depression and Constipation

Can The Weather Cause Constipation?

When are we happiest? On a sunny tropical Island or in a cold dark city? I know, stupid question, you’d opt for the hot and sunny island. During the winter months I get many people complain to me about constipation. This could be coincidence or down to many other factors such as you exercise less because […]

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A Balancing Act :: The day in the life of an IBS sufferer

A Balancing Act :: The day in the life of an IBS sufferer

Happiness, love and health are the 3 main ingredients to a fulfilling life. When one is out of balance the other 2 will soon follow. As with any chronic illness trying to manage these 3 aspects of life can be challenging. When things aren’t going right or you put so much effort into keeping the […]

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gut culture shock

My Gut’s ‘Reverse’ Culture Shock

Howdy everyone! I know it’s been a while since I posted anything here, but you’ll be glad to know I have lots of new and interesting tips, delicious recipes and Balanced Grub projects in the pipeline.

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Befriending My Gut

Befriending My Gut

If you are one of my regular readers you will know my opinion regarding the term ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’ aka. ‘IBS’. This term is usually given to those of us suffering from symptoms such a as bloating, constipation or diarrhea, cramps, lower abdominal pain and a general all round affinity to food intolerances…lucky us! The truth […]

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The Origins of Lactose Intolerance

The Origins of Lactose Intolerance | Where Did It All Begin?

Milk. Organic products that are high in nutrients and fats such as cheese, cream and butter are made from milk that is high in nutrients and fats. We give it to new borns, children, the elderly and our pets; but how come some of us can tolerate it yet others can’t? For those of us […]

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The gut brain connection

The Gut-Brain Connection | Part 1 : Serotonin

Many of us, just put up with constipation. We don’t talk about it and even when we’ve been to the doctor a hundred and ten times and it’s the same answer of “There’s nothing wrong with you, you just need more water and more fiber!” or “Here have some laxatives.” you either want to pull […]

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