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Functional Medicine

By Lisa Snowdon | 12 Jul 2017
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Functional Medicine Puts The Focus On Your Whole Body, Not Just Part Of It Functional medicine is the amalgamation of conventional western medicine and natural medicine, in order to provide the best healing outcome theoretically possible. The Foundation Of Functional Medicine Now, there are six primary values functional medicine is founded on, and they are:…

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Think Fructose Malabsorption might be cause of your Digestive discomfort?

By Lisa Snowdon | 04 Jun 2015
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Fructose Malabsorption If you suffer from constant bouts of cramping, diarrhoea or flatulence then you may be suffering from Fructose Malabsorption. Over the last few years, more and more people are being diagnosed with this condition due to the increasing amount of fructose that the average modern diet consists of. Fructose malabsorption is not to be…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet

By Lisa Snowdon | 13 May 2015
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A Low FODMAP diet The low FODMAP diet was developed by Sue Shepherd & Peter Gibson in 1999. It has been proved that the low FODMAP diet works as an effective symptom management for many suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Nowadays, doctors recommend this diet as the dietary therapy for IBS. FODMAPs FODMAP stands for fermentable…

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Recipe: Low FODMAP Quinoa Salad

By Lisa Snowdon | 30 Mar 2015
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If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) you may want to consider a low FODMAP diet. This diet is used to relieve symptoms of IBS by restricting FODMAP intake. For those who do not know, FODMAPs are short-chain carbohydrates that are difficult to digest. These carbs are not absorbed well in the small intestine…

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and What are the Common IBS Symptoms and Causes

By Lisa Snowdon | 28 Dec 2014
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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) For those suffering from IBS symptoms, also known as irritable bowel syndrome, life can be a continually painful experience that can leave them feeling tired, weak, and even depressed. Worst of all, most IBS sufferers simply can’t predict or determine if they will ever find any relief from discomforts associated with…

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Reduce Your IBS Symptoms By Chewing Properly

By Lisa Snowdon | 18 Aug 2014
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With so many people rushing through their day it is difficult to take time out for mindful eating. However, when you think of all the benefits you receive from properly chewing your food you may just decide that it’s time to slow down when eating. Here are just a few of the many benefits of…

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Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

By Lisa Snowdon | 20 Jul 2014
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It may seem strange to many people, but that hard shelled exceptionally large seed from the coconut palm is actually one of nature’s most healthy foods. That’s right coconut not only tastes good, but is also exceptionally good for you. Best of all, it doesn’t matter whether you eat the meat of the coconut, drink…

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Is Gluten Bad For Us?

By Lisa Snowdon | 10 Apr 2014
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With around 1% of the population suffering from Coeliac disease, and a higher number from non-coeliac gluten sensitivity (gluten intolerance), gluten free diets have become a hot topic and popular even among those who do not suffer from gluten sensitivity, causing many others to ask “Is going gluten free healthy?” While going gluten free is…

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Discover the IBS Trigger Foods that can cause digestive symptoms

By Lisa Snowdon | 19 Feb 2014
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Most people suffer from bouts of diarrhoea and constipation, gas, and cramping from time to time, but for people who suffer from Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS these conditions may seem like a way of life. There are various contributing factors for IBS, like food intolerances, SIBO, parasites, a history of gastroenteritis or food poisoning…

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Diet Products Are Not The Answer

By Lisa Snowdon | 30 Oct 2013
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Losing weight can be an extremely difficult process, which is why many people who are trying desperately turn to a variety of diet products to help them reach their weight loss goals. However, the truth is that many of those diet products may actually be preventing you from losing those excess kilos, and may even…

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