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Why is it that, knowing full well another bun and some extra cream on our hot chocolate are unlikely to do anything other than enlarge our outline whilst tickling our taste buds, we continually choose just those extra fattening, seemingly fascinating items to carry us through the day?
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How happy am I? Not only the scientific world, but also the world of geeks has validated my incessant message to chew, chew, chew. Scientists in the Netherlands discovered that aromas released during chewing boost a feeling of fullness by activating areas of the brain that signal satiety. Japanese research has shown that eating quickly could almost treble the risk of being overweight. Continue reading >
We often get calls on the topic of digestive ill-health on the A.Vogel Helpline and one of our most popular recent Live Chat discussions was on stomach bloating. So, it is clear that there are many, many people out there suffering from digestive upset of one sort or another.
Recently, our national newspapers report that both the US and UK drug watchdogs have issued new warnings about a class of medicines, known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) commonly prescribed by doctors for indigestion, acid reflux or heartburn. These drugs may also be available for purchase at lower doses without a prescription from your pharmacy, and work by reducing the production of stomach acid. Continue reading >
A female client in her early 40s came to see me because, having always run herself full tilt at life, holding down a highly pressurised job and relishing the challenge of endless deadlines and crisis management, she had suddenly found herself unable to get out of bed in the morning, crying for no reason, unable to do the simplest things, and feeling as if several trucks had run her down whilst she wasn’t looking. Continue reading >
Whether your problem is related to what you eat, when you eat or how you plan your diet, following these tips should help provide you with some ways of beating your bloating problems.
All are easy to follow and involve very little effort. Why not give them a go! Continue reading >