Intermittent Fasting: Is it Worth Your Time?

Posted on January 20, 2021

What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting has boomed in popularity in recent years and claims a huge array of health benefits.  Intermittent fasting is a form of energy restriction where cycles of fasting and ‘eating windows’ are undertaken for different time-lengths. Most of us already fast between 8 -12 hours a day while asleep. However, […]

Running from runner’s gut – what is it and what can I do about it?

Posted on January 13, 2021

Moving into a new year, we tend to see many people driven to set goals around increasing activity levels. A common interest is in running – it is accessible, inexpensive and a great activity to build aerobic fitness. However, for those with IBS, taking up a running habit may be associated with running to the […]

Healthy weight loss & the low FODMAP diet: Is this the key to a healthy life?

Posted on January 06, 2021

We are at the time of year where new weight loss fads and diet trends cycle through our news feed. Given the low FODMAP diet involves dietary restriction; some of you might be wondering or have come across in social media, whether the low FODMAP diet can be used for weight loss. Weight loss is […]

Top tips for starting off next year strong: looking after yourself and your IBS

Posted on December 30, 2020

It’s getting to that time where we are looking at our goals for starting off the new year. With everything that has happened this year with COVID-19, a lot of people have had the chance to slow down and get back in touch with what is actually important to them and their health. Let’s carry […]

A case of jingle bowels – navigating IBS around the festive season

Posted on December 23, 2020

Even for those without IBS, Christmas can bring about stomach problems. The combination of the rich (albeit delicious) food, alcohol, disruption of routine and fun-sized portions can invite a host of uncomfortable gut feelings. For those with IBS, extra caution is recommended to avoid being curled up with an IBS flare over the festive season. […]

Women: How do our hormones affect bloating & other IBS symptoms?

Posted on December 16, 2020

We’re probably all familiar with the feeling: when you put on a nice outfit for an event and love how it fits and looks, but halfway through the party you’re struggling to sit down comfortably and everything you’re wearing feels tight. Have you noticed that you’re more regular when you’re close to your period? Or […]

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