Good Morning! World IBD Day is nearly upon us! I’ll be sharing lots of content like last year (you can read my World IBD Day: 10 Problems of IBD That Nobody Talks About here)  But today I’m kicking things off with an exciting giveaway to offer as part of World IBD Day!    What You Can Win A copy of my book: Managing IBD- A Balanced Approach to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (you can also read the first chapter for free and find out about stockists here) This covers everything from anxiety to medication to supplements- with lots of input from an IBD nurse and a therapist. A bag of my favourite peppermint tea from Teapigs. Perfect for stomach cramps. A fantastic Ossa organics bone broth hamper (this includes 2… View Post

It’s coeliac awareness week and as a result, I’ll be sharing lots of content about coeliac disease and being gluten-free. First up is a new and updated guide of all the latest gluten and dairy free products. As I personally am dairy free (and I know a lot of you are), all of the choices are also dairy free and where possible, I try to make this as healthy as I can where possible- most items avoid any nasties like carrageenan (more in this here) and other preservatives. So here’s all the new gluten free finds I’m loving. 1.Morrison’s Curly Fries   Morrison has launched a whole range of gluten-free products of late and these curly fries are dairy free too. They are the perfect weekend treat and tasted exactly… View Post

Today, I need to get something off my chest. I am never one to offend those in the gut health community and although I have Crohn’s myself, this website is very much about all different approaches to gut health and aims to support those with a variety of different conditions. However, since I have started offering nutrition consultations one word is coming up again and again: FODMAP. Let’s go back to the beginning… Now I’ve known about FODMAP for a good few years or so- I was introduced to the concept by the lovely Samantha who runs The Gut Health Empire. When we first met, Samantha was extremely well informed on all things FODMAP; she even tracked down the testing team in Australia which confirmed she was indeed intolerant to FODMAP.… View Post