I began my Low FODMAP lifestyle 4 years ago. I say ‘lifestyle’ as I still use the Low FODMAP diet as a base for my meal times. When I first started the diet there were virtually no recipes or information on low FODMAP. Fast forward to now and the low FODMAP diet has come […]
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5 Fermented foods to Feed your Gut Back to Health
In 2017 the health world were turning their heads towards the gut and its tiny inhabitants ‘microbes’ most commonly known as bacteria. There are 100 trillion microbes in our gut alone and mostly like to live in our intestines. But before you have a meltdown and scream “OH MY GAWD! I have bacteria floating around […]
Chocolate & Irritable Bowel Syndrome
As I write this I’m staring across from a room of boxed chocolate Easter eggs; milk ones, dark chocolate ones and even spiced chill chocolate ones, and as I pan over to the other side of the room, there sits my fiance, contently grinning, plotting which movie to watch with which egg. I’m not jealeous […]
Why The Low FODMAP Diet Doesn’t always work for IBS-C
I’m not one for diets or labels. A diet that works for someone may not always work for the other person and the term ‘diets’ represents a temporary way of eating where I would rather change my eating habits for the long term. The idea of labeling those of us with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) seems […]
Constipation in Children
Constipation can be a traumatic and less than pleasant experience for the best of us, but when a child gets constipated it can completely alter their perception of a happy bathroom experience. It can also be stressful to the parent ;no one wants to see their child in pain or discomfort.
Are Health Foods Really Healthy?
If you read my previous post Stop Eating Fake Food! you would already know that a lot of the food we eat today is an imitation product of what food should be consuming. Today I’m going to dig a little deeper and really see whether “health” food really is healthy. Everywhere you go these day, all you hear about […]