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?
How many portions of fruit & vegetables should we eat? Nature cleverly provides us with the whole spectrum of colours in our foods, to ensure we eat all the different types of nutrients that will nourish and heal our bodies. … Continue reading Eat the Rainbow: How Many Portions of Fruit & Vegetables Should We Eat?
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
The human body is made up of trillions of microorganisms and the gut alone containing more than 500 different species. The guts colony of bacteria are effected by the food we eat and are as individual to each of us, as … Continue reading What are the Different Types of Probiotic Bacteria?
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
What is collagen? When thinking of collagen, people tend to think of the reduction of wrinkles and occasionally about joint health too. But what exactly is collagen? Collagen is a protein that makes up connective tissue all over the body … Continue reading Collagen: Types and Uses
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
When infants are born, colostrum, is the ‘first milk’ produced for 2-4 days before the ‘true milk’ arrives. Colostrum is considered by Andrew Keech, author of “Peptide Immunotherapy”, as the best known remedy for all-around gut health, can help restore … Continue reading Colostrum: All-around gut health
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