Tag Archives: "constipation"

Common Causes of Constipation

If you are suffering from constipation, you will feel fatigued, bloated and uncomfortable. But what causes your constipation? There are many causes of constipation and if you can find what causes your constipation then it is much easier to solve. In th …

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Slow Gut Transit Constipation – What To Eat

What Is Slow Gut Transit Constipation? Slow transit constipation is just one type of constipation. It occurs when the muscles in the colon do not work correctly, leading to constipation (1). Symptoms can include the following (1); pain blood in stools …

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How to get 30g of fibre a day

We all know that fibre is good for us and we should be eating more.  But how do we start to think about eating more fibre and exactly how much more should we be eating? We decided to find out…. Why 30g fibre a day? The Scientific Advisory Committee on …

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3 Step Plan To Constipation Relief

Constipation is experienced by most of us in our lifetimes. Constipation itself is defined as opening the bowels less than 3 times a week, but I would argue that actually, for some people, going to the toilet every other day or even daily at times coul …

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Are You Constipated & What Should You Do About It?

Constipation affects anywhere between 8 – 50 % of the UK’s population (1). Unfortunately, because publicly discussing your bowels is not really the norm, many people do not know their symptoms of constipation are abnormal. Constipation, can lead to hae …

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Chocolate Oat Bars

These chocolate oat bars are really easy to make and an excellent alternative to commercial breakfast bars. They are a great and economical snack for on the go. They contain soluble and insoluble fibre and are therefore low GI which means they will kee …

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Allergy + Free From Show talk on IBS

Are you going to the Allergy + Free From Show in July? Don’t forget to get your free tickets here http://bit.ly/1Pga0N5 and come and see my talk for the IBS Network on Diet and Constipation – is it just about fibre and fluid? This is on Sunday 10th Jul …

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