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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...
Do probiotics help with weight loss?

Do probiotics help with weight loss?

We know weight loss is more than just cutting down your calories and doing a bit of exercise. Do probiotics help with weight loss as well? Sometimes a news headline will link probiotics and obesity. What are the studies really showing us? Gut microbes and obesity We...
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...