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IBS Awareness month...Are you one of the 12 million people in U.K. who suffer from IBS? Could a Low FODMAP diet help?

This month (April 2020) is IBS Awareness Month. But what is IBS, are you affected by it and how can you treat It? IBS can be triggered by food, stress and anxiety. Symptoms include stomach distension/ bloating, cramping, constipation and diahorrea. Less than 50% of people with symptoms seek help. If you suffer from these symptoms you should contact your GP who will check for celiac disease and other possible diagnoses too. Once IBS is diagnosed the next step is to understand what causes it.

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What is A Low Fodmap Diet?

Guest Blog by Nutritionist Rob Hobson   that Protein’s Blissful Raw Cacao Organic Super Protein has just become the first and only certified low fodmap protein powder in the U.K.  But what is a low fodmap diet and how can it help you ?  It’s a no brainer that diet is closely linked to good health and that the food we eat can influence our risk of disease as well as impacting on mood and other factors which dictate how we feel on a day-to-day basis.  Your gut and the bacteria that reside in it (your microbiota) have been shown to play a huge role in health.  This is where the magic happens as food is broken down and nutrients are...

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The health benefits (and myths) of coffee – it may even boost your workout!

Guest Blog by Nutritionist Rob Hobson  These days though scientists and health professionals are in agreement that a cup of Joe can actually benefit our health and may even help to improve your exercise performance.  One way to reap the benefits of coffee is by including it in your daily protein shake.  That Protein’s Chirpy Chirpy Choca Mocha Organic Super Protein contains real organic coffee so you can reap the benefits! Coffee may help you to live longer There has been a huge amount of interest surrounding coffee and the impact of caffeine on health and wellbeing.  Studies have shown that moderate coffee consumption (up to four cups per day) may be linked with a longer lifespan.  According to one...

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What's The Deal with Hemp Protein?

What’s the deal with hemp seed protein and why is it good for you? As veganism continues to grow in popularity so does the availability of foods that help vegans to achieve a nutritious balanced diet.   One area of the diet particularly important for vegans to consider is protein which is required for growth and repair within the body.   Protein can be found in many plant foods, but seeds are a particularly good source and this incudes hemp.   

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