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Topic: Diet

Christmas is meant to be a time of joy, a time to socialise with family and friends over food and drink. But more than a third of Brits (35%) are left with a bad taste in their mouth as the festive season exacerbates digestive complaints. read more about Christmas cramps: A third of Brits with digestive problems say symptoms get worse over Christmas
Diabetes is a public health crisis. According to the charity Diabetes UK, of those aged over 40 in the UK, it’s estimated that 1 in 10 have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (Type 2 makes up 90% of diabetes diagnoses). Increasing numbers of younger people are being diagnosed with Type 2 as well. read more about 4 top tips to prevent Type 2 diabetes
Many people find it difficult or embarrassing to talk about their bowels and bowel habits, but despite it not being spoken about in public very much, bowel cancer is more common than you might think. read more about Everything you’ve wanted to know about bowel cancer
As Christmas draws closer and the fridge gets fuller, you may be looking for ways to alleviate some uncomfortable stomach and bowel problems that are common around Christmas time. But rather than reaching for the Rennie, Mr James Kinross has offered some advice to not only help your digestion over the festive period, but stave off longer term problems that my occur. read more about How to have a gut friendly Christmas
In this article, we speak to King Edward VII’s Hospital consultant, Dr Ed Seward, about IBD, what the symptoms are, getting a correct diagnosis and what support is available. What is IBD? IBD is a condition that results in gut inflammation. Both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis cause similar symptoms and can have a significant... read more about Understanding IBD and how you can manage it
If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure and are obese, you may be recommended weight loss surgery (known as ‘bariatric surgery’). read more about Weight Loss Surgery: What are the Options?
Bowel cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK. Treatment can be faster, safer and more precise if you’re diagnosed early. read more about Your questions about bowel cancer, answered
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, can often be viewed as an invisible condition with no real, definitive diagnosis. People suffering with IBS often report that they have felt as though their symptoms are not taken seriously by both family and health professionals, and it can be understandably frustrating that tests, by definition, come back as normal. read more about IBS – what it is and what you can do about it
Over the last few years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of people following gluten-free diets, reflected in an increased consumer demand for gluten-free food products and recipes. read more about The gluten-free diet: everything you need to know
Coeliac disease is a condition that causes the small intestine to become inflamed, meaning that it’s unable to absorb nutrients from food that the body needs. read more about Gluten intolerance, allergy or something else? Diagnosing coeliac disease