The Low FODMAP Diet and Lactose

There is some confusion around lactose and the low FODMAP diet. People often assume that when following the diet that they cannot have any products with lactose. This is not the case. Lactose is a disaccharide sugar which is present in milk and dairy products in varying amounts. When following a low FODMAP diet unless [...]

Simple tips for a healthy gut – video

A healthy gut it the key to a healthier you. Here are a few simple things that can help improve your gut health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N6ZlimD56o  

By | May 7th, 2017|Gut Health|0 Comments

Suprising foods top nutritionists won’t have in their cupboards!

When the Daily Mail asked me to contribute to this article I was surprised at how many products I actually don't have in my house for various reasons. If they were looking for the obvious ones the list would have been coke, donuts, hydrogenated oils, colourings, etc, but they wanted to feature the surprises. I'm very [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Break an Egg!

Eggs are one of the most nutritious and versatile foods which are inexpensive and can be cooked in so many different ways! An average egg is only 70 calories, has 5g of fat, 1.6g of saturated fat and 7g of protein, they are a good source of vitamin B2, B12, folate and vitamin D. In [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Low FODMAP Gluten Free Pancake Day!!

Try our delicious and healthy ways to eat your gluten free and FODMAP friendly pancakes! By adding some protein to your pancake toppings this will help to keep you fuller for longer and maintain your blood sugar balance. Basic Pancake Mix Serves 4 100g buckwheat or coconut flour Pinch of salt 300ml of lactose free, almond [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Baking, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Treats|2 Comments

Top foods for heart health

You might already be aware that eating a healthy diet is good for reducing your risk of heart disease but did you also know that it can help even if you already had heart disease? For example, eating the right diet can: Help lower your blood pressure Help reduce your cholesterol Help lower your stroke [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips, Heart Health|0 Comments

Love your Heart – Nutrition and Cholesterol

Trying to lower your cholesterol, here are some key facts and nutrition tips that might help you find your way: What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance (lipid) that is made in the cells of your body. Many cells make cholesterol, the liver makes about one quarter of the total. You need some cholesterol [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips|0 Comments

Ginger Salmon with Rice Noodles

This is a fast, delicious and nutritious recipe to help you look after your heart. Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves 4 Top green part of 5 spring onions 100 g Chinese cabbage 25g fresh coriander 25g ginger peeled and grated 4 radishes 125g rice noodles 300g salmon fillets 1 tbsp light [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Heart Health, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main|0 Comments

Gluten/lactose-free or low-FODMAP breakfasts

Breakfast can be tricky for those who are following a gluten/lactose free or low FODMAP diet. Fortunately there are many great alternatives to lactose and nowadays it is so much easier to follow a gluten free and low-FODMAP diet. Breakfast is an important meal both for sustaining energy levels and appetite but also for weight [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes|0 Comments

Nutrition and Immune Health

What is the role of the immune system? The immune system is complex and is made up of a network of cells, proteins, tissues and organs that work together to protect our bodies. Its function is to defend us against germs and microorganisms which help to prevent bouts of illness and infection. A lowered immunity [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips, Immunity|0 Comments