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Many of the foods we eat can irritate and damage the very delicate and critically important digestive system in our bodies, which can in turn lead to anything from inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract to an immune response. Even…

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A food intolerance (otherwise known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity), is a condition of the digestive system. It involves some form of negative reaction, which is caused by the body’s inability to properly digest a particular food,…

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Dysbiosis is the technical name for a microbial imbalance on or inside the body; in other words, an imbalance of good versus bad bacteria. This condition most commonly affects the digestive tract (and, more particularly, the stomach and…

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Dietary fibre used to be referred to as 'bulk' or ‘roughage’, but we now know that it is so much more than that. Broadly speaking, fibre refers to a group of substances in plant foods (such as fruit, vegetables and grains) that can't be…

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There is a common misconception that, if you are slim, you don't need to keep active to stay healthy. But regular exercise is important for everyone, not just for those people who are carrying extra weight.

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The last thing you feel like when on holiday or travelling abroad is having to worry about a bout of diarrhoea! Unfortunately, however, so-...

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A 'balanced diet' is a popular topic, in the media, on the government's agenda and amongst the health conscious. Why? Because, it is an ess...

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Enzymes are clever little molecules of protein that are made from amino acid chains. They act as catalysts (or triggers) to bring about spec...

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Diabetes is a condition in which the body is unable to produce or properly use insulin - a hormone required for the conversion of sugar, sta...

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A good example of "hidden" ingredients are food additives. Almost everyone has heard of them, but how many of us actually take the time to f...

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