What if I told you that it can take just 5 weeks to start feeling like a better you? No need to sign up for a 3 month 1-2-1 package with me or another nutritional therapist, or buy hundreds of books, or hire a personal chef, just a simple 5 step group programme that gives you the toolkit you need to make positive changes.
I have spent over 7 years working with hundreds of clients to help them feel better. They’ve gone from gassy and sluggish to comfortable and energised. Some have been able to sleep better than they have for decades. Clients no longer have to research every outing thoroughly for toilet arrangements before they can enjoy themselves…
And it’s all down to these simple steps!
Ready to discover what your journey to a healthy gut could look like? Read on...
1. Identifying your triggers & the underlying issues
When you’re chronically ill or in pain with no explanation, it can often feel like no one is listening to you. Like there’s no one who cares enough to find out what’s really going on with your body. I felt like that too once upon a time. It’s why I became a nutritional therapist.
In the first of the 5 weeks of “Ease your gut, beat the bloat” we play detective, and I help you uncover what’s happening inside your body, and to notice what is triggering the reactions. We start to explore anti-inflammatory foods and begin rethinking what we put on our plates to ensure they’re helping not hindering our progress.
2. Learn how to improve gut health and about foods that help the lining
Next it’s all about exploring foods which support digestive enzyme secretion and balance your stomach acidity.
Because the health of your digestive system decides whether nutrients will be absorbed or rejected, your digestion is key to your overall health! It is connected to everything that happens in your body. Your gut also makes decisions about which toxins, allergens, and microbes aren’t assimilated into the body. So keeping your digestive system healthy is vital!
We work through which foods aid gut health - probiotics, prebiotics and fibre among others! - and I teach you how you can eat these foods and incorporate them into your everyday routines and diet.
3. Understanding the link between your gut and your brain
This is an important step. Not many people are aware that there’s actually a deep connection between your gut and your brain. But it’s been shown in much research that there is a two-way communication between our brain and the nervous system in our gut.
This means that there’s a link between mood and food, and how different foods can make us feel. The health of our gut and the variety of our gut microbes influence how we think and how we feel.
4. New connections with people who understand what you’re going through
Opening up to people about the pain you’re suffering and sharing embarrassing moments can be like medicine in itself. And it’s a huge benefit of being on a group programme. You are learning on this gut health journey together!
Knowing you’re not alone, and being able to lean on each other for motivation and encouragement, is massively underestimated. You cannot get this on a video course. Live human interaction and experiencing transformation together is quite literally life-changing.
Meeting online every week with friends to learn and cheer you on is quite simply brilliant. Asking each other questions and giving each other respectful and reciprocal support in the group sessions, but also in a private community, is invaluable.
5. Hone your culinary skills!
It’s all very well learning the theory of it all and listening to an expert harp on about fermentation and “good” bacteria...but how do “normal” people put all this into practise? I hear you! And this is why the 5th step is rooted in practical skills.
You need tips and tricks for making life easier, not harder! And I will give you recipes and ideas for adapting menus to fit with your needs, as well as demonstrating how to cook some delicious food on our cook-a-long!
After 5 weeks of working with me and finding new friends along the way, you’ll be feeling better and equipped to totally change your life. No more dashing to the loo. No more worrying about another unfortunate “downward dog” incident. Bid farewell to migraines. You'll be well on your way to feeling like the real you again!
Want to know more about my brand new 5 week programme “Ease your gut, beat the bloat”? You can find out more here on this post, and here on the programme page itself. If you have any questions about the programme and how it works, feel free to email me.
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