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How To Tackle IBS

What is IBS? IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome – is a condition of the digestive system. It’s pretty common among much of the UK population, and for many, it tends to be a long-term condition which can have certain flare-ups following the consumption of certain foods. Symptoms can include bloating, distended belly, stomach cramps, gas, …

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Flexible Dieting: What Is It?

Flexible dieting. Confused? Simply put it’s a popular method of tracking your macronutrients (i.e. protein, carbs and fats). It is useful when it comes to trying to hit certain macronutrient or calorie targets in your diet, but without having to restrict yourself to limited food sources. Essentially, flexible dieting enables you to eat a wide …

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Why Low-Fat Is No Good

Gradually, people are coming round to the knowing that fat is not necessarily the enemy and is in fact an important part of any healthy diet. It’s taking its time, but we are getting there. Not so long ago it was all about low-fat this and fat-free that in a bid to help lose some …

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Large & Few or Little & Often?

I am sure you have been told about trying to eat little and often versus fewer, big meals in order to help lose weight. Something the lines of ‘eat five to six small meals per day’. This style of eating, commonly referred to as the frequent feeding model, is popular with everyone from dietitians to bodybuilders and …

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