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September 25, 2019

Keeping your gut bacteria healthy is not always easy when life gets in the way.  I have put together some simple tips to help keep your gut in the best health. 

1. Antibiotics
The discovery of antibiotics transformed modern medicine, allowing us to successfully tre...

September 18, 2019

It is now known that gut bacteria affect the entire body, including the brain. Good bacteria in the gut help to make vitamins, digest food, balance mood, reduce anxiety, and protect against infections and some forms of cancer. Certain types of good bacteria in the gut...

September 11, 2019

Natural compounds called phytonutrients, are components of plants that are powerful defenders of health. Studies show that people who eat more plant foods have a reduced risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

1.  Aim for 9-13 Ser...

June 20, 2019

Do you suffer with digestive problems, headaches, nasal allergies, low energy, eczema, skin irritations or joint aches? Health problems such as these and more, may be related to a specific food or foods eaten frequently. Many people with food sensitivities don’t even r...

June 13, 2019

A properly functioning digestive system is critical to good health. In the UK more than 4 million people suffer with digestive problems such as stomach ache, bloating, wind, constipation, diarrhoea, cramping - these symptoms are often referred to as irritable bowel syn...

March 4, 2019

There have been some big changes at Dr Amina Davison recently. Most notable is our new website. To coincide with my return from maternity leave, gaining a new colleague and the introduction of a new subscription based service, I thought the website could also do with f...

March 3, 2019

It's been a while since I posted a recipe, so here's one for all those who have little time for cooking.  If you lead a busy life, or even just don't care much for cooking it can be difficult to think of something to prepare in a flash that is not only healthy but deli...

January 24, 2019

With the arrival of "The Big Chill", winter is well and truly upon us and with that comes the usual onslaught of winter bugs. Having two small children I have experienced first hand their unique ability to bring home every cold going round.  Here are some tips I use at...

October 15, 2018

This spicy condiment holds bittersweet memories for me.  My late father, who lived in Nigeria, used to take me for "Fish and Chips" whenever I used to visit him over there.  We would go to an open air restaurant in Abuja, Nigeria's bustling capital city, where the fres...

September 3, 2018

I hate to wish the lovely summer away but I do look forward to autumn as it brings with it an abundance of lovely mushrooms!  Available in so many varieties, mushrooms have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for their healing properties. Their bene...

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