Have you ever become frustrated when you spend a lot of your time in researching your signs, symptoms and diagnosis, only to find that each protocol you try after your own research or by a friend’s recommendation, leaves you with new symptoms, lack of resolution or helplessness? Protocols and magic pills do not exist, and
In the world of Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition, it is recognised that we are all biochemically unique. Our health today is the result of our life story, stressors, genetics, microbial balance and much more. To truly heal, rather than applying protocols, we need to get back to understanding what led to our health challenges
‘The study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself. Epi in greek means Above, so it means Above Genetics’ – Oxford Dictionary Epigenetics refers to a change in the phenotype without a change in the genotype We all have a unique set of genes,
‘We depend on a vast army of microbes to stay alive: a microbiome that protects us against germs, breaks down food to release energy, and produces vitamins’ – Oxford Dictionary FACTS ABOUT OUR MICROBIOME • We have 10 times as many bacteria in our body as we have cells! • Our Microbiome contains way more
Oxford Dictionary defines Functional as having a functional role, and designed to be functional and useful, and in operation and good working condition. Have you ever felt frustrated when the nothing has worked for you in that vicious loop of ill health? Where medication for something has behaved as a trigger for another health challenge?