Written by Kirsty Gillmore, registered Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM, mBANT, CNHC). http://www.llbnutrition.co.uk When taking supplements, it’s helpful to look for products that provide the greatest bioavailability to the body. Capsules offer numerous benefits over tablets. Here are some reasons … Continue reading Capsules vs tablets: What’s the difference?
What is Psyllium Husk? Psyllium husk is a natural fibre which helps keep us fuller for longer. It’s widely used for its bulk-forming effects in the bowel, making the stool softer and easier to pass. Psyllium husk is a low carbohydrate … Continue reading Low Carb Psyllium Husk Pancake Recipe
April is IBS awareness month in the US and in these uncertain times, it’s easy to overlook other conditions people are still suffering from. 80% of immunity lies in the gut and so is a good place to start when … Continue reading IBS awareness: Cooked vs Raw food
Magnesium is an important mineral for the body, often found to be deficient in a large proportion of the population. This mineral is essential for over 500 chemical processes in the body including the nervous system, protein synthesis, maintenance of … Continue reading Different forms of Magnesium
The digestive system All disease starts in the gut. This is a common theory as so much relies on a healthy gastrointestinal tract, yet there’s a lot that can go wrong. The gastrointestinal tract runs from the mouth, down the … Continue reading Digestive health: The Four R Programme
Over 20 years of research has shown the positive effects of taking regular supplements, disproving the notion that they are merely ingredients for expensive urine. Whilst a varied, nutrient dense diet is 100% vital to sustain life, sometimes it’s not … Continue reading Why should I take supplements?
FODMAPs stand for: Fermentable Oligosacchrides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols The low FODMAPs diet was developed by the Monash university as a way to help people with IBS symptoms. FODMAPs are short chain carbohydrates which are poorly absorbed in the intestines and … Continue reading How to do a low FODMAPs diet
The days are getting colder here in the UK, so we’ve decided to ramp up the soups + broths. First up on my task list this year is some nourishing bone broth. Continue reading Boost gut health with this bone broth recipe