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Are tomatoes why you look pregnant?

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If you look pregnant after eating certain foods chances are you have IBS. But while most people look to common culprits like dairy or gluten, nightshade vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers can be a problem for some people. Yet ‘nightshades’ are very unknown. I should know, I have an intolerance and I have to […]

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The Reasons You’re Bloating After Eating

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If you’re experiencing bloating after eating then there are several possible causes, which I’ll explain to you here today.   Bloating is the uncomfortable feeling that there’s a balloon inside your belly, and can happen with or without distention, where your tummy actually looks round and ‘blown up’ like a balloon.   Bloating and distention […]

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The Candida Diet – Could It Work For You?

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The Candida Diet is a food protocol used primarily by natural medicine practitioners, naturopaths and nutritionists as a natural alternative to drugs for treating a candida infection.   Candida is a yeast that occurs naturally in out gut, but can become overgrown, causing IBS symptoms, usually bloating being the main one, as well as recurring […]

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Can you eat Too Many Vegetables?

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For most people not enough vegetables, rather than too many vegetables is the problem.   Vegetables as well as fruit and salad are high in vitamins, fibre & water and low calorie.   But can you eat all you like or should you put a limit on them when you’re trying to cut calories and […]

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How do you know if you have a Food Intolerance?

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There are many expensive food intolerance tests you can do, but are they reliable?   Food intolerances are on the rise – more people are reacting to previously every day foods such as milk, bread, corn and soy products (a common additive).   The most common intolerances are gluten (in wheat and some other grains), […]

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Which is the Best Milk for Weight Loss?

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There are now more types of milk on the market than ever before, but which is the best milk for weight loss and general health?   Milk, once thought to be a simple choice between Full Fat and Skimmed, is now as much of a minefield as the rest of the world of nutrition. Whether […]

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Are Dairy Free Yoghurt Alternatives Healthy?

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The number of dairy free yoghurt alternatives are on the rise due to the amount of people choosing, or needing to exclude dairy from their diet.   Some people have to out of necessity, due to an allergy or intolerance to dairy.   And they taste a little different too, so I’m all up for […]

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The IBS Diet – What You Need To Know

If you have IBS diet is the first thing you need to address. This is good news as it means before you even step inside a doctor’s office or spend money on specialists or medications, you can, from your own home, a least discover if certain foods are the culprit of your digestive problems. Of […]

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Does Coffee Cause Bloating?

Does coffee cause bloating, gas, indigestion, stomach acid or diarrhoea? Maybe tea seems to do that for you as well or instead? Does caffeine make your gut stressed as well as your emotions? It’s hard to imagine that the two most popular drinks worldwide could be to blame for IBS like symptoms in some people, […]

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Dairy Intolerance -is milk giving you trouble?

Dairy intolerance is a fairly common food intolerance. Gas, bloating, stomach ache, diarrhoea, constipation and more can be caused by an inability to digest either lactose, casein, or both. How do you know if milk, yoghurt, and ice cream are a problem for you?   Many dairy free alternatives can be found on buywholefoodsonline here, […]

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