Derticulitis sufferer

10 fibre sources for Diverticulitis

The term Diverticular disease covers both diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is the formation of sacs in the bowel wall due to herniation. Diverticulitis is when the diverticular (or the sacs) become infected, causing inflammation, and even perforation of the bowel wall. The symptoms linked with this vary, but include excessive flatulence, bloating, nausea, abdominal pain,…

10 Foods that trigger gout

Gout is a painful condition that usually involves severe pain and swelling of the big toe, and can cause fever, chills and can be a very intense experience that lasts anywhere from one day to two weeks. We know that most cases of gout are due to high levels of uric acid, forming crystals that…

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Let’s start by doing a bit of maths! Each school year has four, ten-week terms, and each week is 5 days. That’s 5 x 40 = 200 school lunches per year. Times it by 13 years = 2600 lunches that you have to pack during your child’s school career! When we look at how we…