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Take Control – a podcast for people with IBS

Take Control – a podcast for people with IBS

We are so incredibly proud to be sponsoring Kirsten Jackson's, The IBS Dietitian, Podcast, series 3. 'Take Control - a podcast for people with IBS' is packed full of amazing information and insights, with multiple guest speakers including our Founder Bay, Dr Will...

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Introducing Mighty Small, the supermarket of small brands

Introducing Mighty Small, the supermarket of small brands

At Mighty Small, we’re all about supporting the most exciting British independent brands that offer tasty and unique food and drink. That’s why we created our online shop with exclusively small brands that want to make a big difference. We’re proud to offer Bay’s...

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Dairy & IBS… What’s The Link?

Dairy & IBS… What’s The Link?

Dairy foods are often accused of triggering IBS symptoms, but as Dietitian Laura Tilt explains, for most people with IBS, there’s no need to avoid dairy completely. What Are Dairy Foods? Dairy foods are described as milk, and any foods made from milk, including...

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Fibre & IBS

Fibre & IBS

If you’ve been following the gut health movement, you’ll probably have heard that a high fibre diet is beneficial for the gut and its microbes. But what if you’ve got IBS? Is a high fibre diet still a good idea, or can it make your symptoms worse? Here’s what you need...

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Stress & IBS – What’s The Link?

Stress & IBS – What’s The Link?

Stress - it’s something we all experience, but if you have IBS, it can be particularly problematic for your gut. Let's talk about stress Described as the reaction we have to being put under pressure, stress is something we all experience from time to time. It can...

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Low FODMAP Meal Plan – One Day Sample

Low FODMAP Meal Plan – One Day Sample

One of the biggest challenges to getting started with a low FODMAP diet is knowing what to eat! Take some inspiration with our one-day sample Low FODMAP meal plan, designed by FODMAP trained dietitian Laura Tilt. Scroll down to see our meal plan infographic, which you...

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5 Steps to Successful FODMAP Reintroduction

5 Steps to Successful FODMAP Reintroduction

The second stage of the FODMAP diet (also known as FODMAP reintroduction) doesn’t get much airtime, but it’s arguably the most important part. Here’s how to get it right. Low FODMAP Isn’t Forever If you’ve found your IBS symptoms have improved whilst following a low...

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What is IBS?

What is IBS?

IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - a digestive condition nearly 1 in 5 suffer with.  What is IBS? You may have heard of IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you may have it, or know others who have been diagnosed with the condition, but what actually is it? In the...

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10 Steps To Success With Low FODMAP Elimination

10 Steps To Success With Low FODMAP Elimination

The FODMAP diet is a 3-step elimination diet which helps to identify foods that trigger your IBS symptoms. It was developed in Monash University in Australia and is now one of the leading therapies for IBS. The diet is an effective route to managing IBS symptoms, but...

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An Interview With The ‘Low FODMAPPER’, Haley Brown

An Interview With The ‘Low FODMAPPER’, Haley Brown

This interview is with Haley Brown, author of the popular blog 'Low Fodmapper' and creator of a new Low FODMAP eBook. Suffering with digestive issues? Following a low FODMAP diet? Then read on to find out what happened to Haley and how she eventually found the help...

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How To Eat Healthily On A Low FODMAP Diet

How To Eat Healthily On A Low FODMAP Diet

Following a low FODMAP diet? Here’s our advice on getting a healthy balance. The first stage of a low FODMAP diet (known as elimination) involves swapping high FODMAP foods for low FODMAP alternatives for a period of  2-6 weeks, to see if IBS symptoms improve. As with...

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IBS & Low FODMAP Glossary

IBS & Low FODMAP Glossary

If you have been suffering with IBS, or looked at the Low FODMAP Diet, the chances are you have comeacross lots of medical and techincal jargon that probably makes very little sense! So we have put together this IBS & Low FODMAP Glossary, to make sense of all...

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5 Steps For Managing IBS Before You Try The FODMAP Diet

5 Steps For Managing IBS Before You Try The FODMAP Diet

The Low FODMAP Diet is a popular approach to managing IBS symptoms, but it’s not necessarily the first step that’s recommended. So what comes first in terms of symptom relief? It was over ten years ago that a team of researchers at Monash University discovered that a...

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Just been diagnosed with IBS?…

Just been diagnosed with IBS?…

…Then you have come to the right place! If you have started to panic, there is no need to!  My Story  In November 2015, my doctor told me I have IBS. I had thought about it before, had paid for expensive and (since found out, unreliable) food intolerance tests and...

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What Is A Low Fodmap Diet & Where Do I Start?

What Is A Low Fodmap Diet & Where Do I Start?

If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chances are you’ve heard of the low FODMAP diet. But what is it, and how do you know if it’s right for you? IBS Explained IBS is a common digestive condition which affects how the gut moves and functions, causing symptoms...

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Top 5 resources for those suffering with IBS (in UK)

Top 5 resources for those suffering with IBS (in UK)

I have been suffering with IBS for many years and have worked my way through to my personalised Low FODMAP Diet. I still suffer with flareups, but they are much fewer and further between now and I can manage my symptoms so much better. Below are the top 5 resources...

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Following a Low FODMAP & Vegetarian Diet

Following a Low FODMAP & Vegetarian Diet

It’s January 2020 and I have decided to be vegetarian for a month! Hundreds of thousands of people follow the ‘Veganuary’ trend and try being vegan for the month of January. I have decided however to try becoming vegetarian first – maybe I’ll be vegan next January!...

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Low FODMAP Diet & IBS Top 10 Series

Low FODMAP Diet & IBS Top 10 Series

April is IBS Awareness Month, however due to the current situation  (Covid-19) it hasn’t been the usual hype of activity. However, at Bay’s Kitchen we still felt it was really important to raise awareness of the condition and do what we can to help – we might all be...

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Taking Care Of A Sensitive Gut After Christmas

Taking Care Of A Sensitive Gut After Christmas

Dealing with a surge of gut symptoms after Christmas? We asked dietitian Laura Tilt (@nutritilty) for some advice on managing the festive fallout.It’s quite normal to experience more gut symptoms than usual both during and after the festive season - the combination of...

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Preparing for a FODMAP Friendly Christmas

Preparing for a FODMAP Friendly Christmas

Following a low FODMAP diet over Christmas can be tricky, but a little forward thinking can help to minimise any symptom flares. We asked dietitian Laura Tilt (@nutritilty) for her top tips for the festive season ahead. Plan Ahead Just like when starting out on the...

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Travelling whilst on the Low FODMAP Diet

Travelling whilst on the Low FODMAP Diet

The Low FODMAP Diet can be hard to follow at the best of times, but what happens when you're on holiday or travelling with work, and you're away from home surrounded by foreign foods and a foreign language? Sophie Bibbs, who we recently interviewed (you can read the...

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Top 10 ways to destress

Top 10 ways to destress

Stress is a major factor for those suffering with IBS and other digestive issues. It has been proven in some cases, large amounts of stress (be it down to a new job, grievance, or other factors in your life) has been the trigger of some people's IBS. Whether your IBS...

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Interview with Sophie Bibbs

Interview with Sophie Bibbs

We recently interviewed Health Coach Sophie Bibbs and here is what she had to say! My name is Sophie Bibbs, and I am a digestive health coach who helps women struggling with IBS and uncomfortable digestive problems to take control of their gut. I work virtually with...

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New support programme for anyone with IBS

New support programme for anyone with IBS

As many as 20% of the British population suffers with irritable bowel syndrome, according to charity The IBS Network. The exact causes of this longstanding, incurable condition, which affects more women than men, are unclear, but among its main symptoms are abdominal...

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Managing your IBS at Christmas

Managing your IBS at Christmas

Christmas is literally just around the corner and it's such an exciting time of they year, with Christmas Parties, families getting together, Father Christmas visiting the little people in our lives, mint matchmakers are back on sale... I could go on! However, for...

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Which supermarkets are best to shop ‘free from’?

Which supermarkets are best to shop ‘free from’?

One of the reasons I developed the Bay's Kitchen brand is because after being diagnosed with IBS and handed a scrap of paper saying 'FODMAP' I then spent hours upon hours for the next few months in supermarkets scanning the shelves and reading the back labels of...

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Interview with Kirsten Jackson

Interview with Kirsten Jackson

Welcome to our latest interview blog post... welcoming Kirsten Jackson! Kirsten is a Dietician, who also founded The Food Treatment Clinic. Kirsten has a passion for providing more support to help us overcome our tummy issues! Welcome Kirsten! Please can you introduce...

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