AboutEfficient digestion is essential to good health. The process of digestion begins in the mouth with the action of saliva on food and runs through to the anus, with most of the process taking place in the stomach and small intestine. This process enables our bodies to convert the food we eat into the energy needed for all biochemical reactions that keep us alive. It is also a major pathway for the elimination of toxins.
Influencing good digestion and elimination depends on several factors: the right diet with whole foods, fruit and vegetables, plenty of fluids to ensure regular peristaltic movements, and elimination of waste products from cellular metabolism. As there is interaction between the brain and the gut, digestion can be susceptible to the effects of emotions and therefore to stress, which in turn can trigger excess secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, possibly leading to inflammation and even ulceration of the stomach lining.
This informative talk will provide you with an overview of how the digestive system works, exploring practical methods and naturopathic techniques for creating and maintaining a healthy gut. You'll learn about seasonal herbs that can be used to support the gut and heal the gut, and key dietary tips to ensure a healthy digestive tract. Essential for anyone suffering from digestive complaints.
Rachel is a herbalist, naturopath, and kinesiologist who is passionate about maintaining health and wellbeing through natural remedies, a healthy diet, and naturopathic principles.
A 10% discount is available on this event for students and recipients of means-tested benefits. Please book via telephone on 01242 254321 or in person, and provide proof of entitlement when attending.
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Road DirectionsOur address is 3 Wolseley Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1TH
Wolseley Terrace is not on most maps – it is a regency terrace in between Trafalgar Square and Vittoria Walk and can only be accessed by foot. Once you have found us, enter the building by the second door on your right.
BY CAR: Follow the Cheltenham one-way system along Bath Road through onto Oriel Road. Wolseley Terrace is on your left, next to the pedestrian crossing (no entry by car). Rodney Road car park is on your right. If full, carry on and use the Regent Arcade car park.
Your Sat Nav will take you to Trafalgar Street, which is at the back of Wolseley Terrace - if driving you will have gone right past us and the nearby car parks. If using a Sat Nav we recommend using the postcode for the Rodney Road car park (GL50 1HT). Once on Rodney Road you also have the option to follow the road round the bend onto Regent Street and park in the Regent Arcade car park.