Orchard Chiropractic Centre - Jersey

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Chronic Inflammatory Diseases: Suppress or Boost?

26 July 18

As chiropractors at the Orchard Chiropractic Centre we see many patients with chronic inflammatory disorders ("CID"). Unfortunately, CID has become more prevalent in western industrialised countries due to environmental changes which have had a negative impact on the gut microbiome[1]. The term chronic Inflammatory disease (or disorder) covers a multitude of conditions that the lay person may not link to inflammation.

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24 Hour Fasting Boosts Stem Cell Regeneration

04 June 18

New research suggests that 24 hour fasting has significant benefits beyond weight loss. The research that was conducted on mice showed that restricting calorific intake for just 24 hours activates metabolic changes in gut stem cells causing them to enter into a regenerative stage and thereby heal the gut lining. This is exciting because rejuvenation slows with age, however, the change in stem cells was activated in both young and old mice. Research at MIT have discovered, albeit in mice, that fasting for just 24 hours greatly improved gut stem cells' ability to regenerate, in both young and old mice. It appears that fasting activates a metabolic change in the gut causing it to switch from burning carbohydrates to burning fatty acids and stimulating stem cells to become more regenerative. Fasting has long been associated with longevity and now, it would seem that science is catching up and explaining why it should be so. As we age, the regenerative capacity of our stem cells slows, which is why older people heal more slowly. This also holds true for the gut lining which affects metabolism and absorption. If fasting causes the same change in the human gut, 24 hour fasting could prove beneficial to older people, those with damaged intestinal lining through medication, infection or lifestyle. A word of caution - consult your doctor if you are diabetic and considering fasting.

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The Bacteria that are in us and around us, they make us.

20 November 17

I Want to: Live Longer, Live Healthier, Live Life to the Full Let me introduce You to Your GUT This is an introduction to 4 fabulous books that will change the way you think about the Microbes around us and in us and will offer you a new way of eating that will change you forever.

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At Orchard Chiropractic and Health Centre Jersey we have a group of experienced chiropractors and complementary health practitioners that help you look holistically at your health from a physical, chemical and emotional perspective.

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