Tag Archives | gut

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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ibs, constipation, low fodmap diet, low fodmap, digestion, resolor, SIBO

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. The idea of labeling those of us with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) seems a somewhat underrated term. The acronym it’s self is used when doctors may not specifically know what/why people suffer with the symptoms they […]

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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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How to get Rid of a Bloated Stomach

Beat The Festive Bloat & Gut Troubles

I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]

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