We’ve all done it. After a hard day we’ve eaten that dish that we know we’ll “pay for”, had a few crisps or had a glass of wine, secretly hoping to get away with it. With IBS don’t beat yourself up.… Read more
Here are 6 IBS triggers you must know about – and most people don’t…
Many IBS sufferers (and specialists!) focus only on diet and which FOODS trigger your IBS symptoms.
While food can certainly be part of your IBS triggers, there are other important factors that may be setting your IBS regularly in motion.… Read more
Are you feeling it today? You have an overflowing to-do list. The atmosphere is starting to feel strained, you start feeling fidgety and want to go and get a coffee. But is there a link between coffee and IBS symptoms?… Read more
I used to wonder if could be possible to get rid of food intolerance and feel “normal” again. But I thought the chances of this were slim, or non-existant.
If you have IBS, chances are that you, like me, have developed some kind of food intolerance that is making your digestion, and life in general, painful.… Read more
Did you know that constipation and magnesium levels can be related?
According to the NIH office of dietary supplements, “magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body.… Read more
This week I am looking into a natural food additive called carrageenan. Never heard of it? Well, it is worth looking out for. It is known to aggravate typical IBS symptoms, like bloating, difficult digestion and diarrhoea.… Read more
Back when I had IBS, I found there were very few foods I could digest. And although it sounds crazy, I found a comforting hot plate of chips and a can of Coke is what I digested the best.… Read more
If you have IBS, food intolerance can be tricky to understand. Are low Fodmap foods easier to digest? What else should you look out for? Read on to find out.
What you need to know
You will often be reacting not to a food, but to a component of that food, even if it’s 100% natural.… Read more
If you have IBS, you may feel that your sleep is not as good as it could be. By reverse engineering, you can improve your digestion – and get a better night’s sleep.
When your stomach is pulling (and you think you’re still hungry)
It is really difficult to know what to do when your stomach is pulling.… Read more
The virtues of coconut oil have been talked about a great deal. So let’s see how this versatile oil may help relieve some common IBS symptoms such as constipation, Candida and reflux.
Is coconut oil good or bad for your health?… Read more