Gemma Harris


Gemma Harris has been a journalist for over seven years and is a self-confessed health and wellbeing enthusiast, which led her to specialise in health journalism. During her career, she has worked with top editors in the industry and taken on multiple high-discipline fitness challenges for certain outlets. She is particularly passionate about nutrition; after being diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome in 2016, she discovered her fascination for gut health and founded – a dedicated space for providing a hopeful outcome for people with gut issues. Gemma’s core aim is to help others through her writing.

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Articles by Gemma Harris

A woman suffering from flatulence holding her stomach
Gut Health

9 foods that cause flatulence – and how to avoid it

Farting more than you’d like? A gut specialist dietitian reveals the foods that cause gas and what you can do about it.

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How much water should I drink a day? Know if you’re hydrated – and what to do if you aren’t

Are you and your loved ones drinking enough? We explain what you should be aiming for each day and share practical tips for increasing your fluid intake.

A bowl of cooked beans on a table laid out next to a spoon, pot of dip and tortilla chips.
Healthy Eating

The health benefits of beans: How they help to prevent dementia and boost longevity

The humble bean isn’t just tasty in a salad. Two leading experts reveal why beans are good for you, from enhancing your gut health to reducing your risk of cancer.

A couple sat at a kitchen table eating a meal
Healthy Eating

What is a balanced diet? How to follow one – and stick to it 

Struggling to eat a healthy range of foods? It’s easier (and more enjoyable) than you might think, as two leading dietitians reveal.

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Food groups

What are carbohydrates? How much – and what types – to eat for good health

When it comes to carbs, how much do you need and what are the best sources? Our experts debunk the myths.

People eating a healthy meal together.
Healthy Eating

How to eat healthier: 9 easy ways to boost longevity

Want to eat healthier but not sure how? A dietitian provides practical advice and reveals how it can help you live longer.