Articles tagged with: hunger

Q. Does pineapple help stop indigestion?

Q. Does pineapple help stop indigestion?

THE QUESTION IN FULL Q. My husband suffers indigestion. A friend suggested he eat fresh pineapple before or after each meal. Since he's been on the pineapple he no longer has the problem. Is this an old wives' tale or is there a scientific reason for it?  

28 May 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

The question in full: Q. I have a hiatus hernia and have trouble keeping food down. I feel full after a few mouthfuls and find I get...

30 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox diets and detox 'cleansing' kits are big sellers. They promise lots of things - to purify the body, remove 'wastes' and...

11 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Book review: The Fast Diet

Book review: The Fast Diet

The Fast Diet by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer I recently happened to watch dietitian Matt O’Neill comment on the new Fast...

27 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Eat to beat chewing difficulties

Eat to beat chewing difficulties

A liquid or pureed diet is necessary for anyone who can't chew or whose mouth is immobilized. This includes after tooth extraction...

10 October 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Understanding chocolate cravings

Understanding chocolate cravings

With so much choice these days and 24-hour food availability, it's worth asking why chocolate is the food craved most often. There...

12 September 2012 by Catherine Saxelby