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New support programme for anyone with IBS

As many as 20% of the British population suffers with irritable bowel syndrome, according to charity The IBS Network. The exact causes of this longstanding, incurable condition, which affects more women than men, are unclear, but among its main symptoms are abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhoea, but they can also include nausea, fatigue, headaches and backaches. It is known …

Which supermarkets are best to shop ‘free from’?

One of the reasons I developed the Bay’s Kitchen brand is because after being diagnosed with IBS and handed a scrap of paper saying ‘FODMAP’ I then spent hours upon hours for the next few months in supermarkets scanning the shelves and reading the back labels of hundreds of products to try to find something I could eat, which didn’t …

Interview with Kirsten Jackson

Welcome to our latest interview blog post… welcoming Kirsten Jackson! Kirsten is a Dietician, who also founded The Food Treatment Clinic. Kirsten has a passion for providing more support to help us overcome our tummy issues! I am a consultant gastroenterology dietitian and founder of The Food Treatment Clinic. I initially started working in the NHS after I graduated with …

What to wear when you have IBS

Girls… How To Dress When You Have IBS!

Sorry guys, this one is just for the girls! Living with IBS isn’t great. It can really take over your life and get you really thinking about things which never really crossed your mind before. Before I had IBS I would throw some clothes on and walk out the door, with no worries and it’d never really matter if I’d …

Batch cooking at Easter

Batch Cooking at Easter

Whether you’re lucky enough to have the whole two weeks of Easter Holidays off, or you’re just free to enjoy the long Easter weekend, it’s a great time to work on some batch cooking and meal prepping! In order to really make use of your time to batch cook, you need a few key things… plenty of spare tupperware, space …