Fiona is a Naturopathic Registered Nutritional Therapist and Colon Hydrotherapist specialising in gastrointestinal health, menopausal issues, chronic fatigue and weight issues.
Tel: 07817 921916   Email: fiona@fionacorliss.co.uk

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Managing IBS Symptoms

Managing IBS Symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS has symptoms which are often uncomfortable, painful and inconvenient; they are not however, life-threatening and can be managed by addressing the diet. Adhering to a few simple rules can greatly enhance the quality of life for...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica

View the stages of making Costa Rican chocolateI had the privilege of going to Costa Rica in early March 2023 and as a Naturopath, this magical country resonated with me. The country has rich, lava-fed soils and the Costa Rican ethos is very much embedded in the...

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The Gut Microbiome – are we more microbe than human?

The Gut Microbiome – are we more microbe than human?

Professor Robert Knight of the University of California, San Diego, US spoke to the BBC in 2018 stating that scientists say our human cells only make up 43% of the total cells in our body, the rest is bacteria. Hippocrates is regarded as the Father of Medicine, author...

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CBD Hemp Oil

CBD Hemp Oil

One of the compounds of cannabis is Cannabidiol or CBD. There are a number of medicinal uses for CBD oil (see below). People are more open to the medical benefits of CBD, especially now that it can be separated from the THC, known for its psychoactive effects. In...

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Vitamin D, the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’

Vitamin D, the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’

Vitamin D is commonly known as the sunshine vitamin as the human body produces vitamin D when exposed to sun, but it can be found in a variety of food sources too. Vitamin D regulates the levels of calcium and phosphate in the body, which is important for healthy...

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Far Infrared Treatment

Far Infrared Treatment

"Far Infrared Potential Benefits and the Scientific Basis of Far Infrared Ray Therapy": Japanese and Chinese researchers and clinicians have completed extensive research on far infrared heat therapy and report many amazing discoveries. In Japan, there is an 'Infrared...

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Kale – ‘King of Superfoods’

Kale – ‘King of Superfoods’

This green leafy vegetable is being hailed as the ‘King of Superfoods’ but it’s not a new kid on the block, kale has been around for thousands of years. Historians tell us the Ancient Greeks used it as a cure for drunkenness and references to ‘brassica’ (a term...

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The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Chocolate is often thought of as a ‘guilty pleasure’ but research continues to show that adding to chocolate to your diet can be very beneficial. What exactly is chocolate? Chocolate is made from the cocoa bean; cocoa or cacao refers to the natural product and...

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3 Ways to Treat Depression by Changing Your Diet

Post-holiday depression and seasonal affective disorder are common this time of year, but did you know that your food choices can also seriously affect your mood? The nutrients you consume - as well as the nutrients you don't consume - can greatly influence the way...

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Feed the Heart

Feed the Heart

Almost one in five men and one in eight women in the UK die from cardiovascular disease and as we age, the chance of dying from a heart attack increases. Simple changes to your daily diet can support your heart. Good heart supporting foods are all there in the...

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Wheat – is it the Staff of Life or a Pain in the Gut?

Wheat – is it the Staff of Life or a Pain in the Gut?

For the last 10,000 years wheat has been a staple part of our diet and today even more so. The problem with modern wheat is that it is very different from the wheat of pre-1950. Cardiologist, Dr. William Davis has written an excellent book called Wheat Belly and in it...

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What is the Paleo diet?

The Paleo diet refers to a diet based on food our ancient ancestors in the Palaeolithic era would have eaten. The Palaeolithic era was a period lasting 2.5 million years which ended around 10,000 years ago with the Agricultural Revolution - the introduction of...

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Could Candida be the cause of your health problems?

Candida can cause a wide variety of symptoms that can also be as a result of other conditions and so the condition is often overlooked or misdiagnosed leading to a long time lapse prior to embarking on a successful treatment plan. What is Candida? Candida Albicans is...

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Looking at Psoriasis

Looking at Psoriasis

What is it? Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disorder commonly appearing on the elbows, knees and scalp, however it can affect many parts of the body and can be widespread. The patches can be very itchy and sore.  It can affect people of any age; however it generally...

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Alternative medicine is a relatively broad term that encompasses a number of different approaches that are intended to supplement conventional medical treatment in less invasive ways than surgery or prolonged use of prescription medications. Therapeutic massage can...

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