Exposure to stress, and especially chronic stress, is a major risk factor in gut problems. The gut has its own nervous system, the enteric nervous system, which is sometimes called the body’s second brain.
Snacking is a contentious issue. Once you’ve improved your diet, ditched the refined foods and concentrated on basing your meals around the winning formula of Protein, Fat and Fibre you shouldn’t need to snack all the time.
Following on from my Top 10 Sweet Low Carb Breakfasts, I thought we needed a savoury one. I generally prefer a savoury breakfast nowadays (I used to hate it, it was breakfast cereals or porridge with golden syrup back in my teenage days!).