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Does dry January help your gut health?

Does dry January help your gut health?

Are you giving up alcohol for dry January? Lots of people give up the booze after drinking too much at Christmas. If you’re starting the year alcohol-free what does it to do your gut health? How does alcohol affect your gut health?   The microbes in our gut...
Reducing Heartburn At Christmas

Reducing Heartburn At Christmas

Christmas is a time of eating more food than normal, with more high fat foods and alcohol that we’d normally eat. In addition we tend to move less, and slumped on the sofa after large meals we’re more at risk of acid reflux, better known as heartburn. So...
Do I have IBS? Testing and diagnosis

Do I have IBS? Testing and diagnosis

  Unsure if you’ve got IBS? Take a look at this overview of the symptoms, testing and treatment for IBS.Β    What are the signs of IBS? The issue with diagnosing IBS is that it can be different for everyone. Most people with IBS experience stomach...
Developing Healthy Eating Habits

Developing Healthy Eating Habits

Do you mindless eat in front of the tv? Or lurch from one diet to the next? Sometimes we need to change our eating habits to improve health. We all want quick fixes like a pill or a magic supplement to help us be healthier, but often changes in our day to day lives is...
What is intermittent fasting?

What is intermittent fasting?

You’ve probably heard of people fasting, but do you know why or how it benefits your health? Here’s a quick run down so you’re in the know.Β  What is Intermittent Fasting? Our human bodies have evolved to go through period of less food, and period of...
Do you have social jet lag?

Do you have social jet lag?

Are you struggling to keep awake this morning after a lovely bank holiday weekend? Did you have to drag yourself out of bed for work after a fun weekend? Maybe you have social jet lag.Β  Changing our patterns of sleep and eating can cause weight gain, increased insulin...
Fibromyalgia & gut health

Fibromyalgia & gut health

Recent research has uncovered interesting findings linking digestive health and fibromyalgia. What is fibromyalgia? This common but poorly understood condition is a collection of symptoms. People have a burning or sensitive painful feeling in various locations around...