Category: Bowel Nutrition

Health benefits of fermented foods and how they can help you
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Health benefits of fermented foods and how they can help you

For centuries around the world, fermenting foods has been a way to preserve food and lengthen its shelf life, whilst producing a unique flavour. Fermentation relies on the natural action of micro-organisms (yeast and bacteria) to convert carbohydrate in food into short chain fatty acids and other by-products.  It is the ingestion of these fermented...

Festive Dessert – the low FODMAP way
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Festive Dessert – the low FODMAP way

Christmas Pavlova 4 egg whites 280g sugar 1 ½ tsp white vinegar 2 tsp vanilla extract pinch of salt 4 tbsp boiling water 4 tbsp cornflour Preheat oven to 120˚C. Cover oven tray with baking paper.  Place ingredients for pavlova into warm bowl and beat until stiff peaks form. Spoon mixture onto oven tray in desired shape. Bake for...

Have yourself a FODMAP friendly Christmas
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Have yourself a FODMAP friendly Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching I’m sure your calendar is marked off with many social events, celebrations and festive parties. Below are some handy hints to help you enjoy these Christmas celebrations in a FODMAP friendly way. Plan ahead With the festive events and celebrations offer to bring a plate of food to contribute – this...

Entertaining gluten free
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Entertaining gluten free

More and more people are avoiding gluten in their diets … whether it is coeliac disease or non-coeliac gluten intolerance you will likely know someone who needs gluten free options. One in 70 Australians has coeliac disease and needs to completely avoid gluten, even the smallest amount (50mg or one-hundredth of a slice of bread) can...

Happy and Healthy Gut
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Happy and Healthy Gut

A healthy and happy gut is vital to achieve a healthy body Happy and healthy bowels are the pillars for our body and the cornerstone for your entire feeling of vitality, energy, health and well-being.  The digestive system is an amazing organ that turns the food that we eat into the cells of our body...