double-Nobel prize winning, Chemist Linus Pauling. An Orthomolecular medicine approach aims to restore the optimum environment of the body, through correcting individual imbalances or nutrient deficiencies, using substances natural to the body such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, trace elements and essential fatty acids. The principle behind orthomolecular medicine is that genetic factors affect not only the physical characteristics of individuals, but also their biochemical environment. Diseases such as heart disease, cancer, anxiety and depression, are associated with specific genetically inherent, dietary and environmental factors, causing biochemical imbalances which contribute to illness. An … Continue reading

Where does Sally recommend I study nutrition?

If you are interested in studying to become a qualified Nutritionist or Naturopath, Sally recommends the following colleges and universities. AIAS – ACNT – http://www.acnt.edu.au/ Nature Care – http://www.naturecare.com.au/ Endeavour College of Health http://www.endeavour.edu.au/ If you want to combine your nutrition course with a Bachelor of Human Health Science, Sally recommends: UNE – University of New England USC – University Sthern Cross Swinburne University – Melbourne

How long can probiotics be unrefrigerated before they are damaged?

Bioceuticals probiotics can be unrefrigerated for up to 3 days without causing major loss to the probiotic count, such as during transit from the warehouse. The Bioceuticals Ultrabiotic45 formula contains 55 billion good bacteria at the time of manufacture to accommodate for any loss during transit time which should be no less than 45 billion at the time of delivery. Orders received on a Thursday or Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday to avoid being held up by the week end. If you order 3 or more bottles of Ultrabiotic 45, they will be sent in a … Continue reading

What can I take for constipation?

There are many courses for chronic constipation – both physical, emotional and dietary related and the solution can take time to take effect. Start by ensuring you are drinking enough filtered water each day around – 2 -3 litres in the case of chronic constipation and ensure you are following my Eat Yourself Healthy program to remove all inflammatory foods and toxins. YOu may like to combine the eating program with the Gut Repair and Detox pack as the supplements contained in this will significantly improve your overall digestive function. Chronic stress and an underactive thyroid, will need to be … Continue reading

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