Human gastrointestinal tract

Sausage and watercress conchiglie pasta – gluten free and low fodmap

23rd July 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, food, health, pasta, sausage
This dish is really easy to make and can be incorporated into your low fodmap recipes for working week nights, plus you don’t need to use fresh herbs – dried are just as good but maybe use a little less as the flavour is more concentrated in dried herbs. I don’t eat sausages often, and

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Tomato, pepper and spaghetti squash soup

5th October 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, Special Diets, soup, winter soup
This is a lovely flavoured soup and has a very vibrant colour. A great winter soup to warm you up on cold days! Ingredients 800g of plum tomatoes 1 large spaghetti squash 400g tin of roasted red pepper 1 teaspoon of ginger 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 500ml water 2 teaspoons of oil season to taste

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Herding cats – the challenges of probiotic research in IBS.

20th June 2016 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Probiotic, bacteria
The dietary guidelines for IBS have been published. It has taken considerable work to produce these guidelines over the last 2 years at least and I was very pleased to be part of the development process with some very experienced dietitians. The paper on probiotics I was involved in was a really great way of

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It’s national picnic week – low fodmap picnic loaf

16th June 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Human gastrointestinal tract, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, national picnic week, picnic
It’s national picnic week – although the weather isn’t that fantastic, but you can use the ideas from this event all through the summer. Here’s hoping for better weather. This recipe used a Warburton’s gluten free seeded sourdough artisan boule (purchased.) You could just as easily use a sourdough spelt loaf – this is available

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Allergy + Free From Show talk on IBS

7th June 2016 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Fibre, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, constipation, fiber
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 July in the Learning Centre at 11:00am

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Why your wind smells of roses – The Life of Poo book review

31st May 2016 / Julie Thompson

Crohns Disease, Digestive Health, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Prebiotic, Probiotic, Ulcerative Colitis, bacteria, book review, book reviews, digestion, gut bacteria, microbiota, poo
Well now, a book all about poo, why would anyone want to read this you may ask, surely the grim subject of poo is not something to read about – certainly not in public or polite company, I imagine you thinking. This thought briefly entered my head as I picked up the book in the

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Ginger, pumpkin and rice noodles Low Fodmap

13th March 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lactose intolerance, Noodle, Recipes, Special Diets, Ulcerative Colitis, Uncategorized
This tasty recipe can be served with fish or chicken but it can be used as a lunch meal – hot or cold by itself, if you don’t eat meat. The noodles were ginger and pumpkin rice noodles – gluten and wheat free and suitable for a low fodmap diet, they are made by King

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