[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Gingivitis is the most common and mild form of gum disease.
Treatment is essential for preventing its progression… fortunately this is easy to do.
This article looks at how to get rid of gingivitis quickly, from home remedies to medical mouthwashes.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 7th March, 2023]
Autoimmune diseases and digestive issues are more common than ever before.
There are several theories why, but a condition called Leaky Gut Syndrome is the most popular.
Its emergence has created a huge market for new supplements and associated products. But just how big of a problem is it?
This article is a sales-free look at what we currently understand about leaky gut syndrome.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 19th September, 2023]
Histamine intolerance is poorly understood in the medical world.
Most health professionals are not knowledgeable on the topic; diagnosis is flaky at best; and the condition itself is difficult to treat.
That’s why I’ve created this guide. It’s a comprehensive, research-driven review of histamine intolerance, with a particular emphasis on diet and treatment.
[Last updated 5th October, 2018]
Most of us have experienced a short episode of stomach pain or diarrhea at some point in our lives.
But for some there is nothing short or fleeting about these symptoms.
Chronic (long-term) stomach pain impacts 2% of adults, while approximately 5% of adults suffer from chronic diarrhea.
This article looks into the most typical causes of these conditions and when it’s necessary to seek medical attention.[Discover More…]
There’s a lot of misinformation online about treating Crohn’s disease.
Unlike the low FODMAP diet for IBS, there is no proven diet or cure for Crohn’s.
However, studies show certain diet changes may help with treatment and preventing recurrence.
This article takes a science-based look at what might actually work.[Discover More…]
[Last Updated November 7th, 2023]
Diverticulitis is an extremely unpleasant digestive disease.
Those diagnosed know it’s worth taking measures to avoid future episodes. Unfortunately, 1 in 5 will have another flare-up within 5 years (1).
This is a research-driven look at what diet changes may help treat diverticulitis, as well as some common myths about what foods to avoid with diverticulitis.[Discover More…]
Many people use weight loss pills to get quick results.
The design of most is to reduce appetite and burn fat. Some types limit the body’s absorption of nutrients too, such as fat.
Lipozene is one of the popular ones, but does it actually work? This article reviews the current evidence.[Discover More…]
Remember when the paleo diet smothered your news feed?
Celebrities were raving about the “caveman lifestyle”, while researchers and dietitians were saying it was just a fad…
Well, we were right.
I’m looking at why the paleo diet is all but dead, and why the ketogenic diet will replace it going forward in 2018.[Discover More…]
If you’ve had your gallbladder removed, you’ve likely been advised to change your diet.
To do so, it’s helpful to know what the gallbladder does and the role it plays in digestion.
This article will help you better understand the gallbladder and the best diet to follow after its removal.[Discover More…]
Do you often experience digestive stress after eating certain foods?
Can the discomfort be so severe that it affects your day-to-day activities?
The link between foods and digestive disorders is well recognised, and there is a good chance that FODMAPs – small carbohydrates in certain foods – are the culprit.
As a food intolerance dietitian, I’ve seen how remarkable a low-FODMAP diet can be for people with chronic gastrointestinal symptoms… things like recurrent bloating, gas, cramps, diarrhea or constipation. This diet is one of the natural ways known to alleviate such chronic symptoms.
There’s also many new case studies suggesting it can help with several other chronic health conditions too.
If you’re keen to learn more, and maybe even try a low FODMAP diet for yourself, this 3,000 word beginner’s guide is a great place to start.[Discover More…]
The “wellness” market is predicted to become the next trillion dollar industry.
Problem is the majority of wellness products and supplements don’t improve our health… because we don’t actually need them.
We’re just tricked into thinking we do.
I’ve rounded up several of the most useless and misleading nutrition products to watch out for in the new year, followed by a guide on how to fool-proof yourself from dodgy products.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 31st July, 2019]
Constipation can be unpleasant and frustrating.
And it can happen to anyone.
Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent and treat constipation, including some easy dietary modifications.
This article looks at specific foods thought to cause constipation and what other dietary changes you can consider.[Discover More…]