Functional Fibre

If in your day to day life you are struggling to eat enough fibre, your bowels are sluggish, or you suffer from constipation regularly, you may hear recommendations for functional fibres such as Benefiber or Metamucil (the 2 leading brands). These products can be useful for some people. Some medications can cause bowels to struggle…

Digestion and no nonsense

Have you noticed lately there are lots of posts on social media circulating about the length of time it takes for certain foods to digest? These posts are accompanied by pictures of a stomach with an entire sacks worth of potatoes in it, for example. These are circulating because people legitimately care about their digestion….

The Down Low on the Low FODMAP Diet

For those suffering from diagnosed IBS the Low FODMAP diet can make the difference between pain and discomfort and a manageable normalness. So what is the Low FODMAP diet and how does it work? The Low FODMAP diet, unlike your average diet, is a medical diet. I guess the first question most people ask is,…

It’s Written All Over Your Face…

We all notice it from time to time, you’re not feeling 100% and your skin is telling everybody all about it. Sometimes though it is your skin that is telling you first, so what is it trying to say? And what can you do about it? Lots of things can wreak havoc on your skin,…

The Link Between Depression & Nutrition

Data shows that those who suffer from depression, anxiety and similar mental conditions have significantly low intakes of fruits, vegetables and quality meats/proteins. This is no coincidence. Faced with the overwhelming evidence of the dietary effects on mental health it is hard not to want to scream from the roof tops “Eat well, please just…