Medical Diets

Eat to beat flatulence

Eat to beat flatulence

Flatulence, commonly referred to as ‘breaking wind’, ‘passing wind’ or ‘farting’, is caused by gas in the bowel (large intestine). Ordinarily, the intestines produce about 500–2,000 mL of gas, which is regularly passed out of the anus. 

9 February 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

The hidden sources of sodium in medicines and additives

The hidden sources of sodium in medicines and additives

When we’re trying to reduce our sodium intake we need to be aware that sodium is also found in medicines and additives as well as...

9 December 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat the menopause

Menopause – those years which mark the end of a woman’s reproductive life and when a woman’s hormones cease can be a blessing...

11 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat fatty liver disease

Within the next decade, fatty liver disease will become the leading cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver transplants. So, what...

17 June 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Food allergy or intolerance? Here’s a handy hint.

If you’re allergic to one of the allergens that have to be declared on food labels or have a particular food intolerance then...

20 May 2020 by Guest post

Eat to boost your immune system

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches...

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby