Abdominal & Diarrhoea

Could you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Do you experience unpredictable diarrhoea, abdominal pain, bloody stools, fever, and fatigue? Have you ever spoken to your doctor about these symptoms? Perhaps you may have undiagnosed Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) includes both Crohn’s Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC). It is a life-long relapsing and remitting condition characterised by chronic inflammation…

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Food, Your Gut and Impact on Your Mood

If you feel happier in the warmer months and notice yourself eating a greater variety of fresh, seasonal produce compared to the cooler months, it may not just be the sunshine lifting your mood. Ever wonder why you feel butterflies in your stomach when you are nervous or excited? Or why you feel sick to…

Dietitian home visits

Our 6 Key Steps to Achieve Optimised Nutrition.

If you are yet to have a consultation with an Optimum Intake Dietitian, here are 6 ways in which we assist our clients: Challenging diet culture– We are all exposed to various avenues of dieting messages that are at least partly influenced by society’s dieting culture. This is leading to much confusion and frustration when…

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Holiday Eating

As the end of the year approaches, silly season is upon us as holiday festivities begin. Whether you are staying home with loved ones, going on a holiday, or spending time with distant relatives- there’s often one common and unavoidable aspect of this time of the year- FOOD. For some people, food doesn’t get a…