5 types of probiotics and why they’re good for you

You may know that probiotics are beneficial for your gut microbiome, and while this is true, not all probiotics are created equal. In fact different types of probiotics (also known as probiotic strains) have different functions within the body. If you’ve read any of the upcoming, almost unpronounceable terms on the back of your yoghurt […]

Is it really rice that’s causing you to bloat?

Working so often with people with food intolerance, one of the most common complains clients make to me is ‘I can’t have rice, it makes me bloated’. But is it really the rice that is making you bloated, or could it be something else is causing that feeling? And why might rice be a better […]

Checking out Chobani

As most of you know, I am a bit of a fan of experimenting with food, and trying out new recipes, so when I was lucky enough to receive a delivery from Chobani Yoghurt recently, some recipe experiments have certainly been happening!

High Protein Milk

baby feeding

I was recently lucky enough to be sent a couple of samples of a new milk on the market, ‘The Complete Dairy‘. This milk is 25% lower in lactose, and 70% higher in protein than the average cows milk. Often when I see these types of products, my initial reaction is ‘ugh, what have they […]

FODMAPs and You

FODMAPs – What, why, how? I’m lucky enough to have a couple of jobs, which means learning, and doing a variety of things each day. One of my favourite aspects of my work though is working with people with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), and helping them lead easier lives. What is IBS? IBS a collection […]