by Ashleigh Feltham,  Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist

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. ...

Lupus is an autoimmune disease where your body attacks its own cells by mistakenly thinking these cells are foreign invaders. This attack on cells can occur anywhere in your body including your lungs, brain, blood vessels, kidney, skin, joints, and heart. Your diet is a prime contributor or remover of...

Including enough fibre in your diet is important for your oral health as fibre helps to maintain healthy blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Both high sugar and pressure levels are linked with an increased risk of developing gum disease....

If your pantry is looking a little worse for wear or there is nothing that you could make a meal from then read on. Long-life foods can not only be equal to the fresh varieties but can save you time and money too. Here are our Dietitian’s top 9 foods...

More than 50% of children and more than 70% of adults fail to meet their recommended daily recommendation of fibre for health. Including enough fibre in your day is a key step towards creating and maintaining strong bones for life....