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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,...
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 And Gut Health

Your Sleep And 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...
How To Look After Your Gut Health At Christmas

How To Look After Your Gut Health At Christmas

We can all eat too much at festival times, which leaves us feeling bloated and tired in January so here are my mini tips for helping support your gut health at Christmas. Give Your Gut Microbes The Gift of Fibre To help keep your gut microbes in a good mood don’t...