What Is Maltodextrin and Is it Dangerous? A Look At Who Should Avoid It

What Is Maltodextrin and Is it Dangerous?

Have you ever noticed the word “maltodextrin” in the ingredient list on a package of food?

It’s a very common ingredient, but is it safe?

This article will explain exactly what maltodextrin is, why it’s in so many foods and whether or not you should avoid it. [Discover More…]

IBS Treatment 101: Proven Diet and Lifestyle Remedies

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[Last updated 16th October, 2017]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterised by recurrent digestive stress.

In addition to painful physical symptoms, it can cause serious stress and anxiety if left unmanaged.

This article looks at the scientifically-proven diet and lifestyle changes for IBS treatment. [Discover More…]

Candida and Diet: Splitting Fact from Fiction

Candida and Diet

[Last updated 15th May, 2017]

Candida is a fungus that can grow in the human body.

A condition called Candida Overgrowth Syndrome is said to occur if levels in the gut become too high.

But is it actually a real condition, and does diet play a role? This article explores the current research. [Discover More…]

Salicylate Intolerance: The Complete Guide

Salicylate Intolerance- The Complete Guide

Salicylate intolerance is not fully understood by scientists.

The condition is often misdiagnosed, and there is a variety of possible treatments.

Some salicylates are relatively easy to stay away from, but others are nearly impossible to avoid.

This article looks at the evidence-based ways to treat salicylate intolerance.  [Discover More…]

7 of the Best Fruits for Diabetics (Based On Sugar and Nutrients)

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[Last updated 30th September, 2017]

Fruits are the perfect snack.

They are loaded with nutrients and fiber, relatively low in calories, and easy to bring to work.

However, they do contain naturally occurring sugars, sometimes in large amounts. This can be a concern for those who struggle to manage their blood sugars.

This article takes a science-based look at the most suitable fruits for diabetics. [Discover More…]

APOE4, Diet and Alzheimer’s Disease: Explained in Human Terms

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The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease will reach a staggering 14 million by 2050 (1).

Certain factors contribute to risk, including lifestyle, diet and genetics… In particular a genetic variant known as APOE4.

This article attempts to explain the link between diet, the APOE4 gene and Alzheimer’s in plain English. [Discover More…]