<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 […]

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>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 […]

<strong>Gut health, food and mood</strong>

Did you know that the foods you eat can impact your mood? Serotonin is a chemical that can stabilise mood, assist with sleep and digestion and contribute to feelings of happiness. Around 90% of the serotonin in our bodies is produced in your gastrointestinal tract, which is why it is important to keep our ‘good […]

How to optimise your gut health with simple food swaps

With this blog post, my aim is to show you how to optimise your gut health and take it to the next level. Keep reading and bookmark this article so that you can have these simple food swaps on hand whenever you need to refer back to it. First step? More plant foods!  Research has […]

Improve your gut health in 6 simple steps

Gut and bowel health are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason! But what exactly does it mean to maintain and improve your gut health? It’s much easier than you probably think and our quick and easy guide on how to take care of your tum will have you improving your gut health naturally in […]

How to get your recommended fibre intake every day

When you think of fibre, you probably think about bowel and digestive health. But did you know that eating the recommended amount of fibre each day also has a far-reaching impact on your overall wellbeing. This includes improving heart health, lowering cholesterol, managing blood sugar levels, maintaining a healthy weight and fueling your gut microbiome. […]