Banana and Date Tea Cake Recipe

I thought it was about time I published a healthy recipe for those of you who need some light relief….a healthy cake that can suit all the different types of anti-inflammatory diet with a few substitutions of ingredients to suit your specific diet. Ingredients; 225g (8oz) Gluten Free Self Raising Flour (I use Doves) 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 75g (3oz) Fat … Continue reading Banana and Date Tea Cake Recipe

Different types of Anti-inflammatory Diets

  The reason it is so tricky deciding what to eat on an anti-inflammatory diet is that there are several versions of it….. Vegan version: no animal products at all, which can also include honey. In addition vegans also need to avoid substitute meat products as these can increase inflammation, as does glutinous wheat, spelt, kamut, barley and other grains. Soy products also need to … Continue reading Different types of Anti-inflammatory Diets

Red flag foods that cause intollerances, part 1

There are quite a few catagories of food that can cause intolerance in our digestive systems. One or two categories may be a problem for you, but it is very unlikely that all of them are. In my last blog I talked about elimination diets as a method of confirming which if any Red Flag foods cause issues with your digestion and or auto-immune disease. … Continue reading Red flag foods that cause intollerances, part 1

How does an auto-immune disease start?

Which conditions fall under the ‘auto-immune’ category of diseases? Well there are many of them, over a hundred actually, some of the more recognised include; Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis,  Multiple Sclerosis, Graves Disease, Psoriasis, Coeliac disease, Myasthenia gravis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Lupus, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Vitiligo, Alopecia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Eczema and Asthma to name but a few. In most cases, the … Continue reading How does an auto-immune disease start?