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Inflammatory Bowel Disease- have you got an angry gut?

If your tummy often feels sore, you regularly suffer with diarrhoea, have experienced weight loss and/or feel extreme tiredness, you could have an angry gut. Whether it is just your intestines that are inflamed or your whole digestive tract is affected, the first step (once the inflammation has been confirmed) is to reduce your intake of any aggravating foods and

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Montmorency Cherry – what’s so good about it?

About Montmorency cherries Montmorency cherries are a variety of tart cherry called “Prunus Cerasus”. They are part of the light red amarelle cultivar of sour cherries, in contrast to the dark red Morello cultivar. They grow mainly in the United States (over 70%), but can also be found in Canada and France. Traditionally used in cooking, Montmorency cherries have recently

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Can’t beat a beet!

So you think you know beetroot – the humble root vegetable, so often found in pantries in its pickled form since World War II. But truly, it is so much more. In fact, it is a nutritional powerhouse now widely regarded as a superfood! Humble beginnings The beetroot is no stranger to the average household. Also known as “table beet”,

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