How bile helps signal satiety to your brain

When we eat, a series of hormones, metabolites and nutrients send messages to the hypothalamus in our brain. Among many things, these messengers help to communicate both hunger and satiety—so we know when to keep eating, or to end a meal. Some common hormones you may have heard of that are involved in this process […]

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The number one thing to focus on for great health

When it comes to achieving great health, there are countless avenues we can take. Yet, there is one direction that has a significant impact on how we look and feel every day that is often forgotten: caring for our liver. When it comes to every aspect of our health, the liver packs a mighty punch. […]

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The secret to getting your bowels working

Many people assume that the best way to get their bowels moving effortlessly is to focus on the lower half of the digestive system. They often do this by increasing their fibre intake. For some, this may be effective. However, for many, getting their bowels to function optimally actually starts much higher up their digestive tract.  While every […]

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Are sluggish bowels driving your estrogen dominance?

Having a sluggish bowel can not only make us feel uncomfortable, but it can also have a huge impact on our hormonal health and is a common driver behind why a woman might be experiencing symptoms of estrogen dominance – too much estrogen in the second stage of the cycle (the luteal phase). Estrogen, when […]

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4 tips for staying well through winter

During the cooler months, strengthening the immune system becomes a focus for many people. But our immune system does more than just helping our body to ward off common colds and the flu – it also helps our body to react to foreign substances and forms part of our anti-cancer response.   Whether you feel as […]

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5 signs your liver might need support

If you’ve been reading Dr Libby’s work for a while, you are likely aware of just how important the liver is when it comes to how we look and feel each day. With a happy and efficient liver, you burn body fat more effectively, sleep more soundly, and have clear and vibrant skin. But we […]

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Signs your liver might need some extra love

In today’s world, we are exposed to more pollutants than ever before, through what we eat, drink, breathe and put on our skin. Our exposure to some of these are beyond our control because they are in the air or used in manufacturing; other problematic substances like alcohol and trans fats in processed cakes, biscuits, […]

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