Tag: fibre

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

As I mentioned in my previous SIBO blog post – there is a strong connection between symptoms and onset in regards to SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) or IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). SYMPTOM SIBO IBS NON-SIBO IBS Often better with fibre No Yes Often improved […]

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

What? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is defined as the presence of excessive bacteria in the small intestine and is frequently implicated in chronic diarrhea and malabsorption issues but not exclusively and we will explore this more later. While we are meant to have microflora […]

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

When most people think of the word reflux – they generally think unpleasant feels, especially those that have experienced persistent reflux. And most people would are lead to believe that reflux develops due to an excess of stomach acid. However, research has actually identified that […]

Liver, elimination and detoxification

Liver, elimination and detoxification

Christmas is done, so what’s next? Easter? Nah let’s not get that far ahead of ourselves. Let’s take some time to process Christmas and enjoy the warm weather before it gets cooler again and we have something else to complain about 😉 Plus during this […]

Food as Medicine – my top 3 foods for your gut health

Food as Medicine – my top 3 foods for your gut health

Following on from my last blog post about Leaky Gut and how the state of your gut health is directly impacted by the foods you choose to eat. So today we are focusing on the top 3 foods that work to heal your gut from the inside […]

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and what it has to do with our digestive system Many of us are familiar with the sensation of butterflies in our stomach when we feel nervous, stressed or anxious. Sometimes we even say we feel ‘sick to our stomach’ over emotional events. We […]

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Ever been confused about what to eat? What’s healthy? Low carbs? Low sugar? Gluten free? Paleo? Atkins? Jenny Craig? And the list goes on…….. It can be a minefield of different options, recommendations and opinions – and you are definitely not alone! When I talk […]

Fibre and what it can do for you!

Fibre and what it can do for you!

Fibre: digestive health, weight loss, sleep and mental health The importance of fibre is something I talk to my patients about all the time as most people don’t get enough in their diet. Fibre isn’t just necessary for healthy bowel function- reducing the occurrence of […]