Nutrition and diet

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In IBS, FODMAPS (found in many plant foods) can trigger unpleasant gastro symptoms. These include bloating, gas, diarrhoea, and constipation. If you have IBS, this can make following a plant-based diet hard. The biggest issues is that most protein-rich plant foods contain one or more FODMAPS. But armed with knowledge and simple strategies, an IBS …

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How does a vegan or plant-based ketogenic diet stack up against traditional keto? Is there even such a thing as a plant-based keto diet? Yes…you can be plant-based and keto Granted, it’s harder and takes more planning, but there are many benefits to the plant-based versions of keto, over meat-heavy ones. What is keto? Essentially …

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Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise as the problems with the current food systems and standard Western diets become increasingly hard to ignore. As a plant-based dietitian, I feel qualified to share some tips on starting a plant-based or vegan diet for beginners. I’ve helped many people with this over the years and …

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Setting the record straight The same, tired old stories about soy pop up in the media every now and then – even though current evidence about soy is overwhelmingly – and increasingly – positive. Sadly, people continue to avoid soy because of old misconceptions. So let’s look at the facts. What is soy? Soy is …

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There is good evidence that when combined with a calorie-controlled diet and exercise, meal replacements can be an effective weight loss strategy. They help people eat fewer calories by temporarily replacing one or two meals per day with a protein-based supplement. As there are more plant-based options on the market than ever before, it’s important …

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