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How to live like a human

Back to Basics | How to Live Like a Human

After spending the majority of my current life studying academic nutrition books and journals, magazines, YouTube Channels and other health and wellbeing sites, I think I have a pretty good understanding of how the body works and what it needs to function daily. However, today, while browsing the internet of some of my favourite sites; not […]

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Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivities … What Would Darwin Say? Evolution or Devolution?

We’re all different, thats an obvious fact I know, but how many people do you know with intolerances/allergies to particular foods? I can count at least 5 out of 12 of my closest friends that have some form of food sensitivity to a lesser degree and I would consider that a fair amount considering food to […]

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Me, My Date & My Gut!

Me, My Date & My Gut!

Living with irritable bowel syndrome is hard enough when single, but it becomes even more of a challenge when there is someone else in the equation. In this post I’m going to shed some light on the horrors of having a relationship while suffering with, what can be, quite an embarrassing problem.

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Are Probiotics worth it

Probiotics, Are They Really Worth it?

Probiotics are live organisms (good bacteria) found naturally in yogurt, and other fermented foods like kimchi or sauerkraut. These little organisms control our immune system, which means the quality of our health is somewhat controlled by our gut. Without them we will become pretty sick and under nourished! So, are probiotics really worth it? This has been […]

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Low FODMAP Diet

Tailoring Your Low FODMAP Diet

I’m a strong believer that everyone requires different levels of nutrients or foods and to a point, some even need to eliminate specific food groups in order to function properly. I don’t trust that their is one diet that fits all, that sounds impossible to me. We weren’t made from cookie cuters and neither should our diets. […]

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coffee as a laxative

Coffee & It’s Effects On The Gut

I love coffee, I think there’s something about the act of making it, choosing it and there is an etiquette to drinking it. Don’t get me wrong I’m true to my roots and will always choose tea to unwind with, but when it comes to socialising, business or post workout Coffee is my go-to drink.

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