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5 Fermented Foods to heal your gut

5 Fermented foods to Feed your Gut Back to Health

In 2017 the health world are turning their heads towards the gut and it’s tiny inhabitants ‘microbes’ most commonly know as bacteria. There are 100 trillion microbes in out gut alone and most like to live in our intestines. But before you have a meltdown and scream “OH MY GAWD! I have bacteria floating around […]

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Low FODMAP Chocolate

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 […]

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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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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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