The F Word and your gut
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The F Word and your gut

As part of my gut health series for Symprove, I’ve been looking at how our diets affect gut health. Today I’m talking the F word… and by F word, I mean fibre! What is fibre? Good question. Fibre is the…

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Could eating 30 plant foods a week = a healthy gut microbiome?
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Could eating 30 plant foods a week = a healthy gut microbiome?

Today’s post (and lunch!) is inspired by the results from the American Gut project – the largest study of it’s kind to look at how diet and lifestyle affects the human microbiome (interested? you can read more here). The researchers…

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What is the FODMAP diet?
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What is the FODMAP diet?

If you’re interested in gut health, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the FODMAP diet. But what is it, and who should follow it? What are FODMAPs?  FODMAPs are short chain sugars which trigger symptoms like pain, wind, bloating and…

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Happy No Diet Day 
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Happy No Diet Day 

Yep, May 6th is International No Diet Day. To me, no diet day isn’t about saying fu%k the diet, let’s eat donuts – and then getting back ‘on the wagon’ tomorrow, full of remorse. Hell no! I’ve seen lots of…

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Clean the plate club – cancel your membership
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Clean the plate club – cancel your membership

If this photo represents the end of most meals for you, chances are you’re a fully paid up member of the Clean Your Plate Club (CYPC). For most of us (myself included, for a long time), the only signal to…

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