Symptoms, Aches & Pains
March 23, 2015

Why do I have stomach pain?

Not again! Where is this pain in my stomach coming from? Do stomach cramps hit you when you least expect them? There are some obvious causes for stomach cramps, like the tummy bug or food poisoning, but what about unexpected causes? Here are 5 reasons that might be behind your mysterious pain. (more…)
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Gut & digestion
June 2, 2014

10 Symptoms of gluten intolerance

Does eating a pizza leave you feeling bloated and uncomfortable? Do you often struggle with headaches, migraines and other symptoms like heartburn? The answer, it turns out, could be sitting on your plate. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley, and around 1 in 10 people have an intolerance to it. Could you be one of them? If you battle with any combination of these symptoms, then you could be gluten intolerant. To be sure though, speak to your doctor about getting tested. The main symptoms are: Feeling bloated and uncomfortable, especially when you eat bread, pasta…
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Food & nutritionGut & digestion
May 12, 2014

Before you go gluten-free, find out what exactly gluten is

Earlier today, we posted a hilarious Jimmy Kimmel video in which his crew takes to the streets to ask health conscious people the question: “What is gluten?”. To our surprise, not a lot of them actually knew, even though they claimed to follow a gluten-free diet! OK, so most people know that gluten is found is foods like bread, pastries and pastas, but that seems to be where the understanding ends. (more…)
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