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Topic: Diet

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
However, weight loss surgery isn’t something that should be entered into lightly and the options available to you can seem daunting at first.  In this article, bariatric surgeon Mr Sanjay Purkayastha talks through the most common surgeries available and the pros and cons of each. Why should I have weight loss surgery? Although an invasive... read more about Weight Loss Surgery: What are the Options?
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