Gluten Allergy Fact Sheet

Gluten Allergy & Intolerance 🌾 What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in cereals like wheat, spelt, rye and barley. It helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten is often mistaken for a carbohydrate, however carbohydrates are actually sugars and starches. . ℹ️ What [...]

By |2018-10-04T10:24:06+01:00October 4th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheets|

Low Sugar, no added sugar and sugar free?

Low sugar, no added sugar, sugar free. So many different terms but what do they all mean? It’s easy to get lost and confused with all the different labels, and with the UK sugar tax coming into action, we thought we would help explain them. . Sugar Free Let’s start with the easiest one [...]

By |2018-04-10T12:14:06+01:00April 10th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheets|

IBS: Things you need to know

First of all - What is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition. It has shown to affect more women than men, and involves either or both recurring abdominal pain, and discomfort linked with a change in the form or frequency of your stool. Interestingly, IBS has not been found to be [...]

By |2018-04-06T11:51:15+01:00April 6th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheets|

What is Mindful Eating?

Simply: Mindful eating is eating with awareness What Mindful Eating means Mindful eating is not a diet. It uses a form of meditation called mindfulness, which helps you acknowledge and manage your emotions and physical sensations. Using this approach will help you reach a state of full awareness to your experiences, cravings, and physical [...]

By |2018-02-21T11:42:31+01:00February 21st, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheets|

Where Do You Get Your Protein From?

One of the most common questions around plant-based diets is: where do you get you protein from? And rightly so, it’s essential to make sure your diet is balanced. Since meat and other animal products are major sources of protein, fats and minerals, it’s important to know what the best alternatives are. A plant [...]

By |2018-01-02T16:11:59+01:00July 12th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

The Dairy-Free Fact Sheet

Dairy milk is, undeniably, an excellent source of nutrients that are vital to good health. However with many people suffering from lactose intolerance or dairy allergy, or simply omitting dairy from their diet for other reasons, it’s important to understand what major nutrients dairy provides, and how they can be replaced in its absence. [...]

By |2018-01-02T16:24:36+01:00June 1st, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

What is Coeliac Disease?

Thanks to an increase in demand for gluten-free products, coeliac disease has been in the media spotlight lately. However, there is still some misunderstanding about what it actually is and what living with this condition can mean for people. What is Coeliac Disease? Coeliac Disease Symptoms Gluten Containing Foods How Spoon Guru Can Help Further [...]

By |2017-12-01T11:59:59+01:00April 6th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

Food Allergies – What they Are & How We Can Help

Over the last 20 years the amount of people suffering from food allergies have risen dramatically. Studies show that In the UK at least 1 in 14 children under the age of 3 suffer from food allergies, although many will grow out out of it. We’ve put together some important information about the difference between [...]

By |2017-12-01T12:00:57+01:00March 31st, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

IBS & The Low FODMAP Diet

What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, long term condition of the digestive system that is thought to affect 10-20% of the global population. Women and people under the age of 50 are most commonly affected, with symptoms including lower abdominal pain, bloating, wind, and altered bowel habits such as constipation [...]

By |2018-01-22T14:19:31+01:00March 24th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|