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Is eating chocolate good for you?

Is eating chocolate good for you?

Most people love chocolate, and there are some compelling reasons why we can all enjoy a little bit every day. Some research has recently linked dark chocolate consumption to a much lower risk of depression.  Chocolate associated with less risk of depression   In...
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.  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...
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth – SIBO

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth – SIBO

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth has only recently been researched and discovered, and many doctors still don’t know about it. There is a growing body of research papers that have investigated treatment and prevention using conventional and natural...
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,...