The low FODMAP diet for IBS.

4 out of 5 people recover from IBS when they follow a low FODMAP diet.  Fodmaps are short chain sugars which are: Osmotic – they pull water into the intestines Are poorly digested Are fermented by the gut bacteria. A diet high in FODMAP foods, if you are sensitive, can cause gas, bloating, cramps, constipation Continue reading »

The deceptive ‘clean label’

The deceptive clean label: how safe is your food? Over the last decade or so manufacturers have appeared to be ‘tidying up’ foods in the UK with less E-numbers and healthier ingredients.  I like to cook all my food from scratch but I work 6 days a week, often till quite late, and so at Continue reading »

Nutritional Ketosis – an advantaged metabolic state.

Nutritional Ketosis Peter Attia MD describes his own n=1 experiment in nutritional ketosis.  In ‘An Advantaged Metabolic State: Human Performance, Resilience & Health’, Peter describes how he overcame his state of metabolic syndrome by using a low-carbohydrate diet.  Peter describes his objectives in the talk as: Share my health and performance journey Provide you with Continue reading »