Our Newsletter – GUT INSTINCT
Get our tips for great gut health, information on advances in digestive medicine, recipes… and more.
Issue 2, 2022
May is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month so we discuss the symptoms of these inflammatory bowel conditions, how they are diagnosed and managed. We also provide a ‘Looking after your bowels’ checklist and highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening.
Issue 1, 2022
In this issue, we highlight a recent study that showed that an increase in dietary vitamin D may reduce bowel cancer risk in people under 50 years. We also discuss recent guidelines for proton pump inhibitor therapy, the importance of staying hydrated for your gut, and we share a delicious banana cake recipe.
Issue 4, 2021
In this issue, we highlight that bowel cancer is no longer an older person’s disease. Incidence rates of bowel cancer are increasing in younger people, and we discuss possible reasons why. We also discuss C. difficile infection (which can arise following a course of antibiotics), including symptoms and treatment.
Issue 3, 2021
In this issue, we discuss the importance of feeding your gut microbiota, the difference between prebiotics and probiotics, and we mention a recent change to the recommended age for bowel cancer screening in the US.
Issue 2, 2021
In this issue, we focus on being proactive about looking after the health of your bowel. We discuss the importance of bowel cancer screening and provide tips for increasing your fibre intake.
Issue 1, 2021
In this issue, we discuss what the COVID-19 vaccine means for those with IBD, and how the pandemic has affected screening for bowel cancer. We highlight why it’s important to know if it’s Coeliac disease or gluten intolerance and share a delicious recipe for a gluten free Persian Love cake.
Issue 4, 2020
In this issue, we interview Dr Josh Butt on his commitment to Regenerative Farming as a pathway to a healthier life for us all, and our planet. We also discuss a couple of food additives to be mindful of, and which sleep position is best for digestion.
Issue 3, 2020
In this issue we discuss the importance of fibre for good health and looking after yourself in lockdown. We also chat about the symptoms and treatment for hepatitis B & C, and have a recipe for a nutritious snack, the whole family will love.
Issue 2, 2020
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Issue 2 highlights the importance of screening for bowel cancer and why you should include fibre in your diet.
Issue 1, 2020
WELCOME to our first issue of GUT INSTINCT, our quarterly newsletter, Here you will read about all things gut-related – how to achieve great gut health, the latest advances in gut medicine, and personal pieces from our medical team. We hope you enjoy the read