Kirsten Jackson


Recent Posts by Kirsten Jackson

Is Celery Juice Good For IBS?

We are always told that celery is good for us, so it comes as no surprise that celery juice is the latest craze across social media. There are various claims around this special drink and its ability to soothe the gut. But, are they true and should cel …

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Seitan and Vegan IBS

Seitan is a popular meat substitute for those on a plant based or vegan diet. However, if you are suffering with IBS, you may be  wondering whether this food will flare your symptoms due to its relationship with wheat and gluten. In this article, I loo …

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Does Activated Charcoal Help IBS Symptoms?

Activated charcoal has many claims behind it, including its ability to ‘detoxify’ your gut and help with excess wind and bloating. This article will look at the science behind these claims to provide you with unbiased dietitian advice on whether you sh …

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Histamine Intolerance

You may have been diagnosed with IBS, but did you know that you could have a histamine intolerance that has been missed? Despite a histamine intolerance being common, there seems to be a lack of awareness in general healthcare. This post will give you …

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Does Glutenase Work For Coeliacs?

Introduction Glutenase is an enzyme which breaks down gluten. But is it safe for people with Coeliac Disease? For most people who have coeliac disease, the idea of eating a normal diet is amazing, so lets explore the science and see if taking this enzy …

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What Is Sucrase Deficiency?

Introduction Sucrase deficiency (also known as sucrase-isomaltase deficiency or sucrose intolerance) is a rare genetic disorder. This article explains what it is, the symptoms, how to manage it and how to get a sucrase deficiency diagnosis. Sucrase Iso …

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Bay’s Kitchen Product Review

This article provides an unbiased review of Bay’s Kitchen, a low FODMAP product company that produce low FODMAP sauces. Just as a disclaimer, we have not been paid or in any way financially benefitted from doing this review. It is simply based on facts …

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Low FODMAP, Gluten Free Blueberry Cereal Bars

Trying to find low FODMAP cereal bars or gluten free cereal bars can be a nightmare. This recipe is simply amazing – not only does it taste good, it is also made within minutes. Ingredients 2 cups of gluten free oats 1/3 cup soft brown sugar 1 tablespo …

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Which Sweeteners Are Low FODMAP? Dietitian Advice For IBS

Introduction Low FODMAP sweeteners are an important consideration for those with digestive problems.  Some sweeteners are sugar alcohols or ‘polyols’, a type of FODMAP. Even if you don’t actively add sweeteners into your food and drinks, they are commo …

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Low FODMAP Gluten Free Rice Paper Roll

Low FODMAP lunch ideas can be difficult to continue to create. Not being able to eat bread, only makes your realise just how much you relied on it. This recipe is based around traditional asian food – ensuring FODMAPs are kept at bay. Recipe (Feeds 1) …

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