Coffee, caffeine and the complexities of digestion.

15th December 2017 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Uncategorized, WordPress, caffeine, coffee, drink, food, health, insomnia, science, sleep
Struggling with sleep? Constantly wired? Have to dash to the toilet immediately after drinking your morning brew? It’s possible that coffee is causing these symptoms. The caffeine contained in coffee is a gastrointestinal stimulant, this means caffeine increases the contractions that move the contents through the bowel, risking diarrhoea and urgency. For those with slower

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Is Coffee Good For The Digestive System?

14th November 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Digestive Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, coffee, gut health
I get asked about coffee in every one of my specialist digestive health clinics. Whilst I am able to give my individual clients the individual advice that they need, it is impossible to give one over all recommendation, so I thought I would write this post to explain. Introduction Despite being famous for our love

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