gut health


View Healthy Coconut Choc Bars

Healthy Coconut Choc Bars

These are so much healthier than shop bought tropical coconut chocolate bars, and really feel like a treat! To make the base: 200g desiccated coconut 150g coconut oil (melted) 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 tbsp. raw honey or alternative sweetener Combine all ingredients and press into a lined tin. Chill in the fridge for 1…

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View Key Lime Avocado Pie – Delicious Raw Desert

Key Lime Avocado Pie – Delicious Raw Desert

This delicious raw desert is extremely easy to make. The filling is made mostly from avocado, which are rich in healthy fats. Unlike when you eat a regular dessert after eating this pie you feel energised rather than sluggish.Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, egg free, nut free… but definitely not taste free.  Whenever…

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View N’Oatmeal – The New Oatmeal

N’Oatmeal – The New Oatmeal

Porridge or oatmeal traditionally made with oats and milk is how millions start their morning each day. Unfortunately, traditional oatmeal is very limited in the nutrition it offers and the high content of carbohydrate compared to proteins and fats can cause a spike in blood sugar leaving us feeling tired by mid-morning. Many people are…

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View Fermented Spiced Pickle

Fermented Spiced Pickle

Looking for another way to include fermented foods in your daily diet?  Try this delicious pickle made with all natural ingredients and no additives or preservatives.  It’s so easy to make and perfect with meats, crackers or cheeses. Ingredients 1 Granny smith apple finely chopped 1 Onion Finely chopped 2 sticks of celery chopped large…

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View Super Smoothie

Super Smoothie

Super Smoothie Recipes A Smoothie can range from the dynamically healthy to the downright decadent and deserving of a junk food label (yes, really!). This is the first in the series of dynamically healthy smoothies that you can make quickly and easily for you and your whole family. Be sure to shop for all the…

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View International IBS month

International IBS month

IBS can be a result of having a dysfunctional microbiome in the gut – a condition called ‘dysbiosis’. One current theory is that food intolerances are very key factors, so making changes to your diet can help in many cases. We at the Taymount Clinic advise not to simply switch from gluten-containing foods straight into gluten-free foods, we also advise to reduce sugar in the diet as well as this is thought to be inflammatory and helps to feed an imbalance in the gut flora.

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