“Let them eat cake” We’ve all heard of the expression “let them eat cake” supposedly spoken by a princess to the people of France in a time of great poverty in society. For IBD sufferers ‘cake’ can be the stuff of dreams or vicarious food longing. If you have IBD, are coeliac or have food allergies … More Let IBD sufferers eat cake & sandwiches
Did you know your body has a second brain? Well, apparently it does and it’s called your gut. If you’re thinking this doesn’t include you because you don’t have tummy troubles, think again, the state of your gut is responsible for a lot more than you realise. The fact is that many medical problems have their origin … More Is it time to pimp your gut bacteria?
“You are what you eat” We hear this phrase a lot these days – I’ve always understood it as the notion that to be fit and healthy you need to eat good food. It got me thinking about how long the old adage had been around. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote in the ‘Physologie du Gout, ou … More Time to take literally the old adage “You are what you eat”
Today is special for two reasons – it’s Halloween and it’s the anniversary of my calmingcrohns blog. I set up calmingcrohns to share the learning of living with Crohn’s dis ease. In the last year, my blog has covered a number of subjects including dietary tips, the benefits of practicing yoga as well as posts … More Going ‘green’ isn’t just for Halloween
On a recent sojourn in ‘Tuscany, Italy a wonderful book found me: Papale Papale by Florentine chef Fabio Picchi…”Thoughts and recipes to nourish your soul.” As I wandered around the Marcato Centrale, or Mercato di San Lorenzo in Florence, three floors of foodie heaven from sublime local Tuscan produce to a food hall where you … More Nourish Your Soul Through Your Body And Mind