Exercising with IBS

Tips for exercising with IBS

Written by Joanne O’Connell Grab your trainers, here are our tips on how to burn off energy (even when you’re not feeling very energetic)… You know when you’re having a bad day. You feel like your digestive system is in total meltdown and even the thought of going to the gym stresses you out. Well, the good news is that …

Low FODMAP Strawberry Cups

Strawberry Cups

If you’re looking to create something simple, tasty and super impressive then look no further than these quick and easy Low FODMAP chocolate cups. These can be made a few days ahead of time and kept in an air tight container in the fridge until you need them. You can keep them for a couple of weeks after they’ve been …

Low FODMAP & IBS News

“In the news” June 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues. Some big news in the FODMAP world… The Free From Food Awards 2018 (FFFA18) have announced they have a new category for 2018 – FODMAP Friendly Foods! This is a huge win for all those IBS …

IBS Symptoms

Tips for coping when your IBS flares up

This is totally situation dependent… you could be at home, at a music festival, at work or in town with your family, but whatever you’re up to when your IBS flares up, these tips can help: If you can, go and lie down somewhere. Whenever you’re feeling unwell, be it a stomach bug or IBS cramps, sleeping it off can …

Holiday beach

Travelling abroad when you have IBS

Travelling should always be an exciting experience – you might be going to visit friends, off to get some sun, visiting somewhere new… but for those of us with digestive disorders it can be an equally daunting experience. Being on time pressure to get to the airport, then to get through security, get to the gate, then being stuck in …

Cranberry and Pistachio Cookies

Cranberry & Nut Cookies

These are simple to make and really tasty! A definite crowd pleaser, why not try making a large batch and freezing so you can have them on demand! If you are on the 6 week elimination diet please avoid the almonds and swap them for some walnuts or hazelnuts. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking sheet …

Low FODMAP Raspberry and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Raspberry & Cinnamon Overnight Oats

This is the perfect breakfast for summer! It is Low FODMAP and Gluten Free, so ideal for those with food intolerances, but also perfectly tasty for those who don’t suffer with GI issues! Light and refreshing these oats are really simple to make and can be popped in a jam jar to take to work or to be eaten on …

Supportive cuddle

Supporting those who suffer with a digestive disorder

Do you suffer from a digestive disorder, such as IBS or SIBO and just wish those around you were more supportive? Or do you know someone who suffers with gut issues? Well here’s a few ways how you can support them, as from personal experience a bit of understanding goes a long way. Dealing with IBS is exhausting, whether it’s …

Low FODMAP Ham and Cheddar Fritatta

Ham & Cheddar Frittata

These little canapés are Low FODMAP and Gluten Free. They are also so easy to make and a definite crowd pleaser! Delicious warm and equally good cold, why not pop the leftovers in your lunch box and take them to work the next day! If you don’t have fairy cake moulds to make these, then make them in either a …