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  If you’re sick of taking pills for IBS because they’re really not helping you, perhaps it’s a good time to re-think your Irritable Bowel syndrome treatment. IBS can be caused by any number of factors, such as the following:- Dysbiosis – an imbalance in your good and bad bacteria Candida – overgrowth of yeast Stress – often …

This delicious pudding is proof that you don’t have to deprive yourself over Christmas. The fruit provides a  natural sweetness and a fabulous gooey texture. You can make it so that it’s wheat free and you can use an alternative to butter so that it’s suitable for those with dairy or gluten intolerance. Makes 1 x 1 …

There are two types of fibre found in food: soluble and insoluble.  Soluble fibre can help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering LDL (‘bad’) blood cholesterol by interfering with the absorption of dietary cholesterol as well as maintaining blood glucose levels.   As the name suggests, soluble fibre can dissolve in water and food …

Research has found strong links between the human brain and the gut, so much so that the gut is often called ‘our second brain’ The human gut has its own complex nervous system and produces the ‘feel good’ neurotransmitter serotonin, just like the brain does. 95% of our serotonin is found in the digestive tract, and this …

Many people suffer from digestive upsets, with Irritable Bowel Syndrome becoming increasingly common. As well as bloating, symptoms can include intermittent diarrhoea and constipation, spasms, nausea, headache, burping, poor appetite, heartburn and acidity. These symptoms of IBS can impact heavily on day to day life, however we can make a difference. At The Nutritional Therapy …