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Get great gut health

Get started on your path to better gut health

Did you know that your gut has a huge impact on your health? Science has now proven links between gut health and your immune system, mood, as well as your brain. Think: autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, skin conditions, mental imbalances and cancer…. the list goes on.

So how can you get great gut health? For a start you need to learn all about the gut microbiome, then know how to keep it healthy or repair it. Go beyond blindly chucking back a probiotic you grabbed at the chemist and hoping for the best. Take a good look at your diet, sleep habits, medications use and stress levels. Know what foods can improve or damage your gut health and the steps to take for addressing any imbalances.

Better health is possible through change. Small changes will make a difference! Get started on your path to better gut health:

Forge on towards better health with even more get great gut health tools!

Books

Reserve these titles and collect from your local library:

Borrow up to 30 eBooks on your device. To get started download the ePlatform by Wheelers, RBDigital and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password. Need help setting up your device for eBooks? Watch this video tutorial.

View the help guide for reserving items. Libraries will alert you when an item is ready for collection. If you are not member, join online.

eBooks

Libraries love these good gut eBooks:

Borrow up to 30 eBooks on your device. To get started download the ePlatform by Wheelers, RBDigital and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password. Need help setting up your device for eBooks? Watch this video tutorial.

eAudiobooks

Libraries love these good gut eAudiobooks:

You can borrow up to 30 eAudiobooks from each provider at a time for a period of three weeks. To get started, download the BorrowBox, Libby, and RBDigital apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password. Need help setting up your device for eAudiobooks? Watch this video tutorial.

eMagazines

Flick through these health eMagazines for great gut health inspired articles:

  • Women’s Health Australia
  • Prevention Magazine Australia
  • Wellbeing
  • Vegetarian Today
  • Healthy Food Guide
  • Good Health
  • Gluten Free Living
  • Natural Health Magazine

To get started using free eMagazines download the RBDigital app, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.

More resources

Like to dig deeper? Form your own opinions? Do your own research? Try Gale Health and Wellness database for articles, videos and news on over 300 health related topics including meditation and yoga videos. For quality, balanced and reliable health information Gale Health and Wellness provides a wealth of information on current health issues and topics. Sign in to the State Library of Queensland.

Podcasts 

Listen on the go with these gut health podcasts:  

  • The Gutology Podcast - Join our gut health expert Julia Davies and award winning podcaster Ollie Gallant for a fascinating journey into your digestive system
  • The Microbiome Report - the go-to podcast about everything microbiome. Through interviews with leading microbiome experts, the latest research is distilled into relatable advice on optimizing your gut health.
  • Gutted - This podcast deep dives into the rapidly developing area of the human microbiome, in particular the gut, to discuss evidence-based, scientific research on diet and lifestyle intervention to supports gut health and clear psoriasis.

All podcasts are free and available to listen on: Android - Google Play, Procast, Downcast, Pocket Casts, Player FM and AntennaPod, iOS - Apple Podcasts app, RadioPublic, Pocket Casts, Castbox, Podbean and Stitcher.

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