[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Do you follow a low FODMAP diet?
If so, be prepared for the inevitable… You’ll have to explain yourself at some stage at a party or social event.
This can quickly become tedious and frustrating – even embarrassing – but it doesn’t have to be.
Use this simple explanation to avoid anymore awkward and confused looks from your friends and family.[Discover More…]
Fruits have many health benefits, but not all are created equal.
Some varieties contain a large amount of carbohydrates and therefore sugars.
Some people, such as those with diabetes, need to consider how much sugar they eat and choose diabetes-friendly options.
This article will look at the amount of sugars found in various fruits and lists the best choices if you are looking to control your intake.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 9th January, 2019]
Many weight loss diets have a lot of rules and complexities.
Intermittent fasting keeps things simple, and it has become a very popular eating pattern to lose weight.
This article looks at 5 reasons why intermittent fasting and weight loss go hand-in-hand.[Discover More…]
HbA1c is a marker used to measure long-term blood sugar (glucose) levels.
Those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes may have seen it before, but what is a normal HbA1c range?
This article explores what your HbA1c reading should be and how you can improve it.[Discover More…]
Craving sugar and gaining weight?
Some may diagnose this cluster of symptoms as Adrenal Fatigue… but is it actually a real condition?
This is a sales-free look at the facts.
All humans have the same set of genes.
Our differences come from the tiny variations in those genes.
Those variations influence not only in how you look or behave different to others… But in how your body reacts differently to external factors. Especially how it reacts to the foods you eat and lifestyle you live.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 7th March, 2023]
Millions of people voluntarily avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat-based foods like bread, cereal and pasta.
Those with a wheat allergy, celiac disease (about 1% of the population) and certain other autoimmune conditions get very sick if they eat it.
However, an extra 12% of people report digestive symptoms after eating gluten-containing foods… despite not having a wheat allergy or celiac disease.
But new research from Norway suggests it’s not gluten that causes issues for these people… it’s a FODMAP called fructan.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Ongoing digestive problems are actually really common.
For most people they are caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Nine past sufferers have kindly shared what one change helped them to overcome digestive problems, other than the low FODMAP diet.
Let’s hear their before and after stories now…[Discover More…]
[Last updated 22nd November, 2018]
Erythritol has become a popular sugar substitute.
It seems a worthy alternative considering it tastes and looks similar to sugar, but contains zero calories.
But just how useful and safe is it?
This article dives deep into the research to uncover the uses, health benefits and side effects of erythritol.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 10th February, 2018]
Iron is an essential nutrient with many important functions.
Problem is many people aren’t getting enough iron from their diet, which can lead to many negative health consequences.
This article looks at which iron supplement is the best for you.[Discover More…]
Weight loss is not easy.
However, many have successfully lost large amounts of weight and kept it off long term.
These 10 people have shared what weight loss strategies had the biggest impact for them, and how you can use them too.
Their weight loss before and after photos are inspirational, as is their practical advice. Let’s hear from them now…[Discover More…]
Essential oils are hot right now.
From treating infections through to anxiety and poor sleep, they are said to be a natural cure for many health conditions.
But just how well do essential oils work?
Often times it’s unwise to take the word of those who actively promote and sell them… making an unbiased answer to this question hard to come by.
This article is an objective, sales-free look at the most common essential oil uses, from an evidence-based perspective.[Discover More…]