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Gallstone symptoms to watch out for

The gallbladder is a small organ that sits underneath the liver, storing bile to help process fats. When the gallbladder gets clogged, however, little pebble-like formations appear made up of cholesterol, bile and other pigments, called gallstones. They range from size and colour, and can be completely asymptomatic for 60-80% of people. However, when there…

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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…

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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…

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When Food is not your Friend

Food reactions can be super frustrating. You know something is making you feel unwell, but figuring out what can be a guessing game! Is it an allergy or intolerance? How can you tell the difference? Or could it be something else? And most importantly of all, what can you do about it?? There are actually…