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The Healthy Gut Guide by Jill Thomas

The Healthy Gut Guide by Jill Thomas

Do you suffer from abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea or bloating? Have you been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome but are no nearer to finding a solution? Since a bad dose of ‘traveller’s belly’, have your ‘insides’ never been the same? Do you suspect you may be intolerant to certain foods?

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Finding Us

Finding Us

Click on the image below to view a larger map. Albert Park Naturopathic Centre is located at 51 Dundas Place Albert Park. There is ample two hour parking along Dundas Place or all day parking borders  the St Vincent gardens. The light rail stops at Albert Park (no.96) or alternatively the number 1 tram stops […]

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About Jill Thomas

About Jill Thomas

Consulting practitioner, Jill Thomas is a qualified naturopath, herbalist and iridologist. She is the author of Revive: How to Overcome Fatigue Naturally, published by Penguin in 2005, the Healthy Gut Guide published by Penguin 2007 and Mai Piu Stanche published by Red Edizioni (Milan) 2011. Jill has received numerous awards for clinical excellence in nutrition […]

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H.Pylori and Probiotics

H.Pylori and Probiotics

probiotics.jpgHelicobacter pylori infection, is a common cause of peptic ulcer and indeed gastritis. It is also a risk factor for gastric malignancies. Antibiotics are normally prescribed to eradicate H.pylori infection, and are effective in about 90% of cases. Unfortunately antibiotics do cause side-effects such as nausea, thrush, abdominal discomfort and antibiotic resistance.

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Hyper Additives

Hyper Additives

food_colouring.jpgThere is much convincing observational and well substantiated clinical evidence that food additives, flavourings and colours can lead to hyperactivity. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo- controlled trial reported in Lancet 2007 has provided further proof of this undesirable relationship. In summary, the study found a strong case that food additives exacerbate hyperactive behaviours – inattention, impulsivity, and over excitability – in childhood. The study showed that adverse behaviours from additives was not restricted to children with ADHD, but could also be seen in the general population.

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Brown Rice is Very Nice

Brown Rice is Very Nice

brown_rice.jpgBiodynamic brown rice is a nutritionalist’s dream. Brown rice is a wholesome food which can meet our protein requirements quite adequately when combined in a variety of interesting and delicious ways. It has far more protein, calcium, B vitamins and iron than its pale, insipid, white counterpart, and also has the added benefit of containing vitamin E, found in the rice germ of whole brown rice, which is absent in white rice.

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Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine

food.jpg The plant kingdom is truly an ally and generous and giving friend. A recent report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) – noted in last month’s newsletter in relation to its findings of the link between processed meats and colorectal cancer – recommends eating mostly plant-derived foods.

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Leave Those Pigs In Peace!

Leave Those Pigs In Peace!

PigA recent report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), entitled Food, nutrition, physical activity, and the prevention of cancer, a global perspective, recommends avoiding processed meat such as bacon and ham. The report, a major analysis of research conducted by an international panel of experts every ten years, says there is convincing evidence that processed meats are a cause of colorectal cancer. Processed meats are preserved by smoking, curing, or salting or contain chemical preservatives. Ham, bacon, pastrami, salami, sausages, bratwurst, frankfurters and hot dogs are all processed meats.

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Basta Con La Stanchezza!

Basta Con La Stanchezza!

italian_revive.jpgYes that’s Italian for Revive…or thereabouts! Say Goodbye to Fatigue may be a more accurate translation, but I’m open to correction! As some may know, I went to Milan in September to publicise my first book Revive – How to Beat Fatigue Naturally which has been translated into Italian.

 

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