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High Fat Diets & Your Gut Health

High Fat Diets & Your Gut Health

Recent research has highlighted diets high in fat can alter the composition of microbes in the gut in a negative manner. In a study this year researchers tracked a group of 217 people split into 3 where they ate 20%, 30% or 40% of their calories from fat over 6...
What is the FODMAP diet?

What is the FODMAP diet?

You might have heard of a FODMAP diet to help gut health, but what does it mean, who should use it and how does it work?? Let me explain a bit more about it.   What does FODMAP stand for?   The term stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides,...
How to find a good Nutritionist

How to find a good Nutritionist

It’s hard to find the right professional for your needs, it’s a real headache to search and filter all the options. There are so many plumbers or accountants out there, how do you find a good nutritionist that will be reliable, trustworthy and...
Your stomach acid – too high or too low?

Your stomach acid – too high or too low?

Ever wondered why some people get affected by stomach bugs more than others? It might be exposure to the germs that cause us to get ill, or it could be down to the ability of the body to fight off infection. Our stomach acid is one of the first lines of defence...
Your Sleep & Gut Health

Your Sleep & Gut Health

Our body systems are all connected, we can’t isolate one symptom. As a nutritional therapist I look for the root cause of your symptoms to understand how I can help you. Sleep is a big part of our health. In this blog I look at the impact of sleep on our...
Nutrition Research – Cervical Cancer

Nutrition Research – Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer – New research has found that the bacteria in the cervix (the cervical microbiome) may influence HPV infection, which has an impact on the severity of the cancer.   What did they do Nearly all cervical cancers (99 per cent) are caused by...