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When candida or thrush is out of control…What natural options can we turn to?…

Candida is a yeast-like organism which infects warm damp areas such as the mouth, the intestines and the vagina. The candida thrives in an acidic environment and so a person needs to bring balance into their system as soon as possible. Did you know that sugar has an acidic effect on our body? The more … Continue reading When candida or thrush is out of control…What natural options can we turn to?…

Our liver…what does it do?…How do we care for it…?

The liver's main job is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before passing it to the rest of the body. The liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. As it does so, the liver secretes bile that ends up back in the intestines. The liver also makes proteins important for blood clotting … Continue reading Our liver…what does it do?…How do we care for it…?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome… also known as Spastic Colon

Many of us have suffered from this common ailment at one time or another. What happens is that the muscular contractions of the digestive tract become irregular and un-coordinated. This interferes with the normal movement of food and waste material. When this is disrupted mucus and toxins accumulate in the intestine. What often follows is … Continue reading Irritable Bowel Syndrome… also known as Spastic Colon