Are ‘gut-friendly’ foods good for IBS?
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Are ‘gut-friendly’ foods good for IBS?

Foods that are ‘good for your gut’ aren’t always good for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferers – in fact, they can actually aggravate symptoms! One of the things I’m keen to do is separate the conversation around gut health for…

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The Gut Loving Podcast
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The Gut Loving Podcast

The Gut Loving Podcast is a podcast all about IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and the low FODMAP diet – a relatively new approach to effectively managing IBS symptoms. The podcast is hosted by myself and Huelya Akyuez, a patient who…

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Fermented Tomato Salsa
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Fermented Tomato Salsa

Recently I’ve been trying my hand at making fermented foods, which are something of a trend right now with the growing interest in gut health (you can read more here. Fermentation takes place when harmless (but helpful!) bacteria consume the…

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ARE FERMENTED FOODS PROBIOTIC?
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ARE FERMENTED FOODS PROBIOTIC?

The answer is… not necessarily. If fermented foods were a relationship category they’d read ‘it’s complicated’. But why? Fermentation 101 Fermentation is a traditional method of preserving food that also happens to produce lots of tasty flavours. It happens when…

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Can you get enough fibre from fruit and vegetables alone?
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Can you get enough fibre from fruit and vegetables alone?

What the F! By now I reckon you’ve heard that the F word (fibre) is pretty important. Fibre moves waste through your digestive system, feeds your resident gut bacteria & protects against bowel cancer, to name a few benefits.  …

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