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Eat Root Veg Yippeee!!! You can eat as many root vegetables in my list below as you like. Root Veg – Sweet Potato, Carrots, Parsnips, Butternut Squash, Pumpkin, Swede & Turnips. They are all gut-soothers and are your tummy’s friends. If your condition is chronic you will want to boil, bake or mash them and […]
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NEVER Drink Sodas!!! So in that I include – Fizzy Drinks, Soda, Pop, Energy Drinks, Gatorade-type drinks and anything that has an unnatural colour! All of these are basically the ENEMY to your IBS and will rot your guts. Throw them out – I learnt at an early age that I couldn’t stomach these, especially coke […]
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So I’m in hospital with my daughter Ruby whose getting her tonsils out and on the wall opposite is a Skeleton taunting me going….do you STILL not know the names of all these bones then??? #student #skeleton #bones #ibshelp #ibsvitality @collegeofnaturopathicmedicine
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Limit The Entire Onion Family, especially garlic:  Did you know that you should LIMIT and sometimes avoid the Entire Onion Family if you suffer from IBS – so that’s onion, garlic, shallots, spring onion, leeks and chives. These are All GUT IRRITANTS and they are also HIGH FODMAPS as they contain high Oligos. You will […]
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You would think that with being a goldsmith for 20-odd years, that I should really already know all these joints – lol! I’m going to be testing them out in the workshop tomorrow!! Actually I could probably make them quicker than I can learn them!!! #student #studying #synovialjoints #livingwithibs #ibsvitality
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Drink Peppermint Tea Possibly the BEST tea for an IBS gut! . Peppermint is a fabulous gut soother. . Peppermint Tea: Either loose or in tea bags – its got to be peppermint and not spearmint. You want a good quality variety with only peppermint in it. A great rescue tea and something that should […]
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Back To Porridge Last week I started back to college to study for my course in Naturopathic Nutrition and I was debating what I was going to have for breakfast. Breakfast is my WORST meal and I usually don’t feel like eating and have to force myself to eat something but I knew I had 8 hours […]
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Eat WHITE Rice If theres ONE tip I can give to all those suffering from IBS, its to EAT SOLUBLE FIBRE! WHITE RICE is a great source of soluble fibre and a low FODMAP (if you are following the low the low FODMAP diet for IBS, learn more about my view on that here.) You have a […]
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My new text books have arrived! Although I LOVE books, the scary thing with these is that I have to know their entire contents within the next 9 months lol!!!!!! Studying Naturopathic Nutrition at College of Naturopathic Medicine #student #ibshelp #healyourgut #livingwithibs #ibsvitality
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Eat SOLUBLE Fibre If theres ONE tip I can give to all those suffering from IBS, its to EAT SOLUBLE FIBRE! I’ll repeat that – EAT SOLUBLE FIBRE – thats SOLUBLE AND NOT INSOLUBLE Fibre. Learn the difference between the two – it literally will save your IBS gut! Soluble fibre (as its name suggest) will take […]
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Free the lion!! Back to college for me this weekend studying Biomedicine at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in Belfast! Normally I’m the lecturer so not used to being a student!! #student #learning #healyourgut #livingwithibs #ibsvitality