Tag: Gluten free

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 […]

Simple steps you can implement to heal your thyroid

Simple steps you can implement to heal your thyroid

Put yourself first – we as women and mums frequently put others first. However, this is an important and powerful step to listening to our bodies and valuing our own health. You deserve to feel you best Celebrate the small gains and your wins – […]

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

What do you think of when I say-  food triggers that can affect your thyroid? For myself these would first be a group of foods called goitrogen foods – these include foods such as cauliflower, broccoli, kale, soy and many more. However, while these can […]

My top tips to keep you feeling your best this Christmas

My top tips to keep you feeling your best this Christmas

Christmas in my family is known for its indulgence with corpus amounts of food especially on the ‘big’ day. However, every year I feel that Christmas celebrations appear to go on for longer and longer with work functions, catching up with friends, family functions and […]

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 […]

What the MTHFR!!!???

What the MTHFR!!!???

Now I have your attention!! 🙂 Have you heard of this word but not the faintest idea what your GP or Naturopath was talking about. Well you are definitely not alone!! MTHFR is a complex topic but one that I am very passionate about. Below […]