Browse Author by Layla

Layla is a certified Nutritional Advisor and musician who has become interested in nutrition, lifestyle and fitness through her own struggles with chronic illness. She is passionate about nutritional science, ancestral and functional medicine, the paleo lifestyle, nature, music and lifting weights. She is passionate to use her own experience to help people achieve their health goals.

Personal Care

How to Remove Moles Naturally

Moles are annoying.

Let’s be honest, moles aren’t that pretty either.

Depending on the size and location you might want them gone. And we all know that some moles can turn into something cancerous.

But instead of having them cut out by a doctor, we can actually remove them naturally!

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Health Articles

Paleo Hiking Foods

I’ve been recently looking into paleo hiking foods to take on a 9 day hiking trip in Ireland. I will be carrying all my belongings for the whole time so the food I take needs to be light, paleo, shelf-stable and nutritious. The area I’m hiking in is pretty remote and there is not a lot in terms of shops and restaurants – especially if sticking to a paleo template.

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A Year After FMT Treatment

A year ago, I received  FMT treatment (fecal microbiota transplants, stool transplants) at the Taymount clinic in England. I did it to fix my IBS and SIBO symptoms and restore my low numbers of beneficial gut bacteria. This is an update about the current condition of my gut and what has changed for me since the treatment.

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Recipes

Coconut Crunch Bliss Balls

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I’ve posted a recipe for healthy snowballs made from dates and coconut before but this recipe is a variation of the standard date bliss balls using coconut crunch (aka roasted coconut chips). The larger texture of coconut chips added a different texture to these bliss balls, which I quite enjoyed!

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Healthy Baked Beans

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Baked beans are probably one of the most popular foods in Britain, but unfortunately the tinned varieties usually consumed are laden with sugar and other undesirable ingredients.

It doesn’t have to be this way! Just follow my recipe and make your own…

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My Experience with the ‘Amazing Liver and Gallbladder Flush’

The liver and gallbladder flush had crossed my path several times in my healing journey but I had always dismissed the idea of doing it.

The idea behind the flush is to release any stones that may be stuck in the gallbladder, thereby improving digestion and detoxification and leading to greater well-being.

I usually try to look at both sides of the coin and if I’m honest, the critics had convinced me this time…

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Recipes

Courgette Crust Pizza

If I’m honest I never used to like pizza that much so giving it up when I started real foods was not a big problem. There used to be a time when even the thought of pizza would make me feel ill.

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