Just Published in Paperback
Our book, Cooking for the Sensitive Gut has just come out in paperback It is a curious fact that at a time when those of us living in the so … Continue reading
Beano revisited: could enzyme treatment ever replace the low FODMAP diet?
In 1783, Benjamin Franklin wrote ‘it is universally well known, that in digesting our common food, there is created or produced in the bowels of human creatures, a great quantity … Continue reading
De Profundis: Gluten, FODMAPS, Probiotics and Anguish from the Bowel.
The Royal Victoria Hotel in Sheffield, with its imposing red brick facade and the faded grandeur of its interior has not changed much since Oscar Wilde stayed there over a hundred … Continue reading
Finding the person you can be; a recipe for recovery and success.
It has been a while since I last wrote a post for this blog. I have been away on the farther flung British Islands in search of the space to … Continue reading
Gluten Wars: No smoke without fire.
Chapter 7 of Professor David Sanders new book, ‘Gluten Attack’, is entitled Sheffield: Centre of The Gluten Universe. The Royal Hallamshire Hospital accommodates the Sheffield Institute of Gluten Related Disorders, … Continue reading
When fat intolerance becomes Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction.
Mary has had constipation-predominant IBS for most of her adult life. She also has severe intolerance to fats and more recently a lot of other foods, which give her … Continue reading
‘The pain and the bloating come on as soon as I’ve eaten and then the diarrhoea starts.’
So is this food intolerance? As pointed out in a recent post by Jaci Barrett from the Monash Group, entitled The Timing of Symptoms, the symptoms of food intolerance caused … Continue reading
Cooking for The Sensitive Gut at the Ilkley Literature Festival
Do you have IBS and struggle to know what you can eat? Then why not come and see our lecture demonstration at The Ilkley Literature Festival in St Margaret’s Hall … Continue reading
Milk intolerance; it’s not just lactose.
Lactose Intolerance is a common ‘cause’ of bloating, flatulence, pain and diarrhoea. This is usually assumed to be due to deficiency of lactase or beta galalactosidase, the enzyme secreted by … Continue reading
Do spices make IBS worse?
It all depends. Most spices, such as turmeric, ginger, peppermint, cumin, coriander are soothing to the sensitive gut, so there is no need to avoid spicy food if you have … Continue reading