Living with IBS: My story and a few other bits and bobs

Ah the talk of bowel movement. Being a dietitian with a passion for gastroenterology, conversations behind closed doors don’t usually entail talk of green smoothies, your 5 a day and how to rid your thighs of cellulite. We try to figure out what causes the uncontrollable flatulence, how to avoid a mad hunt for bathrooms and ways to prevent your bowels from escaping your body in public. If you’re not into poop talk, then I bid you farewell! Here’s my bowel story and my struggles with IBS…Slide1

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In the Baker’s Den: The ultimate banana loaf and some cheeky amaranth balls

Nothing calms be down better than being in the kitchen and getting all experimental! Much of the recipes I post here are trial and errors, despite how basic they are! HOWEVER, given that I am not much of the professional baker, I am loving the end products! So here I am, sharing my two “Sandra’s gone pro-baker” recipes: The ultimate (and easiest) gluten-free banana and walnut loaf and some random popped amaranth and peanut butter balls! Bon Appetit! 

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Skin Essentials: Kicking off the year with a glow!

Finally! My first post of 2015 and we’re kicking off the year with how to get great-Looking skin. A number of readers and my past patients would always ask me about the secret to glowing skin. Frankly, there is no magical concoction. It entails a whole list of to do’s and definitely not scouring the isles for the latest wrinkle blasting, skin tightening, anti-ageing products. Here’s the deal…

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It’s Promo Time! 50% off subscription packages and get your pocket dietitian!

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As the holiday season approaches, why not get nutrition support throughout the winter months to avoid piling up the Kgs, boost your immunity and approach the new year a healthier you?!

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