Whats all the hype about gelatin?

gelatin

Whats all the hype about gelatine? Gelatin is a translucent, colourless & flavourless substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones, skin and tissues. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food & pharmaceuticals. While most of us have eaten gelatin at some point in our lives, its medicinal use has been lost of the […]

Do You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth?

do-you-have-small-intestinal-bacterial-overgrowth

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.

Heart Healthy Valentines Menu

heart-healthy-valentines-menu

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

 

Christmas Indulgence

Christmas is traditionally a time for family and friends, get togethers, special food and possibly more alcohol consumption than usual. These times can leave us feeling bloated and uncomfortable. Nux-vom is a remedy that is always in demand around the Christmas Season.  It acts upon the digestive system,  (stomach, liver, bowels) and is particularly helpful […]

Tips to stay healthy over the silly season

healthy at Christmas

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 […]