Tag Archives: "gut health"

Low FODMAP sausage rolls

Christmas party food is important for people who need to follow a free from diet. Here is a popular choice for most parties and the pastry worked out really well and was fairly easy to make. Ingredients 200g Plain flour150g butter1/2 teaspoon Xanthan g …

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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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My plant based diet challenge: 30 different plants in a week

A plant-based diet with plenty of variety is what we need to have healthy gut bugs. Research suggests we need plenty of fibre and at least 30 different varieties of plant per week. As promised here are the results of my plant based diet challenge. Did …

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah is a recent client we have had at The Food Treatment Clinic and hopefully by sharing her story it will illustrate how seeing a dietitian could help you. Background Sarah came to see us complaining of digestive health problems which had started ma …

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Introduction Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EoE) is a rare allergic condition which can affect both adults and children. EoE is triggered by having an allergic response to certain foods. When you consume the food, inflammation occurs in your oesophagus, le …

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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

Having guests around for Christmas lunch and wondering what to serve for a starter? This recipe is a tasty soup, suitable for vegan low fodmappers and has Christmas flavours with mixed spice. I have been using my copy of the flavour thesaurus by Niki S …

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Is Coffee Good For The Digestive System?

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 …

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Does Exercise Improve Gut Health?

Exercise is a really important part of our every day efforts to be healthy. There are many reasons to exercise, but what affect does exercise improve gut health? Does exercise help our gut health? Find out more in this article as we talk you through ou …

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Lactose Intolerance – What is it? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do I Manage It?

Lactose intolerance is a common gastrointestinal complaint. Find out what lactose intolerance is and how to manage it safely. What is Lactose? Lactose is a type of sugar that is naturally found in milk and milk products such as yoghurts, cheese, ice cr …

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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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