Should You Try Intermittent Fasting? the Evidence.

Should You Try Intermittent Fasting? the Evidence.

Health
Have you ever wanted to: - Do a lot less cooking and cleaning?- Lose weight without starvation?- Spend less on food?- Target belly fat reduction? Then intermittent fasting may work for you! For most people, the call to try intermittent fasting comes from the desire to lose weight. While this may be the most recognised benefit of the diet, or more so, eating routine, there are other benefits too. Intermittent fasting (IF) is a type of eating pattern that requires you to skip one or more meals for a particular amount of time. Skipping meals allows you to automatically “cut calories”, giving you a calorie deficit that allows you to eat relatively freely at your other meal times. No calorie counting, macros or points to calculate. Plus you get the…
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What Is SIBO? (And How Do You Know If You Have It?)

What Is SIBO? (And How Do You Know If You Have It?)

GI Disorders
Do you suffer from chronic diarrhoea or constipation? Experiencing regular bloating and abdominal pain? Or perhaps you’ve eliminated certain foods from your diet but haven’t seen much improvement in your symptoms…. You might have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO for short. What is SIBO? SIBO is defined as excessive bacteria in the small intestine. Naturally, our digestive tract is full of bacteria but the bulk of them are found in our large intestine, not our small intestine. (1) In comparison to our large intestine, the small intestine has relatively low levels of bacteria. This is the space in our digestive system where food mixes with digestive juices and nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream. When bacteria from the large intestine overflow into the small intestine and take over, they…
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