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Why Eating Seasonally Can Help IBS

Why Eating Seasonally Can Help IBS

Eating seasonally has been a popular concept for a long time, but did you know that eating seasonally can help IBS symptoms too? In this article I’d like to champion the case for eating seasonally where possible and tell you about some of the benefits of eating this...

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Common Mistakes on the Low FODMAP Diet

Common Mistakes on the Low FODMAP Diet

In the course of working as a dietitian I have found that there are a number of common mistakes people make when following the low FODMAP diet. So, to help you avoid making them yourself I’ll share them with you here. Staying in the elimination phase for too long:...

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Diet Diversity on a Budget

Diet Diversity on a Budget

This month I’m encouraging you to try a fun diet diversity challenge where each day you and your family will try to eat a rainbow of different coloured fruits and vegetables to encourage variety within your diet. What is diet diversity? Diet diversity relates to the...

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The Best Low FODMAP Slow Cooker Recipes

The Best Low FODMAP Slow Cooker Recipes

During autumn and winter I make low FODMAP slow cooker recipes all the time because they’re so convenient. There’s nothing more welcome than the smell of a rich, hearty meal greeting me when I open the front door on a cold, dark evening. I love low FODMAP slow cooker...

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How To Have A Low FODMAP Barbecue

How To Have A Low FODMAP Barbecue

I’m hopeful that barbecue weather is just around the corner! However, barbecues can sometimes be tricky to navigate on the low FODMAP diet because there can be a lot of high FODMAP foods on the table, so in this article I’d like to help you make the right choices to...

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Diarrhoea – How to manage it

Diarrhoea – How to manage it

Diarrhoea What is diarrhoea? The definition of diarrhoea can range from slightly loose stools to very watery stools, but it generally refers to the passing of watery or loose stools more than is considered normal for you. It can occur quite suddenly (acute) or can be...

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