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The Gut Brain connection - gastrocolic reflex

The Gut-Brain Connection | Part 2 : Gastrocolic Reflex

Welcome to the next part of ‘The Gut Brain Connection Series’ here I want to go into details about what triggers bowel movements and why some people have IBS-D and why some have IBS-C. I have mentioned before serotonin plays a major role in gut motility, but what does serotonin do exactly, to make our bowels work they […]

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Preventing SIBO

Preventing SIBO From Reoccurring

Researchers have estimated that 30-40% of the western population have SIBO without knowing about it and still only limited knowledge is known about why SIBO occurs.

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The Everything Guide to the Low FODMAP Diet

The Everything Guide To The Low FODMAP Diet | Cookbook Review and Q&A With Dr Barbara Bolen

This post is for all who suffer with digestive discomfort out there who are looking to follow the Low FODMAP diet (LFD). As a health coach I’ve spoken to many IBS sufferers who have been concerned about what they can or can’t eat, whether meals are easy to cook, that the whole family will enjoy or they have just completely given up on […]

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Alcohol On a Low FODMAP Diet

Alcohol On a Low FODMAP Diet

I will start by saying that I have no problem cutting back on alcohol if it means my stomach is happy, but I do miss the occasional glass of wine after a long days work or an ice cold Gin & Tonic at Sunday BBQ. I know that while on a low FODMAP diet you […]

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Lactose Free 101

Lactose Free 101

Suffering with lactose intolerance can be uncomfortable and confusing. Not only do you have to deal with the bloating and stomach discomfort but walking down the milk aisle at your local supermarket can be a dreaded experience, I mean, there are so many milk alternative how do you know which one will be best for you?S

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5 Tips To Digestive Health

5 Tips To Digestive Health

Drink! Our bodies are made up of more than 60% of water, so it’s essential to our survival and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When suffering from digestive health you need to stay hydrated by drinking at least 2 litres per day (8 cups). If you are experiencing diarrhea it is vital that you stay hydrated you […]

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