Health and medical - Gastrointestinal

Expert advice on healthy eating for optimal gut and digestive health, preventing bowel cancer and managing conditions such as reflux, IBS and constipation.

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10 easy steps to a healthier gut

Probiotics, gut bacteria and microbiome are the latest nutrition buzzwords,...

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10 effective ways to fix constipation

Feeling all knotted up and tight inside? Our 10 expert...

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Is A2 milk easier to digest?

If your digestive system doesn’t agree with cow’s milk, A2...

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The health benefits of fermented foods

For decades fermentation was used to preserve foods, enhance shelf...

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What causes diarrhoea?

The digestive system breaks down everything you eat and drink...

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What foods help if your kid is constipated?

Dietitian and registered nurse Joanna Baker has some great tips...

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Diverse gut bacteria may help lower long-COVID risk

A diverse gut microbiome is thought to be a key...

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The health benefits of blueberries

They may be small — but blueberries pack a huge...

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Gas, bloating and bowel movements: What’s normal?

Farting, belching, wind, poo… It’s not exactly dinner table conversation,...

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Is goat’s milk good for you?

We asked nutritionist Amanda Hamilton why she believes more people...

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How to boost gut health if fermented foods...

Some people can't tolerate fermented foods, or don't like the...

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Centenarians’ gut bugs make disease-fighting acid

People who live to 100 and beyond seem to be...

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Can probiotics help with IBS?

Dietitian Marika Day explains how probiotics may be helpful in...

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What helps with sluggish digestion?

Dietitian, author and nutrition commentator Jamie Rose Chambers takes a...

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The health benefits of kiwifruit

From desserts and smoothies to salsas and ceviche, there are...

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The classic mistakes made on special diets

Have you gone ‘dairy free’? Need to avoid gluten? Trying...

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Special ‘straw’ shows promise as a cure for...

Everyone has a favourite home remedy for hiccups, from holding...

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Diverticulitis: Symptoms, causes and what to eat

Diverticular disease is one of the most common health problems...
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