What’s living in my gut? Check out the British Gut Project

Just a really quick blog to let you all know about the British Gut project. It’s a subject that fascinates me and numerous studies have shown that factors affecting gut microbiota can have a huge impact of whether certain people get eczema, allergies and asthma. Basically you sign up, it costs about £75 minimum to […]

FODMAPS for the frightened FreeFromer

Now I’ve read about FODMAPS. They’re complicated. Huge lists of fruit and vegetables that could be causing all your IBS symptoms. I have to admit, FODMAPS has me running for the hills because I am already avoiding some pretty major food groups and really annoying things like celery and tomato to boot. So last week’s […]

Colon cleanse and skinny herbal tea from Teami

It’s spring time and the dandelions and nettles are in abundance, the perfect free ingredients for healthy and natural herbal tea. The forager in me has been collecting fresh leaves for my morning tea – you can’t beat fresh picked weed tea! To find out how to make your own wild herbal creations check out […]

GPs say testing could speed diagnosis of coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune condition that can lead to infertility, osteoporosis and small bowel cancer if left untreated. But alarming new research reveals that 50% of GPs find coeliac disease difficult to diagnose and almost 90% believe that it is often overlooked when investigating infertility. In fact, it takes an average of 13 […]

Colonic massage for constipation, bloating and IBS

Ever felt at your wits end, tried everything from senna to prunes and still feeling bloated and constipated? Colonic massage could be the simple answer to all your irritable bowel prayers. It’s simple, anyone can learn to do it and the relief is quite amazing…

Irritable bowel and constipation – fifteen tips to avoid it

If you have allergies and/or food intolerance or have coeliac disease I’m pretty sure you will have had irritable bowel at some point. Anyone can suffer to varying degrees, but how do you shift it naturally? Here are ten tips for getting rid of constipation…