Focus on Fat

Focus on Fat

Fat is a source of essential fatty acids, which the body cannot make itself. Fats and oils are made up of molecules of fatty acids which can be saturated or unsaturated.  Fat has a number of important functions in the body: Fat is a valuable energy source The membrane...
How to improve your vitamin B12 levels

How to improve your vitamin B12 levels

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential water-soluble vitamin. It must be taken in through the diet; it is naturally present in some foods, added to others and is available as a dietary supplement and prescription medication. It is required in the body...
The best food sources of vitamins

The best food sources of vitamins

Vitamins help our bodies grow and develop normally. The best way to get enough vitamins is to eat a balanced diet with a variety of foods. Knowing about different vitamins and what they do can help you to make sure you get enough of the vitamins that you need. There...
Creating An Elimination Diet Plan

Creating An Elimination Diet Plan

Do you frequently experience unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms following meals? It could mean that you’re one of the estimated 2-20% of people worldwide who suffer from a food intolerance. Dieticians and doctors have been recommending elimination diets for decades...
How to Get Rid of Stomach Pain

How to Get Rid of Stomach Pain

Stomach aches are an unpleasant feeling many of us have experienced, and can be caused by anything from indigestion to food poisoning. However, some stomach pain can be as a result of a food intolerance. If you regularly experience stomach pain during or after eating,...
Am I allergic to yeast?

Am I allergic to yeast?

Allergies to dietary yeast don’t receive a lot of attention but they are more common than many people realise, and they are a possibility worth considering if you routinely experience such symptoms as cramps, bloating, rashes or diarrhea after eating.  In recipes,...