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Posts Tagged ‘Food Intolerance’

Is it Food Intolerance?

Friday, April 8th, 2011

There is so much in the media about food intolerance. Is it myth or reality? What is food intolerance? Food intolerance is when it seems that the very food we are eating is not agreeing with our system. It could be that syptoms of bloating, gas, wind and pain appear when eating certain food groups. […]

Avocado, ginger and tofu soba-noodle salad recipe

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Soba noodles are a type of Japanese noodle made from buckwheat.  Despite its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat and it contains no gluten, making it very gentle on the digestive system.  It is high in the antioxidant rutin which helps strengthen blood vessels and improve circulation, and contains good levels of iron, zinc […]

Top mood food tips

Friday, December 4th, 2009

With the reduced daylight hours and the sun setting by mid-afternoon, the winter months can be mellow.  It’s tempting to want to warm ourselves up and boost our spirits by reaching for traditional comfort foods.  Unfortunately these tend to be stodgy, high-fat foods that do little for boosting our mood and actually make us feel […]

Depression and nutrition

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Believe it or not it is nearly October – where did the summer go? October can be a time when we feel a bit blue – summer has officially ended and the days are getting shorter. But while some of us may just feel a bit down in the dumps from time to time, for […]

What’s the best way to beat bloating?

Friday, August 28th, 2009

One of the most frequently asked questions I come across in my practice is ‘Can you please test me for food intolerances?’.  Funnily enough, one of the tests I use the most infrequently is the food intolerance test.  Let me explain why. It is often the case that food intolerances are not the cause of […]

Food intolerances or digestive problems?

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Are we becoming a nation of hypochondriacs, or are allergies and food intolerances really on the up? There is a huge variety of different allergy and intolerance tests available, with equally varying methodology and costs.  You can get your intolerances check with muscle testing, electronic impulses and blood tests to name a few.  It seems […]

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