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Why traditional diets don’t work if you have IBS

Why traditional diets don’t work if you have IBS

Have you wondered why slimming clubs and traditional diets don’t work for the long term? Perhaps you’ve tried them yourself and been back again and again. If you’ve got a sensitive digestion, or irritable bowel syndrome you’ll have a lot of...
The Best Diet for IBS

The Best Diet for IBS

If you want to change your diet to support a sensitive digestion how do you know which is the best diet for IBS? There are many diets reported to improve Irritiable Bowel Syndrome and each person will have their own individual reaction to certain foods. In a 2019...
How to lose weight when you’ve got IBS

How to lose weight when you’ve got IBS

If you’re looking to lose weight if you’ve got IBS you may be frustrated that some healthy food trigger your IBS symptoms.  It can feel like everything weight loss advice tells you to eat makes you feel bloated, gives you stomach pains or send you running...
Why is my IBS worse in the hot weather?

Why is my IBS worse in the hot weather?

If you suffer with IBS, you may be experiencing a change in your symptoms with the hot weather during this summer. There are a number of reasons why the heat can change our symptoms. Dehydration affects IBS Firstly, when it’s very hot, we will typically sweat a...
How potato salad is good for the gut

How potato salad is good for the gut

Make potato salad part of your summer picnics and BBQs because cold cooked potatoes are good for our health. Gut microbes love cold potatoes Cold cooked potatoes are great for your gut health because they contain resistant starch which help feed the beneficial...
Comfort Eating Tips – Overeating

Comfort Eating Tips – Overeating

Are you a comfort eater? Eating more than normal at the moment? During this uncertainty of the corona virus, there are significant stressors in our lives, so many people turn to food to help them feel better. When cortisol is higher we will look for energy boosting...
Store Cupboard Cooking

Store Cupboard Cooking

Are you looking for inspiration for store cupboard cooking?  Want to know how to make beans taste nice? We are in strange times for food shopping and cooking with everyone at home. Most foods seem to be available (except flour and yeast) but I know people are spring...
How to get better sleep during lockdown

How to get better sleep during lockdown

During the coronavirus crisis I know many of my clients and friends are struggling with sleep during lockdown.  It’s not surprising, we are facing a major crisis, and the outcome is far from certain. As well as the anxiety and fear, there is a change of routine...
Tips for Constipation

Tips for Constipation

You don’t need to suffer with constipation. There is a lot that can be done to manage this condition. Whilst we’re all at home, not going out as much due to the corona virus, there is a risk we may move less, and eat different foods, which could trigger IBS...
Gluten Free Diet Plan – How to be healthy

Gluten Free Diet Plan – How to be healthy

Are you following a gluten free diet? There is a growing trend to give up gluten, and with the shelves full of gluten free products there is a marketing campaign to push more people to give it up. If you feel like you react to bread and pasta, it may be worth trying a...