Archive | Digestive Disorders

The Autism Intensive – Online Summit

It is with great passion I want to share with you this online summit – The Autism Intensive.  January 10th-18th 2016. As you may know, one of the areas that we focus on here at Nourish-ed is that of Autism, ASD, ADHD and other neurological conditions. Working with children who have autism and ASD changed […]

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Rose Jellies – The Paleo take on Turkish Delight

Holistic Lifestyler, Jeremy Princi, recently declared his love for Turkish Delight, so I thought I’d give a paleo version a go – making it from corn starch was just not an option!   Aside from being delicious, this is another avenue for you to get more connective tissue healing gelatin into your diet.  Great for gut […]

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Beautiful Nourishing Bone Broth – a kitchen staple

A beautiful broth is one of our kitchen essentials for both nutritional and taste purposes.  Bone broths provide an incredible source of nutrition.  Exceptionally high in minerals and collagen, bone broth is an amazing healing food for the gut lining, skin, joints and connective tissue in general.  It’s a great source of easily absorbable protein […]

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What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an inflammatory condition of the colon (large intestine). The colon becomes inflamed developing swelling and ulcers. Individuals with chronic ulcerative colitis have a higher risk of developing colon cancer. UC can be mild in its early stage and develop rapidly into a more severe condition. There are periods between flare-ups where […]

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a condition of increased permeability between the mucosal cells that line the gastrointestinal tract. Normally these cells are very tightly “knit” together. In the case of LGS, microscopic gaps form between them allowing larger molecules of partially digested food and bacteria, yeasts and toxins to pass into the blood stream. […]

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional digestive disorder .It shares many of the same symptoms with other inflammatory digestive disorders but on investigation (with colonoscopy, x-ray or sigmoidoscopy) no structural abnormalities are found. Symptoms of IBS: abdominal pain constipation and / or diarrhoea irregular bowel motions (more than 3 per day, or less than […]

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What is Coeliac Disease?

The standard definition of coeliac disease is an intestinal disorder caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein present in wheat, oats, rye and barley and their grain relatives. Controversy surrounds the real cause of coeliac disease. It was only recently that the gluten-free diet was pronounced effective in the treatment of coeliac disease, yet […]

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Grain Free Bread Rolls

These grain free bread rolls are the bomb.  Most grain free breads are heavy and dense as bricks, suitable for use as weapons.  These guys though, there are soft and fluffy and not at all crumbly.  They are great room temperature and also delicious toasted.  If you prefer a loaf, you can just mould the […]

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