Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting

Fasting has been around for hundreds of years. It is used to express social and political views throughout history. Whilst men and women of faith have followed fasting for centuries. Intermittent fasting involves alternating days of eating and...

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Making sense of sugar

Making sense of sugar

According to Mary Poppins, just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, and dare I disagree with it. However, lately Sugar is hitting the headlines quite often and understandably this is causing some confusion and scare about what...

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Fermented foods and gut health

Fermented foods and gut health

I am sure all of us grew up eating fermented foods in one form or the other, without knowing its actual benefit .Our ancestors had them too and over the years this has been associated with various health benefits. However, for the past few years...

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Does it matter it is fresh or Frozen?

Does it matter it is fresh or Frozen?

Growing up, grandma always said to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. When a child, I remember in India, we used to have a vegetable and fruit vendor coming every morning, selling a wide variety of fruit and veg. Anything fresh is perceived to...

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Body image and mental health

Body image and mental health

Recent research shows that 1 in 5 adults have felt anxious due to their body image. 50% of the population ranging from 18 – 25 yrs have said social media caused them to worry about their body image. Whether it is in newspapers, magazines or...

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Let’s talk about POO……..

The amount of time that I spend each day with my patients talking about the gory details of their poo makes me marvel over the fact that we are all not just unique in our physical appearances and personalities, but our poo pattern is distinctive...

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