Bitesize Chunks on Gastro: 3. Symptoms

Gastroenteritis is mainly characterised by nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. However, since there are a variety of causes of gastro, symptoms can differ slightly depending on the particular causative ‘bug’. Rotavirus Tummy bugs caused by Rotavirus are characterised by the usual vomiting and diarrhoea, but distinctive to Rotavirus, is that fact that the diarrhoea usually persists for quite…

Neocate Ice Cream for the Super Sensitive

There is so much I will be posting about Food Intolerance in the near future. My own children were diagnosed as having Multiple Food Chemical Intolerances two years ago, it has radically transformed my life and is a topic that fascinates me.  I thought I’d start off this theme with an additional recipe section where I will post up our…

Bitesize Chunks On Gastro: 1. Norovirus Facts

Considering the current gastro pandemic caused a particular strain of Norovirus, known as “Sydney 2012”, (nicknamed in the British Press as “Chunder from Down Under”) I thought I’d share some facts about the virus with you. And, yes, I promise you, sick facts ARE interesting 🙂 How much of the virus do you need to get sick? The amount of…