Posts in the ‘Digestive Conditions’ Category

Irritable Bowel Sydrome

March 5th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder of the large intestine with no evidence of accompanying infection or structural defect. Though the causes for IBS are not completely clear, physiological, psychological and dietary factors have all been linked to this condition, including excessive numbers of bacteria in the intestines. Dietary Treatment Considerations The goalsRead the rest of this entry…

You Are What You Eat! Or, is it, You Are What You Absorb?

August 24th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Think of your body as a finely tuned engine, and food as its fuel. If you are not completely digesting the foods you are eating and absorbing their nutrients, you’re not adequately fuelling your body. The lack of adequate fuel, or the inability to use it properly, can lead to a variety of health problems.Read the rest of this entry…