Ever get that energy slump?

Do you ever get that mid-afternoon slump? While fatigue is a massive problem for people with Crohn’s and Colitis, it seems these days like 90% of the population are struggling with energy to some extent. The mid-afternoon slump is so common now you’re almost a freak of nature if you aren’t falling asleep at 2pm…

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8 Foods for better skin

We’ve recently been treating my daughter Sophie for ringworm (which basically resulted in her having lots of little rashes on her body and face). Fortunately it seems to be clearing up now but for a while it got quite bad. Skin issues like this can be quite common in babies around her age, but are…

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Advanced Candida

Do you ever get really bad sugar cravings? Or suffer from skin problems, thrush, fatigue, brain fog, frequent UTI’s, hair thinning, or unexplained digestive issues? If so, yeast / Candida overgrowth could be a cause of your symptoms. Candida is a type of yeast or fungus. Everyone has small amounts of Candida within their mouth…

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Vikash’s Ulcerative Colitis Story

Vikash came to me last year. He had been struggling with his Ulcerative Colitis. He had kindly recorded this video to tell us his story of how he transformed his health… While Vikash isn’t 100% symptom free all of the time, he is 95% of the way there and has got to a place where…

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

When I first met my wife, I didn’t really know much about Ulcerative Colitis. I knew she was in a lot of pain almost all the time, and could see how the frequent urgent bowel movements controlled her life. But what struck me most was how fatigued she was. Even the smallest of tasks would…

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The Problem with Slimming World

I’ve been eating a few takeaways lately (not many posts from a nutritionist start like that, do they?!). Most Saturday nights for the past few weeks at least I’ve found myself either in the curry house, or the local Thai picking up a takeaway for Donna and myself. Places like a Chinese takeaway, McDonalds, and…

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Would you struggle to eat well?

Are you an ice cream fan? I definitely am, and am finding myself tucking into it more of it than ever lately now the days are ever so slightly starting to get a bit warmer and lighter! My old choice used to either be Caramel Chew Chew from Ben n Jerrys. Then that got pipped…

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Simon’s Ulcerative Colitis Story

Simon came to be last year suffering with his Ulcerative colitis. In his own words, this is his story… “Hi All. My name is Simon, I am a South African living in South Africa (not to be confused with the many living in the UK).  I was first diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in about 2004…

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Studies to help you sleep better

How well do you sleep? How often do you sleep throughout the night, without waking once (even for a wee), and then wake up feeling completely rested, ready to attack the day ahead? For me personally, since Sophie was born, I’m not sure that’s happened once to be honest. And I miss it! The quality…

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Naomi’s Ulcerative Colitis Story

Naomi (picture below) came to me last year really struggling with Ulcerative Colitis. It was controlling her life to a huge extent and left her in pain, fatigued, and frequently on the toilet. In her own words, this is her story: “Back in 2000 I started to suffer badly with stomach cramps which I was…

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