Slippery Elm: what is it and why is it beneficial to the gut?

What is Slippery Elm?

I had my follow up call with my YorkTest nutritionist a couple of weeks ago and I explained that, when I first cut out dairy, my symptoms significantly reduced. But over the past month, I’ve been really struggling with bloating despite still not eating dairy. She advised me to start taking Slippery Elm. She gave me some brief information about why Slippery Elm is beneficial for the gut so I decided to do some additional research before starting to take it. Here’s what I found…

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My pick of the best recipe books for health and fitness

My pick of the best recipe books for health and fitness

Before I met my partner, my meals very much had a theme; meat or fish with salad. No marinades, no homemade dressings, just very simple and very ‘same-y’. Don’t get me wrong, I had a couple of ‘signature’ dishes if I needed to pull out the big guns, but as a rule that was what I ate. It wasn’t that I couldn’t cook, it was more that I liked to go to the gym after work so by the time I got home, I just wanted something quick and easy that would fill a hole.

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