Gut Health

How to Drink 2L of Water a Day: My 10 day Experiment Posted on November 20, 2018 | No Comments

I have a confession; I don’t drink “enough” water. On an average day, I would drink somewhere between 0.5-1.5L of water. It’s not because I don’t like the taste, nor is it because I can’t be bothered, it’s because I rarely get thirsty; please let me explain… I’d call myself an intuitive eater (gosh sounds…

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Improving digestion with Yoga Posted on July 3, 2018 | 3 Comments

Yoga has many benefits, but did you know it can help you improve your digestion? If you are suffering from bloating, cramping or even IBS, yoga may help you manage such symptoms and elevate feelings of health and vitality. The incredibly talented Tully Lou from Tully Lou performance wear, tells all!

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The Problem with Erythritol & “Natural” Sweeteners Posted on December 25, 2017 | No Comments

A new study labels Erythritol as a a “palatable pesticide”, nice eh? The study also reveals that it can reduce lifespan and motor control of the fruit fly – encouraging scientists to works towards developing an insecticide from this “natural” ingredient. All the information you need is up on the blog.

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Gluten-Free Beers & Low Gluten Alternatives Posted on November 15, 2017 | No Comments

I love the idea of a cold beer on a Sunday afternoon however I’ve realised this isn’t an option available to my coeliac and gluten intolerant patients. Because no one deserves to miss out, I opted to trial a number of gluten free beer alternatives (all in the name of research of course ;)) and…

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Orange Gelatin Gummies Posted on August 26, 2017 | No Comments

Gummies are a HUGE hit with my patients – HUGE, so I thought I’d share some new recipes. If you’re new to this concept, you can read all about the Health Benefits of Gelatin – the main ingredient in my gummies here. If you like the idea, you might want to try out some other flavours here: Sour…

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My Favourite Probiotic Foods & What You Need To Know Posted on March 24, 2017 | No Comments

Did you know that most probiotic supplements will only colonise (live in) the gut for 7 days? So unless you want to be popping probiotic pills for life (imagine the cost!!!), you’ll need to look for some real food alternatives. Yesterday I spoke all about Probiotics and why they are important. It’s really important you…

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Testing your Bowel Transit Time with the Sesame Seed Challenge Posted on February 23, 2017 | No Comments

Stool or ‘bowel transit time’ is the time it takes for your food to travel through your entire digestive tract (AKA in one end and out the other). As a qualified Nutritionist, monitoring your bowel transit time is a great indicator of gut health. Today on the blog, I’m talking all about how to test…

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Strawberry Lemonade Gummies Posted on February 16, 2017 | No Comments

Ever considered making your own gummy lollies? What if I told you that they ‘cut out the crap’, whilst boosting your intake of ‘gut healing’ amino acids? Sounds interesting right? Gummies are a HUGE hit with my clients, so I thought I’d share some new recipes. Today it’s Strawberry Gummies!

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