by Ashleigh Feltham,  Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist

Inulin reduces frailty in old age. The need for a healthy gut microbiome to promote your health and wellbeing is evident in every stage of life. Ensuring your food choices promote the maintenance of health-promoting microbes is essential for longevity and independence in your later years of life....

Good gut health is the key to overall health and longevity. Make sure you are feeding your gut microbiome the fuel it requires to assist you to live a life of vitality and wellness....

The term ‘leaky gut syndrome’ refers to the imbalance of the gut cell wall’s normal function. Chronic inflammation and disease as well as an imbalanced diet can cause leaky gut syndrome...

There's an important synergy between gut health and athletic performance. The diet of an athlete is often very different to the average person....

There is direct communication from your gut to your heart known as the gut-heart axis. When your gut is flourishing with healthy gut microbes your heart benefits. Your gut health directly influences your heart health...

Including enough daily fibre in your diet has many health benefits. These include better blood sugar control and lower levels of chronic inflammation. These two factors are known to be linked to certain cancers including bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is the tenth most common cause of cancer in the world....

Gut health is essential for your overall health and evidence on the importance of gut health continues to grow. A new buzzword you need to know is MACS or microbiota accessible carbohydrates....

Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that affects your central nervous system with widespread tenderness, stiffness, and musculoskeletal pain. This condition affects up to one in twenty Australians with the condition affecting more women than men....

Do you frequently fall victim to a case of the munchies? A sudden need to head to the kitchen and devour that chocolate cookie just after eating lunch? The good news is there are ways you can train your body to steer clear of falling victim to the munchies. ...