Do You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth?

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According to Dr Alison Siebecker, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine.  The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown in a location not meant for so many bacteria.

Meet The KPN Wellness Team – Denise Hales

Denise Hales ND

I started my career as a registered nurse in 1970, specialising in Paediatrics. My passion for providing high quality health care led me to study naturopathy. After completing my bachelor degree, my focus and passion led me to concentrate on the GUT and BRAIN connection.

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling…are your irises smiling for Saint Patrick’s Day?

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Ever wondered what your eyes say about your health? Book a 20 minute IRIDOLOGY CONSULT through the month of March for only $50 so that we can analyze the color and structure of your iris.

Heart Healthy Valentines Menu

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Want to create a Valentines menu with your beloved’s heart in mind? We have the perfect heart healthy & delicious recipes just for you.  

 

Turmeric Heart & Tummy Bark

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Turmeric (Curcumin) is arguable one of the most powerful herbs on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. Try our Turmeric heart & tummy bark to help boost your heart health this valentines day.

Herb of the Month: Pomegranate

pomegranate for health

Many of us enjoy pomegranate as a fresh fruit in salads or juices. However, it is more than just a delicious fruit. Pomegranate also has many health benefits. Anti-oxidant: Pomegranates strong antioxidant activity owes to its polyphenolic content, which are mostly found in the juice and the peel. There it contains ellagitannins, specifically: punicalagins, punicalins, […]

Tips to stay healthy over the silly season

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These top tips will make it easier for you to stay healthy and avoid that heavy, bloated feeling after over-indulging. ·      If you stick to your mostly raw diet with a few treats in-between you won’t feel like you are missing out. ·      Remember the 80/20 rule: 80% alkaline, 20% acid (ie 80% salad or veggies with […]

The Benefits of Vagal Nerve Stimulation on Gut Health

beneifts of vagus nerve on gut health

You have most likely heard of the Gut brain Axis, referring to the bidirectional communication between the central nervous system (brain) and the enteric nervous system (gut), linking emotional and cognitive centres of the brain with peripheral intestinal function. But do you know much about the Vagus nerve that’s responsible for connecting them? The vagus nerve aka […]

Why Is Bone Broth Such A Super Food?

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Homemade broths are one of the most powerful gut healing superfoods. This clear broth is made by cooking organic beef or chicken bones in water for up to 48 hours in a slow cooker, this releases a number of health boosting nutrients into the broth. It contains essential amino acids Glycine and Proline: which are […]

Why is Good Gut Bacteria so Important?

gut dysbiosis

Before we talk about why it’s important, let’s talk a little about what is gut flora.  Gut flora simply refers to the bacteria that live within our digestive tract.  The digestive tract consists of billions of bacteria from over 1,000 different species, with a combined weight of 1-1.5kgs.  The highest concentration of bacteria is found […]