<strong>IBS flare-ups: How to manage them</strong>

If you’ve been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), the unfortunate reality is that sooner or later, you will likely experience IBS flare-ups. To get through this, here are some tips that can help you manage the symptoms to minimise the interruption and improve your quality of life.  Accept that you’re having an IBS flare-up, and […]

The benefits of carbohydrates for gut health

There’s no need to fear carbohydrates. In fact, alongside protein and fat, carbohydrates are an essential macronutrient that, ideally, should meet between 45 and 65 percent of a healthy adult’s daily energy needs. Not only do they provide essential fuel for cellular metabolism throughout the body, but carbohydrates are also integral to a healthy gut […]

<strong>Optimise your sleep in 10 easy steps</strong>

A restful night of sleep is vital to living a healthy life, so if you’re having trouble getting to sleep or find yourself waking up during the night, here’s how you can optimise your sleep with 10 tips that might really help.  1. Don’t consume caffeine after midday  Throughout the day, adenosine binds to adenosine receptors […]

How to nourish your gut this year

Your gut health is the foundation of your health. It affects your digestion, your mood, your hormones, your immune system, and the list goes on. Evidently, learning how to nourish your gut is a great way to ensure your body is functioning at its best. Here are 7 tips that can help you with this.  […]

<strong>Fibre supplements for constipation</strong>

Anyone who experiences constipation will know that it’s incredibly uncomfortable and can take a major toll on your quality of life. Fibre supplements are commonly used by individuals with constipation, but it can be confusing as to which one to trial. Read on to find out more about fibre supplements for chronic constipation, which may help assist […]

<strong>Probiotic foods versus probiotic supplements</strong>

The popularity of probiotics is officially peaking, but when it comes to their health benefits, is it best to start a supplement or pile your plate with probiotic-rich food? Here’s what the science says about probiotic foods versus probiotic supplements, allowing you to make an educated decision about the way you consume your probiotics.  But […]

<strong>The health benefits of kefir</strong>

A fermented drink that contains more than 20 strains of healthy bacteria and yeast cultures? Yes please! The health benefits of kefir include improved gut health and digestion, calcium for bone health and may help to assist our immune system to function optimally. Let’s dive into the details.   What is kefir?  Kefir is a fermented […]

Resistant starch: Why you need to know about it

You may have heard the phrase ‘resistant starch’ get thrown around when it comes to gut health. Adding it to your diet is a great way to support a healthy gut microbiome. However, if you don’t know what resistant starch is or what food it’s in, you’re in luck. Today I am here to tell […]

Female athletes, here are 3 things you need to know about nutrition

Approaches to health should always acknowledge the uniqueness of every individual. When it comes to general human physiology, there are some fundamental differences between males and females which are worthwhile considering to most effectively support your health and wellbeing as female athletes. When it comes to demanding sport, these differences are particularly important to be […]

Easy nutrition for new mums

Bringing your baby home from the hospital is one of the most exciting and nervous times of being a new parent. There are thousands of resources on how to care for your baby from the day you bring them home, but there are way fewer on how to care for yourself during this time. Here […]