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More Than Wellness Podcast


Today I will be sharing the MORE THAN WELLNESS podcast with you, in which I was the guest speaker this month – very humbled indeed.

CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast.

MICK RYAN, an acupuncturist and remedial masseur from SOLAS WELLBEING, runs these podcasts to educate and elevate consciousness by bringing forth local and international health, wellness, wellbeing, complementary and alternative medicine practitioners, Yogis, spiritual teachers, healers, and even conventional medicine and allied health practitioners – believe it or not, they do know a thing or two about health.

Join Mick Ryan and myself for an informative look into the world that’s more than wellness.

We hope you enjoy tuning into our chat.

CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast.

You can also listen via iTunes Apple Podcasts, PodBean, Spotify and all good podcasting apps.


The Gut Detective On How Dis-Ease Can Lead to Disease

Reading through the musings of ancient Greek philosophers about the human condition, it’s no wonder their legacy has endured the ages.

For instance when Hippocrates declared ‘Let food be thy medicine’, or Thales who made the connection of ‘a sound mind in a sound body’.

While these claims were made thousands of years ago, they provide the basis of Alida Deligeorges’ practice today.

A qualified pharmacist and herbalist, she is behind THE GUT DETECTIVE.

As the name suggests, Alida treats many people with gut-related issues. With people increasingly consuming diets high in gluten and sugar, and as farming and manufacturing practices have changed through the ages, she says modern-day diets are often very high in inflammatory foods such as gluten, dairy, sugar, soy, and in some cases, eggs and nuts as well.

“I really promote a grain-free diet,” she says. “The recipes that I hand out are very much getting people off gluten. Dr. Alessio Fasano, the guy who discovered leaky gut, said if you have gluten today basically the gut stays open for the next three hours. If you come in with gluten in the next meal, likewise and likewise. But it will get to the point where it just can’t close anymore, and that’s where the build-up of inflammation starts to go in the body.”

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