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Gut Health {Part 2}- Why is it important?

Gut Health {Part 2}- Why is it important?

Benefits of good gut health: Maintaining a good gut health can lead to all sort of benefits, some of the key benefits include: A healthy gut can reduce inflammation and ease symptoms Aids digestion and breaking down food Maintain a strong and balanced immune system The 2nd Brain that influences emotions and mental health, operates independently and controls digestion. Good gut health can improve the appearance of your skin, including spots, inflammation, eczema and rosacea Healthy gut bacteria helps in improving absorption of nutrients from food while keeping the toxic waste and bad bacteria out of your system

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Gut Health {Part 1}- What can I do to help?

Gut Health {Part 1}- What can I do to help?

Improving your Gut Health 1. Take supplements. Which ones, and why? L-Glutamine, Your intestinal lining uses L-glutamine as fuel to create a strong surface for digestion and absorption. Supplementing with L-glutamine is effective to heal the gut lining Collagen Powder, Prevent further breakdown of the intestinal lining. It can also have anti-inflammatory properties in the gut.   Probiotics, They can help restore the natural balance of gut bacteria and help improve symptoms of Coeliac Disease Prebiotics, Prebiotics are a source of food for your gut's healthy bacteria. They go to your lower digestive tract, where they act like food to help the healthy bacteria...

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Educating Non-Coeliacs {Part1}

Educating Non-Coeliacs {Part1}

Gluten in products- What should I look for? What else? Oats- make sure they say GLUTEN FREE OATS (only avoid GF Oats for a separate Oat intolerance) ALWAYS check for ‘may contain/made in factory... gluten’ Watch out for... Breads, Pasta, Pastries, Beer, Broth, soup/soup bases, Cereals, Biscuits, Some chocolate bars/sweets, Sauces, Marinades, Gravies, Seasonings

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Top tips for when you are eating out!

Top tips for when you are eating out!

1. Do not be ashamed or embarrassed to ask questions! Your health is important. Check them out before hand. Look at their: website, menu, reviews mentioning Gluten Free. Don't be afraid to give them a call, you can ask: Do you have a gluten-free menu? What items can be made gluten-free? Do you know what gluten is? Do you cater for coeliacs? / Has your restaurant completed a gluten free training program, are all staff aware? Ask questions politely, but ask 2.Cross-Contamination Concerns: Do you clean or is there a separate prep space for gluten-free food? Do you use clean or...

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