Tag Archives: "Digestive Health"

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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BDA Low FODMAP Course

It was great to be back at the BDA office in Birmingham last week to deliver more low FODMAP training courses for dietitians. I have now facilitated all 6 courses which have all be really well received and it is heartening that they have been full, wel …

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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 ben …

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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 …

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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 …

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ACID REFLUX & HEARTBURN – HOW DIET CAN HELP YOUR SYMPTOMS

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition affecting at least one in 10 of the population on a weekly basis. GORD is a term used to describe a range of symptoms acid reflux, heartburn, and oesophagitis. Acid reflux or heartburn affe …

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The IBS Network at the Allergy Show

Lovely to meet Sam & Gill from the IBS Network at the Food Allergy Show. The IBS Network is the UK’s national charity supporting people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. They can offer support, advice, and information if you suffer from IBS to help yo …

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The IBS Network at the Allergy Show

Lovely to meet Sam & Gill from the IBS Network at the Food Allergy Show. The IBS Network is the UK’s national charity supporting people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. They can offer support, advice, and information if you suffer from IBS to help yo …

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The Allergy + free from show

Come and see me at the allergy + free from show I will be helping on the Schar exhibit so please come to talk with me or try some samples. When: Friday 6 July to Sunday 8 July 2018. Location: Grand Hall, Olympia, W14 8UX The post The Allergy + free fro …

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