Linda's Blog

Welcome to my blog! Here I’ll share my inside knowledge for leading a life free of “tummy troubles” – enjoy! Linda Booth

Flaxseed

Flaxseed Cookies

Try our delicious heart-healthy, hormone-supporting cookies! The most well-known sources of omega 3 fatty acids are fish oil and fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, trout, and tuna. This can make it challenging for vegans, vegetarians, or even those who simply dislike fish to meet their omega 3 fatty acid needs. Omega 3 fatty acids […]

January Reboot

The January Reboot – How to restore your digestive health after overdoing it!

January is upon us and so are the countless number of fad diets, ‘lose weight quick’ exercise regimes and detox plans. Here at Just for Tummies, we don’t advocate crash dieting, or dieting at all for that matter, so we’re taking a different approach towards getting your health back on track in 2022. Before explaining […]

Sugary Drinks & Bowel Cancer

Soft drinks can cause bowel cancer

Cancer can strike anyone, but sometimes certain lifestyle decisions could increase the risk. Recent research published in Gut journal suggests that sugar-sweetened drinks could be doubling the risk of bowel cancer. Considered the second biggest cancer killer, bowel cancer is caused by cells changing and growing in the large bowel, which is made up of […]

cleansing after Christmas

10 top tips for detoxing and cleansing after Christmas

First, lighten up your toxin load. Eliminate alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, refined sugars, and saturated fats, all of which act as toxins in the body and are obstacles to your healing process. Also, minimise the use of chemical-based household cleaners and personal health care products (cleansers, shampoos, deodorants and toothpastes), and substitute natural alternatives. Eat plenty […]

You can't drug yourself into be healthy

You can’t drug yourself to better health!

Pharmaceutical companies are there to make a profit.  They don’t have a legal responsibility to give you the best treatment.  Between 2009 and 2014, most of the top 10 pharma companies had paid fines of around $13 billion for hiding data on harms, illegal marketing of drugs and manipulation of results. The British Medical Journal […]

Vitamin D

Importance of Vitamin D

Now we are going into Winter with darker days and less sunshine, it’s important that people understand the importance of Vitamin D and getting properly tested if they suspect their levels are low. The most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your body is the 25-hydroxy vitamin D blood test. A […]

Food Poisoning

Is food poisoning dangerous?

An attack of food poisoning can be pretty grim, and more than half a million of us have to deal with it every year. That’s the official figure – the true number is probably even higher, as many won’t bother their GP about it. Typically, symptoms don’t last longer than a few days, however, in […]

colonoscopy

Colonoscopy – It’s only your bum – don’t be dumb, go and get tested!

My most recent Facebook Live event featured a very special guest – my husband, Kevin. Earlier this year, following a 7-month delay due to Covid, Kevin’s bowel cancer screening test came back positive.  Kevin had to have a colonoscopy, followed by a procedure to have several polyps removed.  We wanted to highlight the importance of […]

Mental Health

Has poor gut health affected your mental health?

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives. But even though conditions which affect our mood are relatively commonplace, we still don’t really know what causes them. It’s likely due to a complicated combination of factors for most people. But recently scientists have identified a surprising […]

bacterial vaginosis

Stop UTIs, thrush and bacterial vaginosis from ruining your life! – Video

In my most recent Facebook Live event ‘Stop UTIs, thrush and BV from ruining your life’, I was joined by Just For Tummies nutritional therapist, Sophia Hill for an informative and detailed discussion about, among other things, how to prevent the misery of a UTI and make sure the painful and bothersome symptoms don’t keep […]