Food intolerance tests

Food intolerance tests Many of my clients ask me about food intolerance tests in the hope of identifying the cause of their symptoms. With so many tests available, ranging from holding pieces of metal to blood testing and hair analysis, and with so many plagued by 'food intolerances', surely anything [...]

2019-04-12T10:38:30+01:00October 23rd, 2014|Blog, IBS, low FODMAP|8 Comments

Wheat free recipe – summer porridge

The weather is tentatively starting to warm up a little! And in preparation for our great British summer (oh yes!), it's time to start thinking creatively around the usually hearty breakfast options. Breakfast (breaking-the-fast) is a really important meal, if not the most important?! This Summer Porridge, wheat free recipe [...]

2019-04-12T10:41:18+01:00April 6th, 2014|Blog, IBS, low FODMAP, Recipe|4 Comments

Health benefits of Chia seeds

Health benefits of Chia seeds Everyone's talking about the health benefits of Chia seeds! These wholegrain seeds (from the South American plant- Salvia Hispanica L, a member of the mint family) are increasingly popping up in cook books and recipes! Native to central and south America, they have been a traditional food since [...]

2019-04-12T10:43:01+01:00January 13th, 2014|Blog, IBS, low FODMAP|5 Comments

Health benefits of yoghurt

Health benefits of yoghurt Eating dairy (and specifically yoghurt) has been linked to many health benefits such as improving digestion, reducing blood pressure, bone health and controlling weight. Eaten for hundreds of years - a staple for many of our European neighbours, who have long recognised yoghurt's versatility and it's health benefits. Do you eat yoghurt [...]

2019-04-12T10:47:25+01:00November 11th, 2013|Blog, IBS|3 Comments

Treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome As a Dietitian, the treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an area I've become increasingly passionate about. Research  is constantly updating our views on IBS, providing better treatments and understanding. It's great to be a part of this, as I've witnessing substantial improvements in symptoms using diets such as the low FODMAP diet in the [...]

2019-04-12T10:47:46+01:00October 3rd, 2013|Blog, IBS|5 Comments

Can I try the low FODMAP diet?

Can I try the low FODMAP diet? The low FODMAP diet is an exciting dietary approach for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (See previous blog post - The low FODMAP diet). It is quite a complex diet, but for many the benefits far outweigh the complexity. Please don't eliminate any food [...]

2019-04-12T10:48:04+01:00September 16th, 2013|Blog, IBS, low FODMAP|4 Comments

Low FODMAP diet

Low FODMAP diet The low FODMAP diet is an exciting dietary approach for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Research started in Australia, where they showed some incredible results in the reduction of symptoms related to IBS. They found that under the supervision of a FODMAP trained Dietitian, 60- 80% of [...]

2019-04-12T10:48:21+01:00September 16th, 2013|Blog, IBS, low FODMAP|7 Comments

The benefits of Linseed

The benefits of Linseed The benefits of linseed have been recommended in the treatment of constipation predominate Irritable bowel Syndrome (IBS) for some time, and with great results. However, the health benefits of these little seeds stretch beyond their use in treating IBS to; improving digestive function, reducing bloating, preventing constipation, improving blood cholesterol levels & heart health, reducing [...]

2019-04-12T11:08:37+01:00May 22nd, 2013|Blog, IBS|257 Comments
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