Nutrition Archives - Test Your Intolerance

Why Am I Always Bloated After Eating?

Feeling bloated after eating? – that uncomfortable, puffy sensation often felt after an over-indulgent meal. It occurs due to an excessive build-up of gas within the digestive system, and for many, can be easily avoided. However, if you’re experiencing frequent...

Vitamin D; The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D is most commonly produced by the body as a response to exposure to sunlight and ingesting through certain foods or dietary supplements. Vitamin D is not a vitamin, but a prohormone, the precursor to a hormone, this is because unlike vitamins, the body can...

We’ve All Been Lied to About Protein

It’s time to be honest, we’ve all been lied to about protein. Magazines, blogs and online forums all, knowingly or not, spread misinformation regarding how much of the stuff we should be eating. The truth is that despite what supplement companies and incentivised...

Could High GI Foods cause Depression?

Depression, diabetes and obesity are all widespread in the modern western world. Contemporary nutritional guidelines call for consuming more low GI (glycemic index) carbohydrates and less high GI foods. This is especially emphasised for those looking to eat healthier...

Home-Made Chocolate Recipe

The stereotype of women craving chocolate is fairly well deserved, and even makes sense nutritionally – as cocoa is quite a good source of magnesium. Magnesium is one of many essential nutrients, and it can also help relax the muscles – making it even more desirable...
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