5 Things You Should Know About Kefir and Your Microbiome

Inside your gut, at this very moment, there are trillions of live bacteria, fungi and viruses, known as your microbiome. Imagine these gorgeous tiny organisms like the Amazon rainforest: trees, flowers, rivers, fish, lizard, deer, jaguars, butterflies, monkeys, frogs and tigers, all existing in a complex natural system. Hopefully this ecosystem is biodiverse and thriving. […]

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Find Your Inner Smile, Week One

If you experienced anxiety or depression in the past week, you’re not alone! In the UK, it is estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced a common mental health problem like mixed anxiety and depression. In 2013, there were 8.2 million cases of anxiety in the UK. Women were almost twice […]

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Here’s a recipe for the ultimate happy-making, gut-healing family supper!

This is a classic family pleaser, that will make both your family and your gut bugs happy! It’s rich in tryptophan and has loads of healthy veg; simmering the chicken bones adds lots of lovely gut-healing collagen, too. For this recipe, you’ll need the roast chicken carcass. On the farm we always do a roast […]

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Here’s what you need to eat, to feel happy!

If you don’t have the right amount of serotonin in your system, it’s biochemically impossible for you to feel happy. But how do you give your body the tools it needs to make the right amount of serotonin? In order to make serotonin, your body needs L-tryptophan – an essential amino acid (one of the […]

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How knowing the difference between pleasure and happiness could change your life, today!

Did you know that there’s a difference between pleasure and happiness? It’s true. They are, biochemcially speaking, two totally different sensations, caused by two different neurotransmitters. Not only are they different – but they’re mutually exclusive. You have to choose. You can’t have both. Here’s how it works: Pleasure is created by something called dopamine. […]

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Why it’s important for you to “re-wild” your gut — and how to do it!

Modern life is the enemy of your gut. That delicate, fragile ecosystem inside you is damaged every day, by the things I like to call the “4 Horsemen of the Gut Apocalypse”: Sugar Antibiotics Stress Environmental toxins All of these things can knock out fragile sub-species of bacteria inside your microbiome, leaving the your internal […]

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