Nutrition

Bloated? Try Wheat and Dairy First

By Zoe | February 28, 2014

Feeling uncomfortably full?  Waistband tightens as the day progresses?  One of the most common symptoms people come to me who are experiencing digestive discomfort is bloating.  And I know that feeling as I still get it when I eat too much, too often of certain foods.   Fermentable Carbohydrates Certain carbohydrate foods are not well…

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Cutting Sugars – part 2 – My Sugar-free Day

By Zoe | November 27, 2013

My sugar-free Day I thought I should trial a sugar-free day to see how I fared as I ask so many people to cut down on sugars.   Sweet foods are the most commonly reported weakness from clients with many experiencing cravings for sugars and other carbohydrates.  I too have a ‘sweet tooth’ and when…

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No thanks, I’m sweet enough – Cutting Sugars Part 1

By Zoe | October 28, 2013

My most repeated advice in clinic is balance your blood sugar by cutting out sugars.  It can give you stable energy levels and help you lose weight. Sugars are a type of carbohydrate and are divided into groups depending upon their structure.  Glucose is one of the simplest sugars and is what the body breaks…

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Shun Artificial Sweeteners and Unsweeten Your Diet

By Zoe | September 26, 2013

Many clients I see have a can of diet fizzy drink a day.  Or a diet yogurt, or have ‘sugar free’ and ‘no added sugar’ drinks and squashes as they think they are better for them.  Instinctively I’m not keen on artificial sweeteners; they aren’t natural and encourage the taste for sweetness.  Studies show that…

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