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To Detox / Cleanse or not…..

Detox and cleansing is thrown around a lot at this time of the year, in relation to clean living and eating so should you cleanse, is it healthy and do they work?  Cleansing has been part of cultural rituals in some areas of the world for thousands of years.  All cultures have the same concepts, the aim is to stimulate the body’s natural detoxification pathways as well as ‘cleansing the soul’.

Traditionally a detox period comes with the change of the seasons and the promise of a new you, a new beginning and perhaps a new journey.  It can aid with weight loss, glowing skin, renewed energy and a renewed zest for life.   It does depends on the detox or cleanse but there is truth in this promise.

In biochemical terms Detoxification, defines the process by which harmful compounds, such as drugs or poisons, are converted to less toxic compounds in the body so they can excreted.  If you are thinking – why on earth would our body need to detoxify, what and where do these poisons come from.  Here’s a brief list:

  • Skin care and personal care items
  • Pesticides on our food
  • All medications including pain relief and oral contraceptive pill
  • Tap water
  • Plastics
  • Vaccinations
  • Heavy metals in our environment
  • Home fragrances
  • Exhaust fumes
  • Paint fumes, nail art, DIY material, toys, cleaning products

If you stop for a minute and list all of the chemicals that you come into contact with on a daily basis, the truth can be quite shocking.

The Environmental Working Group conducted a survey and concluded that on average women have an average exposure of up to 168 ingredients and that is just from the personal care products they use before they leave the house – face creams, soap, shampoo, perfumes, make-up etc and this is only the tip of the sword, the exposure continues via cleaning products around the home, fragrances, exhaust fumes, burnt and overcooked food, pesticides, plastic wrap and so it goes on. You can see how this list could easily slide up into the 100s and 1000s.

Considering all of these we are still functioning and this is because we have a very complex and fine-tuned system of detoxifying these poisons from our body – this is for the most part the role of the liver, but other organs such as skin, kidney, spleen and intestines are involved.

Our liver has a phenomenal capacity to convert the fat loving molecules into more water soluble metabolites which can be efficiently eliminated from the body.  We refer to this as phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3 detoxification.  The catch is that the liver needs specific nutrients to help it to do this and to carry out these thousands of processes.   Some are provided through our food and some the body can manufacture itself.  Therefore, you always need to make sure that a detox or cleanse supports all three phases of detoxification and that you are eating real whole food along with your cleanse, otherwise you may end up more toxic than when you started.

Picture this you are living in an urban area, you have a stressful job and possibly a long commute, your food is less than ideal as you buy a pre-packaged ‘healthy’ options from the grocery store and wash it down with a glass of wine or two, if you are eating processed and packaged foods you are further increasing or decreasing certain enzyme activity which results in less effective detoxification, so as you can see your toxic load is already brimming, so where are all those essential nutrients going to come from so that your liver can clean up and get rid of the toxins?  Our liver adapts and learns to cut corners (it finds the way which requires the least amount of energy) and it will use up any reserves that you have left.  Add on years and possibly decades of the same and hopefully you will start to see how despite our liver’s ability to continuing doing its job, some support and nurturing would not go amiss!

Here are some signs and symptoms of a sluggish and/or struggling liver:

  • Poor and ‘foggy’ memory
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Hives, Itchy rashes, dermatitis and other skin conditions
  • Body odour
  • Bad breath Intolerance to alcohol
  • Intolerance to coffee
  • Difficulty losing weight or easy to gain weight
  • Fat around the middle
  • Chemical sensitivities
  • Poor elimination e.g. constipation
  • Fatty stools and indigestion
  • Dark urine and stools
  • Loss of appetite
  • Low energy levels
  • Dizziness

The good news is, that the liver is the only organ that can regenerate itself if you give it the right support.

My main advice is:

  • Reduce stress : lifestyle and environmental as much as possible
  • Reduce your ‘toxic load’ through diet and lifestyle choices
  • Eat local and organic food where possible
  • Drink plenty of filtered water
  • Choose a clean, whole food organic diet
  • Remove refined and processed foods  and added sugars
  • Eat a nutrient-rich diet with plenty of fresh organic vegetables and the best quality meat and fish you can afford.
  • Practice mindfulness and Meditation and have a positive outlook

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Magnesium, Sleep and Sugar

Sleep is essential for a healthy heart. People who don’t sleep enough are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease — regardless of age, weight, smoking and exercise habits.  A tired brain isn’t able to communicate effectively or efficiently and this can lead to imbalances and unhealthy habits .

Magnesium is vital for the function of our GABA receptors, these are found across all areas of the brain and nervous system.  GABA is a calming neurotransmitter that the brains needs in order to switch off, you need GABA in order to sleep.  Without it we remain tense, our thoughts race and we lie in bed trying to count sheep in order to go to sleep without success.  Magnesium is the relaxation mineral and is crucial for sleep, at night we need magnesium to move into our cells for relaxation and great quality sleep

A sign of magnesium deficiency is if you have anything that is tight or stiff, irritable, you can’t relax or if you have cramps anywhere – this can be internally or externally.  Most people, in fact it is estimated that 96% of the population is deficient in magnesium, and are more likely to have elevated inflammation markers.  Inflammation is linked to all major health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers and low magnesium is a risk for osteoporosis and these can all affect our sleep as well as many other parts of our lives.  I always prefer to increase magnesium containing foods but in many cases people are so deficient that the only way to “catch up” is to supplement.

Magnesium helps muscles relax, which is why it is a miracle mineral for sleep, it also helps to keep blood pressure normal and our bones strong.  The list of conditions related to magnesium deficiency is staggering; there are over 3,500 medical references on magnesium deficiency.  Anything from headaches and migraines to chronic fatigue, diabetes and IBS can be linked to magnesium deficiency, and these illnesses will also in turn impact our quality of sleep

You might be magnesium deficient if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle cramps or twitches
  • Irritability
  • Sensitivity to loud noises
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • High blood pressure
  • PMS
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

The reason we are so deficient is that many of us eat a diet that contains practically no magnesium.  Processed, refined and packaged foods, white flour, meat, and dairy contain no magnesium and if this is what your diet consist of then you will be deficient in magnesium as none of these foods contain magnesium.  Even eating a whole foods diet can leave you magnesium deficient as our soils are now depleted and don’t have the correct levels of minerals such as magnesium in them.

Our magnesium levels are also decreased by:

  • alcohol
  • salt
  • coffee
  • phosphoric acid in fizzy drinks
  • prolonged or intense stress
  • antibiotics and other drugs

On top of that if this is the type of diet and lifestyle you are leading then your gut is probably compromised, reducing your ability to absorb magnesium.  To properly absorb magnesium we need a lot of it in our diet and we need enough vitamin B6, vitamin D, and selenium to absorb and utilise the magnesium.

But don’t stress there is an easy fix…….

Stop Magnesium leaving your body by:

Eliminating caffeine, fizzy drinks, salt and sugar, limiting alcohol and making sure you take time out for relaxation.  Following these guidelines will also help you sleep better.

Include Foods High in Magnesium in your diet:

  • Leafy Green Vegetables including parsley
  • Seaweed : Kelp and dulse
  • Nuts: almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, pecans and walnuts
  • Brown Rice
  • Figs and Dates
  • Avocado
  • Garlic

According to guidelines the minimum amount needed of magnesium is about 300 mg a day but in reality most of us get far less than 200 mg and we actually benefit from at least 400 and up to 1000mg per day, depending on your circumstances.

Taking a hot bath with Epsom salts is a great way to absorb and get a good amount of this much needed mineral, add in a few drops of lavender oil and you have the perfect way to relax and prepare for a good night’s sleep.

As mentioned sugar depletes magnesium levels and sugar cravings can be a sign of low magnesium so it can be a vicious cycle and low magnesium can impact our sleep.  Find out more about my go to magnesium supplement by clicking here

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Struggling with sleep?
Your clothes are feeling tight?
Hormones getting you down?
Feeling fatigued?
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MAGNESIUM: THE ULTIMATE MINERAL TO AID SLEEP

Magnesium

as published on Watchfit

As March 6 – 13th 2016 is National Sleep Awareness week, it is a great time to talk about sleep and magnesium is my go to “miracle” for this. If you are having difficulty going to sleep, find you wake easily or wake in the early hours then you may be deficient.

It is not always about magnesium but I always refer to it as the miracle mineral as I have great results in my practice when I add a magnesium supplement to my clients programmes. I always prefer to increase magnesium containing foods but in many cases people are so deficient that the only way to “catch up” is to supplement.  Find out more about my go to magnesium supplement here

Magnesium is vital for the function of our GABA receptors, these are found across all areas of the brain and nervous system. GABA is a calming neurotransmitter that the brains needs in order to switch off, you need GABA in order to sleep. Without it we remain tense, our thoughts race and we lie in bed trying to count sheep in order to go to sleep without success. Magnesium is the relaxation mineral and is crucial for sleep, at night we need magnesium to move into our cells for relaxation and great quality sleep

A sign of magnesium deficiency is if you have anything that is tight or stiff, irritable, you can’t relax or if you have cramps anywhere – this can be internally or externally. Most people, in fact it is estimated that 96% of the population is deficient in magnesium, and are more likely to have elevated inflammation markers. Inflammation is linked to all major health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers and low magnesium is a risk for osteoporosis and these can all affect our sleep as well as many other parts of our lives.

Magnesium is crucial to the body’s function and is responsible for over 500 enzyme reactions, it is found in all the tissues in the body. As mentioned, it is essential to help muscles relax, which is why it is a miracle mineral for sleep. Magnesium also helps to keep blood pressure normal, bones strong and the heart rhythm steady. The list of conditions related to magnesium deficiency is staggering; there are over 3,500 medical references on magnesium deficiency. Anything from headaches and migraines to chronic fatigue, diabetes and IBS can be linked to magnesium deficiency, and these illnesses will also in turn impact our quality of sleep

You might be magnesium deficient if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle cramps or twitches
  • Irritability
  • Sensitivity to loud noises
  • ADD
  • Palpitations
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • High blood pressure
  • PMS
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Reflux
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Trouble sleeping

The reason we are so deficient is that many of us eat a diet that contains practically no magnesium. Processed, refined and packaged foods, white flour, meat, and dairy contain no magnesium and if this is what your diet consist of then you will be deficient in magnesium as none of these foods contain magnesium. Even eating a whole foods diet can leave you magnesium deficient as our soils are now depleted and don’t have the correct levels of minerals such as magnesium in them.

Our magnesium levels are also decreased by:

  • alcohol
  • salt
  • coffee
  • phosphoric acid in fizzy drinks
  • prolonged or intense stress
  • antibiotics and other drugs

On top of that if this is the type of diet and lifestyle you are leading then your gut is probably compromised, reducing your ability to absorb magnesium. To properly absorb magnesium we need a lot of it in our diet and we need enough vitamin B6, vitamin D, and selenium to absorb and utilise the magnesium.

But don’t stress there is an easy fix…….

Stop Magnesium leaving your body by:

Eliminating caffeine, fizzy drinks, salt and sugar, limiting alcohol and making sure you take time out for relaxation. Following these guidelines will also help you sleep better.

Include Foods High in Magnesium in your diet:

  • Leafy Green Vegetables including parsley
  • Seaweed : Kelp and dulse
  • Nuts: almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, pecans and walnuts
  • Brown Rice
  • Figs and Dates
  • Avocado
  • Garlic

According to guidelines the minimum amount needed of magnesium is about 300 mg a day but in reality most of us get far less than 200 mg and we actually benefit from at least 400 and up to 1000mg per day, depending on your circumstances.

Taking a hot bath with Epsom salts is a great way to absorb and get a good amount of this much needed mineral, add in a few drops of lavender oil and you have the perfect way to relax and prepare for a good night’s sleep.

Do you struggle with your sleep?

Do you suffer from any of the symptoms I’ve mentioned?

Do you think you may benefit from a magnesium supplement?

As with all things the type of supplements you take can make a huge difference and we need to ensure that if we are supplementing we are getting magnesium in a bio-available form.

If you feel that you need to be supplementing with magnesium and need further help then please connect with me by clicking here, and find out how I can help create a bespoke plan for you, and get you started on your wellness journey straightaway.  Or order your magneiusm supplement by clicking here (these are the only supplements I use and recommend)

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TIPS FOR PROTECTING SKIN DURING THE COLD WEATHER

Winter Skin Tipsas published on Watchfit

As the colder weather arrives do you find that your skin starts to get dry and flaky? You need to pay attention to what you skin is telling you no matter what time of the year and all you need to do is tweak your skin care routine depending on the season.

You should always protect your skin and supply it with beneficial nutrients inside and out to keep it healthy all year-round but as the weather changes in the winter you need to adapt your skin-care routine as the air becomes drier inside and out.

Don’t forget your skin is an outer reflection of your inner health, I believe that a nutrient-dense, whole foods diet, with particular attention paid to certain vitamins, minerals, and other compounds, is a powerful tool helping your skin stay supply and moisturised throughout the winter – many people miss the opportunity to make major improvements in their skin simply by changing what they eat.

Flaky, chapped lips are common in the winter months and may require some extra TLC, use a gentle exfoliate to remove dry, dead skin cells and follow up with a nourishing lip treatment for super smooth lips.

Two effective remedies against dry, itchy winter skin:

  • Getting sufficient amounts of animal-based omega-3 fats in your diet, and
  • Using coconut oil to moisturize your skin

Top Tips for protecting skin in the winter

  • Stay active — it benefits your mind, and body, work out at home, or bundle up and go for a long walk outside. When the weather turns cold, it is tempting to curl up with a good book, but maintaining an active lifestyle will keep you healthy from the inside out.
  • When going outside, protect your skin from the elements by wearing a hat, scarf and gloves. Cold, dry weather can wreak havoc on your skin, but by wearing the proper attire is an easy way to prevent exposure.
  • Introduce more nourishing skin care products for the face and body.
  • Start the winter season with refreshed skin, slough off the summer residue to start with refreshed skin that may be dry from too much summer fun in the sun – do a gentle exfoliation on a weekly basis.
  • Coconut oil or Almond oil: both natural home remedies that keep the skin smooth and moisturized – massage almond oil over the dry areas. Can also be used for the lips
  • Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera provides all the essential nutrients to the skin and makes it smooth and glowing.
  • Homemade Sugar Scrub: mix sugar with coconut oil and use as a scrub. You can add some honey – this mix will exfoliate and moisturize the skin.

Apart from taking adequate care of your skin during winter, it is also necessary to focus on what you eat. Here are some helpful tips:

  • Keep the body well hydrated and drink plenty of pure water
  • Keep away from junk and processed foods
  • Citrus fruits can strengthen the body and keep the skin healthy – they are filled with Vitamin C which is a great anti-oxidant for the body and skin
  • Lemon: Lemon is rich in vitamin C – drinking a cup of warm water with fresh lemon added helps to detox the body and balance the pH which helps to ultimately give you skin a natural glow.
  • Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables high in antioxidants.
  • Add ginger and turmeric to your food.

Six steps you can follow to ensure healthy skin in the winter and all year-round:

  1. Watch Your Environment: remove as many toxins as possible from your environment
  2. Enhance Your Digestion: make sure that your digestion is working optimally – your skin is a reflection of your internal health
  3. Ensure Outstanding Detoxification: make sure all your detox pathways are working effectively, I recommend doing a natural supported cleanse at the change of each season.
  4. Balance Your Blood Sugar
  5. Keep Your Hormones in Check
  6. Boost your Nutrient Intake

Top Tips for Supplement to Protecting Skin in the Winter

  • Zinc
  • Vitamin C
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Probiotics
  • Zambroza – an all round antioxidant formula
  • High Strength Multi Vitamin and Mineral

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Recommended Skin care Products to Protecting Skin in the Winter

Use good quality natural and organic skin care products, I personally use Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic products and recommend them to my clients, the benefits of using natural and organic skin care products is that they nourish and treat your skin, allowing your skin to breathe and stay healthy. Most conventional skin care products are made from by-products of the petroleum industry and are not nourishing or healthy for your skin and your overall health so choose your products wisely. If you want a free, no obligation skin care consultation please contact us at health_vlf@btinternet.com.

I believe that the best way to protect your skin during the winter, along with a nutrient-dense diet and pure water, and using a truly all-natural, organic moisturizer can help you achieve a clear and radiant complexion all winter long.

WINTER HEALTH

Toxins and Health

Did you know that women absorb an estimated five pounds of chemicals a year just from the makeup they use!

This toxicity adds to the toxic burden placed on our bodies and is one of the reasons at Kerry’s Natural Health Solutions that we recommend cleansing with the seasons. As we move from autumn into winter it is an ideal time to cleanse to prepare the body for winter, you know how you feel a little more sluggish in the winter, as the days get colder and darker A cleanse helps to boost your energy, put that spring in your step and keep you active and dancing all winter long, avoiding the dreaded winter weight gain!

We face numerous problems with toxins in our environment and it becomes very important that we support the body as it takes extra nutrients to help break down these toxins and eliminate them from the system, all the additional toxins we’re exposed to put an extra burden on the body’s nutrient reserves and when we are bundled up during the winter and not getting enough sunlight and fresh air there is an added burden on the body. 

There are two kinds of toxins the body has to eliminate:

Continue reading WINTER HEALTH

Is Bloating ruining your Life?

This is the most common thing I am asked about – bloating and what to do about it.  In an earlier post I gave you some of the reasons for bloating click here to read this information.

When we end up with excessive gas and bloating this is usually due to imbalances in our friendly bacteria and / or problems digesting certain foods.  When the foods are not broken down and digested properly this leads to issues with inflammation, leaky gut and fermentation of the food and leads to gas and bloating.  The solution that most people are given are usually “have more fibre” or “take probiotics”  done in the correct way with guidance these both can be helpful strategies, but they can sometimes temporarily make things worse.

Taking a good quality pro and pre biotic is essential to restore the good bacteria but this needs to be introduced and increased slowly and the right strains of bacteria must be included in the supplements – this is something I can’t stress enough – I have taken probiotics in the wrong doses and not realising they had additives and fillers that were making my bloating worse rather than helping me.  I will include details of the products I use at the end.

Bloating puts pressure on the stomach and can contribute to the development of a hiatal hernia.  When bloating is frequent the ileocecal valve can become swollen and inflamed and instead of remaining closed it remains open.  The purpose of this valve, is to prevent the backwards flow of waste from your large intestine into the small intestine and should be closed except for when waste needs to be disposed of from the small to the large intestine.

When dealing with any health issue, it is always important to get to the root of the problem, in order to reduce the symptoms or solve the problem. If you only address the symptoms and do not get to the root of the problem then you are simply “sticking a plaster on” and hoping for the best.  In order to get to the root of the problem two things are required:

You need to have an open mind and

You need to be a detective,

Below I have outlined the basic protocols and strategies recommend by most health professionals and these are the ones we use at Kerry’s Natural Health Solutions.

In order to get at the root of the symptoms associated with leaky gut syndrome, to reduce the inflammation and restore the health of your gut wall, the first step you need to take is to remove the problem foods and then repair the gut wall with the right nutrients and restore the good bacteria.

Remove

The most common offenders are Gluten, dairy, and soy, but you might be surprised to learn even healthy foods like nuts, eggs, and the nightshade family of vegetables can also create food sensitivities. When you eat these foods frequently, they remain in your system, slip through your gut wall, and trigger inflammation and the symptoms we discussed before. Depending on how severely these foods affect you, it is best to completely eliminate them but you can test by rotating them if they don’t affect you too severely –  this is done for a period of time usually 3 – 12 weeks, and then you reintroduce them to your diet.

It is best to keep a food journal and be aware the gluten, eggs and soy hide in a number of places – gluten is in many processed foods, meats and can be in places you would least expect such as mustard and tomato sauce.  Eggs will be in most baked goods and in most salad dressings.  Soy can also hide in may places and soy products are becoming popular alternatives to dairy but this is not always you best option.

Repair

It is important to heal the gut wall so that proteins can’t slip through and wreak havoc. Curcumin, ginger and aloe are among the nutrients that help repair leaky gut syndrome. Other nutrients include

Ginger : a powerful anti-inflammatory that benefits in reducing gut inflammation

Digestive enzymes : enzymes help your food break down efficiently so it doesn’t irritate the gut lining , they also help  to remove pathogens, toxins, and other harmful substances that can harm the gut wall and trigger inflammation.

Restore

Probiotics : help reduce inflammation, repopulate beneficial bacteria, and strengthen your gut wall.

 

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Digestive Enzymes : click here – a full spectrum enzyme supplement (from plant sources) that helps break down food in your stomach, making it easier to digest

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Be Proactive – Not Reactive : A common Cause of Bloating

A common cause of Bloating is a ‘Leaky Gut’

The gut has many functions that it perfoms:

  • It is repsonsible for digesting our food
  • Part of the diegetsion process is breaking down and absorbing tiny food particles to be converted into energy
  • Vitamins and minerals are absorbed through the gut lining into the blood stream
  • It helps to detoxify the body
  • The gut contains antibodies that act as the first line of defense against infections

So lets explore what happens with ‘Leaky Gut’ ………………..the lining of the gut becomes damaged and ends up looking like an old jersey with holes in it as oposed to a new jersey where all the stitches are tight and close together, when these holes become larger bacteria, toxins and food leak into the body and this creates inflammation and damage and disrupts the optimal functioning of the system.

The large food particles are foreign to the body’s defense system, so the immune system goes on alert and attacks them, resulting in the production of antibodies against once harmless foods and this then leads to food sensitivities, and following on from this essential minerals and vitamins are not broken down and absorbed into the body causing furhter issues and weakening the immune system, as the body is not receiving the nutrients it needs and we can end up with vitamin and more detrimental mineral deficiencies.

The next step is that the gut is inflamed, it si not able to break down and absorb food and nutrients properly and this leads to FATIGUE and BLOATING. The bodies detox pathways are compromised, which results in chemical sensitivities and the liver becomes overburdened as it finds it difficult to handle everyday chemicals and toxins and the body is not able to ward of bacteria, viruses, yeast and parasites……… and so the cyle goes and it turns into a vicious circle.

The increased toxic load on the body has the effect of making the nervous and immune systems hypersensitive and this could lead to autoimmune problems.

 So what causes a leaky gut?

There are many factors that can increase the permeability of the intestinal wall such as processed foods, alcohol and caffeine, prescription medication especially antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medication, over the counter medication, antacids, food additives, refined carbohydrates (suagr and flour) and stress.

The symptoms of leaky gut are many and varied and include: abdominal pain, heartburn, insomnia, bloating, anxiety, gluten intolerance, malnutrition, muscle cramps and pains, poor exercise tolerance and food allergies. In fact all those that are symptoms of IBS.

In my next post, I will be sharing some ideas on how you find relief.

But if you don’t want to wait  and you are suffering from bloating, you feel that you have tried everything, you feel that whatever you eat or don’t eat still causes your bloatin, you are sturggling and looking for answers then I would like to offer you a  “Beat the Bloat” Breakthrough Sessions to help start addressing this issue. There are ONLY 5 slots available and the “doors close” next Wednesday 29th July to grad your FREE  “Beat the Bloat” Breakthrough Sessions.  If you want to grab the chance of having this FREE consultation with me book now: email my lovely assistant Riley: vpriley@btinternet.com.  I only have space for a limited number and I anticipate this will fill up quickly so please act quickly if you think this would help you.
During this 1-to-1 session, we’ll work together to…

Create a crystal clear vision for the ideal life you’ll be living when you have your symptoms under control.

Identify hidden challenges and obstacles that may be getting in the way of you identifying your trigger foods so that you can start to address them.

You’ll leave the session with a renewed belief that you can finally get your symptoms under control.

 

To claim your special “Beat the Bloat Breakthrough Session” today, just click here : vpriley@btinternet.com

(Please allow up to 45 minutes for this Breakthrough session.)