Loving legumes


Legumes are rich in protein, iron and B vitamins, as well as high in both soluble and insoluble fiber. They are also inexpensive and can be prepared in so many ways. What’s not to like? Well…the gas. For some people it’s a minor issue, barely noticed, while for others it’s painful and miserable. But it doesn’t … Read more

Eat more oats

Eat oats more often. There are many reasons to do so. Oats: contain soluble fiber, which helps to lower blood sugar and LDL cholesterol contain insoluble fiber, which gives a feeling of satiety, as well as helping keep bowel function regular contain avenanthramide, a natural anti-inflammatory are inexpensive These crackers have a pleasant crunch and … Read more

FODMAPs diet: can it alleviate IBS?

If your doctor has ever said you have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), or if you suffer from chronic bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation, learn how the FODMAPs diet might be able to help you. When I started counselling, I was struck by the gap between the hope of IBS sufferers for relief through diet modifications and … Read more