Food Bites

E.g., 26 June 2017

Get fermenting: good for your pocket, good for your gut

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Most supermarket bought veggies end up a shadow of their former selves in the bottom drawer of the fridge. But think twice before you neglect and dispose of them – for the sake of your gut and your pocket!

Test Rest

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I find it so hard to assess what I’m feeling inside, there seems to be a total block over my emotions. Why is this and what can I do to shift things? Why is the heart so important and how do I reach my heart?

Reducing your lectin load

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Dietary lectins are like landmines inside your gut, capable of blowing holes inside the lining. For those already struggling with digestive symptoms, they could be the cause or making them worse. Here’s a few tips to help reduce your daily load to prevent collateral damage.

Don’t up the ant ‘i’: lowering your anti-nutrient intake

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Of all the anti-nutrients making their way into our bodies on a daily basis, lectins are one of the worst offenders. Read our quick overview of what they do and how to stop them wreaking havoc in your body.

Anti-nutrients: what’s it all about?

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If you're experiencing digestive problems, chances are your gut's getting hit by 'anti-nutrients'. So what foods are they lurking in?

Zonulin: key to opening up your leaky gut

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It sounds like it belongs in a sci-fi movie. Yet this newly-discovered molecule is inside all of us, acting as a gate keeper to open up the gut lining for foods with the correct access code – gluten being one of them.

Is your gut cast iron, or just a little bit leaky?

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What happens to your food after you've eaten it all depends on how 'leaky' your gut is. Certain foods not agreeing with you, lacking in energy, feeling bloated? No need to suffer in silence – it's a lot more common than you think.

Are you too stressed to eat?

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Eating on the run, snatching meals and consuming bucket loads of stimulants are hallmarks of our 24-7 'online' society. If you live like this you may think you're topping up your energy supplies – but your body has other ideas.

Are you putting yourself in the waste disposal?

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Your body goes into overdrive when stress hijacks its energy supply. Survival mode takes over and it may not be just your liver that takes a hit.

The body’s 'alarm' system: what's your body trying to tell you?

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A symptom could be anything from a muscle twitch to heart palpitations, or acid reflux to pain in your lower abdomen. Whatever the nature of the problem, your body is using 'symptoms' to get your attention so you can do something about it.