If you have IBS, you may be worried about eating out again in restaurants, bars or pubs. Having uncontrolled IBS can have a huge impact on your social life, and you might not share the joy so many other people feel at the prospect of eating out again after lockdown. So many of my new […]
Are you a functional breather?
Are you a functional breather… or a dysfunctional breather? You might be wondering what on earth I’m talking about, because we all breathe, right? Well, actually, HOW we breathe can have such a huge impact on our health and wellbeing. In my experience as a Nutritional Therapist and Functional Practitioner for over a […]
Do I Have a Food Intolerance?
I see so many clients who ask if they have a food intolerance. Typically, they describe symptoms inside their digestive systems such as cramping, bloating, changing bowel movements or excess wind. But there are also many symptoms of food intolerance and food sensitivities outside of the digestive system, including skin problems, brain fog and aching […]
Happy Head Happy Gut: Can Mindfulness Really Help Your Digestion?
In my experience, mindfulness can be a very powerful tool when it comes to digestion and our gut health. I’ve been talking a lot about mindfulness recently, both with my one to one clients and also on my courses. It’s incredible how doing whatever you can to “empty your stress bucket” can have such a […]
Have you got a stressed digestive system?
Our bodies can cope with a little bit of stress… but most of us live in the stress response far too much of the time, causing a stressed digestive system. Most of us don’t realise how impactful stress can be on the gut – and it’s not just the big life events like moving house, […]
Fermented Foods – Feeding Good Gut Bugs
I’m always trying to find ways to get in more fermented foods and feed my good gut bugs. So in this blog, I wanted to share with you how good it can be to eat fermented foods every day, and how you can make your own! More and more research is being done on the […]