5 “Gut Healthy” Items to Pop in your Shopping Trolley this Weekend

Now we all ain’t got the time to set up a full fermenting station in our kitchens, but here’s some “gut friendly” items you can pop in your basket in this weekends “BIG SHOP”. 1. Chicory: Its a bit “left field” but chicory is like the Queen of prebiotic foods, it contains prebiotic inulin that feeds all the good bacteria …

5 Tips for Keeping your Gut Healthier this Summer

Being DJ’s in our 20’s we are always out and about having fun, which is why we need to be EXTRA CAREFUL to keep our gut health in check this Summer, as we are a tad prone to burning the candle at both ends. Here’s our 5 top tips to easily slot into your lifestyle to off set all those …

The Baking Soda Test

We learnt from Eve Kalinik that despite people thinking the opposite, having low stomach acid AIN’T GOOD and your stomach actually needs to be highly acidic in order to breakdown food. The test isn’t ‘scientific’ by any means but it can give you some indication of whether the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach is on the low side. …

Interview With Eve Kalinik

We caught up with the lovely nutrition Guru Eve Kalinik ahead of the launch of her new book “Be Good To Your Gut”. How and when did you discover the importance of Gut Health? Without sounding like a total cliche the ‘epiphany’ arrived for me because of personal reasons many years ago. But it has been a long journey since …

*Guest Blog* Dr Megan Rossi – Wheat…friend or foe?

Confused by all the anti-wheat hype? Here’s the low down on the evidence behind whether or not wheat is for you. Grain-based foods, including wheat, are an important source of nutrients, such as B vitamins needed for cell metabolism and dietary fibre for gut health. In addition, any diet that unnecessarily restricts food groups can create nutritional imbalances. In fact, …

*WE HAVE NEWS*

Goodness thats series 1 nearly over and what an absolute gut-a-licious rollercoaster it has been, we’ve been totally overwhelmed by the response. This started off as a little passion project for us, and now look at it! We’ve found out so much already, Kale isn’t good for us unless we smother it and cook it in loads of fats and …

*Guest Blog* From Palsy to Parkinson’s: the Personalised Approach

200 years after James Parkinson’s famous essay, ‘An Essay on the Shaking Palsy,’ (which first established Parkinson’s as a recognised medical condition), scientists, Parkinson’s sufferers and those interested in the field, came together at King’s College London to discuss the new developments in Parkinson’s. On the panel of esteemed experts was jazz musician, Barbara; made an expert only by the …

*Guest Blog* Feeding Our Kids’ Guts – It Takes Guts

My name is Jo Webster and I recently started wondergut.com – borne out of a passionate desire to spread information about the magic of our gut microbiome – about what a “healthy” microbiome can do to support our mental, physical and emotional health. Information about this is just exploding at a scientific level, but it is not filtering down to …

The Gut and Parkinson’s Disease

We’d been reading a lot about our gut health being linked to neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s, so we went to visit Dr Ray Chaudhuri, Professor of Movement Disorders and Director Parkinson’s – this was one of our mot surprising episodes yet. We found out that 1 in 50 of us over 80 will get Parkinson’s, so the importance of …

Water Kefir

Water Kefir is like kombucha but without the caffeine its made with milk or sugared water rather than tea and is made with live kefir grains. Kefir is a fermented pro-biotic, enzyme-rich food filled with friendly micro-organisms that help balance your “inner ecosystem.” Recipe and grains from happykombucha.co.uk How to make water kefir: Equipment needed Nonmetal Strainer Wooden or Plastic …