The Good Gut Guide

Saturday 4 September 2021 1:30-4pm Horizon Yoga Cottesloe2a Railway StCottesloe Good gut health is the key to overall health. Learn how to take control of your physical and mental health by creating and maintaining a healthy gut. “All disease begins in the gut” Hippocrates Quite literally, your gut is the epicentre of your mental and physical health. Your gut microbiome regulates your gut health, skin … Continue reading The Good Gut Guide

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi

The above words by Mahatma Gandhi really make me question our reaction to the current coronavirus pandemic. We seem to constantly want to fight things when it comes to health. We see viruses, bacteria and fungi all as enemies to be slain. This aggressive approach to disease is not new. For example, researchers speculate that as far back as 7,000 years ago, if you suffered … Continue reading “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Virus: friend or foe?

I sometimes feel as if everyone, including myself, is going a bit mad. At random times I find myself panicking….maybe I should have joined the rush for toilet paper…maybe I should have stocked up on canned foods. Maybe…just in case…what if….is the end of the world coming? In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic it is easy to get caught up in the media frenzy, … Continue reading Virus: friend or foe?

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What does a honey-bee have to do with epigenetics?

Did you know that queen bees and worker bees are genetically identical? They have identical DNA. So what makes them so different? What makes the queen have a larger body, live a longer life and be able to lay thousands of eggs while worker bees are smaller and sterile? It’s all in what they eat! The queen bee eats nothing but royal jelly her entire … Continue reading What does a honey-bee have to do with epigenetics?