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What Are Prebiotics And Where To Find Them

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The effectiveness of probiotics for a variety of health concerns, including good gut health, overall well being and generally keeping your immune system happy, has long been recognised. Now, new research has confirmed what traditional medicine has always known - that prebiotics are essential for ensuring the effectiveness of probiotics and, when combined, the two are a force to be reckoned with. In her latest blog, Dee looks at what prebiotics actually are and where to find them...



Slippery Elm, Prebiotics and Sleep

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Prebiotics have been in the news recently with Dr Michael Mosley discovering them to be particularly beneficial in the fight against insomnia. There are plenty of brands on the market but did you know that Slippery Elm is a prebiotic and can pack a healthy punch when it comes to helping you get the sleep you need? Read on to hear what Dee has to say on the subject.



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Dee Atkinson MNIMH

Dee is one of the UK's top herbalists and owns and runs D. Atkinson Herbalist in Edinburgh - a herbal dispensary and shop which provide a wide range of herbal medicines, vitamins, supplements, herbal skincare as well as a herbal dispensary. Next door is Napiers Clinic.

Dee qualified as a Medical Herbalist in 1988 and took over Napiers the Herbalists in 1990, building it up into one of the UKs most respected and trusted Complementary Medicine Clinics.

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