Tag Archives: "Digestive Health"

Are you getting enough fibre?

Definition Dietary fibre can be described as the substances which escape digestion and reach the large intestine. We now understand that fibre consists of a whole range of different substances which have different benefits in the body. What are the benefits of fibre? The most commonly known benefit of dietary fibre is that it influences […]

What you need to know about Probiotics

Definitions Probiotic – Live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotics are available in different products including foods, dietary supplements, and infant formula. Food products cannot be used the label ‘Probiotics’ however supplements can due to EU regulation Prebiotic – A substrate that is selectively utilised by […]

Probiotics Workshop

Just attended an excellent workshop on Probiotics for dietitians & nutritionists. Did you know that food products can’t use the label ‘Probiotic’ but supplements can? Watch out for more information on probiotics coming soon as I share with you what I learnt today The post Probiotics Workshop appeared first on Mairi Huntly . read more

IBS Booklets

New IBS Booklets I was delighted to receive the excellent new IBS booklets produced by Schar today. I really enjoyed contributing to the development of the Low FODMAP Diet for IBS Booklet. Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Advice for IBS Booklet This booklet covers: What is IBS? How common is IBS? What causes IBS? How is […]

IBS Booklets

New IBS Booklets I was delighted to receive the excellent new IBS booklets produced by Schar today. I really enjoyed contributing to the development of the Low FODMAP Diet for IBS Booklet. Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Advice for IBS Booklet This booklet covers: What is IBS? How common is IBS? What causes IBS? How is […]