Not all bacteria is bad for children

You can’t avoid bacteria. These hardy, single-celled microorganisms are found in every habitat on our planet. They’re in our soil, rocks, oceans and snow. And they’re all over you and your kid too. Your little one may look completely clean… Continue Reading >

Does being a mum improve your gut health?

Leanne Mitchell, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Microba Microbiome Coach, mum of two little ones.   There are many great things about being a mother, but did you know that just having children could improve your gut health? Having kids is linked… Continue Reading >

The surprising origin of the interest in gut health.

By Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics FB Bayside Dietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic Instagram @baysidedietetics   This blog is a fictional story that is based on insight we have into ancient Egyptian beliefs and practices from around 800BC.  Ahti squirmed at… Continue Reading >

Can I eat cheese while pregnant?

You’ve been invited to a cheese and wine night with your girlfriends. Now that you are pregnant, although you clearly know that you’ll be opting for a water over a wine, you’re not sure about which cheese, if any, is… Continue Reading >

Gut Health for Kids

By Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics Have you heard the one about the adult who was cured of fatigue and tummy pain by making sure their gut was “healthy”? Kids can have these symptoms too but may struggle to communicate… Continue Reading >

Safety first – which foods should you stay away from during pregnancy?

Whether you’re a worrier or more happy-go-lucky, you’ve probably had at least a few thoughts about how your lifestyle will affect your baby. The good news: if you’re eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly, you’re probably doing okay! The… Continue Reading >

What’s The Deal With Gut Microbiota?

You may have already heard of gut microbiota from your doctor, dietitian, local chemist, family member, or very likely – the internet. But what’s the deal with gut microbiota? Why all the hype? This is a very hot topic in… Continue Reading >