Understanding Carbs: Are Carbs Bad for Weight Loss

November 4, 2021Weight loss

It sometimes feels that trends in weight loss methods seem to change and move as fast as high street fashion. The once low-fat approach to weight loss seems to have been replaced in recent times with the high fat, low carbs approach of Keto with plenty of fads and fashions in between. Whereas following high … Read More

5 Lifestyle detox tips

March 14, 2021Uncategorized

We tend to associate detoxing with food and drinks we include and exclude from our diet, but lifestyle changes can be important too! The following tips are designed to gently support the body’s clearing processes and would work best alongside a detox diet which reduces toxins and includes foods which specifically support the liver. Taking … Read More

How to be healthy as a vegan: 7 simple tips

January 15, 2021Healthy eating

Eating a vegan diet can be a healthy way to eat when your meals are full of vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains. You need a well-planned vegan diet to make sure you get your essential nutrients and avoid eating only processed vegan foods. Here are 7 simple and essential tips for how to be … Read More

Supercharge Your Health & support your immune function

April 2, 2020Healthy eating

Finding myself unable to put through my usual weekly supermarket order I paid a visit to a large store some 2 days prior to the partial lock down. Needless to say, it wasn’t a pleasant experience, it was like shopping on Christmas Eve but without the anticipation of a joyous celebration! Having struggled to get half … Read More

Top 8 supplements to boost immune function

March 19, 2020Healthy eating, Uncategorized

Over the past week or so I’ve had many emails from clients asking for advice on the best nutritional supplements to boost immunity to help in the prevention of Corona Virus. I have been looking into this and would like to share this information with you. My two caveats are that a. A food supplement … Read More

Boost your immunity health programme (Skype based)

March 19, 2020Healthy eating

As a Nutritional Therapist I very much believe in taking a holistic and very client centered approach to health care, not least when it comes to boosting immune function. Immunity can be weakened by making poor dietary and lifestyle choices. Likewise, if you suffer from stress, if your liver is overburdened, you have poor digestive … Read More

Top 10 tips for a healthier Christmas

December 23, 2019Uncategorized

Christmas may well be the, ‘most wonderful time of the year ding dong, ding dong,’ with big family gatherings, office parties and nights out with friends. Everyone is relaxed and will quite happily eat their way through a whole raft of naughty treats washed down with a steady flow of intoxicating (and toxic) substances! What … Read More

Marmite, love or hate it or maybe just quite like it?

November 27, 2019Healthy eating

When describing something to a friend recently I concluded by saying, ‘it’s like Marmite, you’ll either love it or hate it,’ to which she replied, ‘But what if I just quite like Marmite?’ This made me think about how black and white we are about things we love or hate and how much easier it … Read More

ProLon the fasting mimicking diet: my experience

November 25, 2019Healthy eating, Weight loss

You would have to have been living under a stone for the past few years not to have been aware of the massive trend in diets which involve an element of fasting whether it be Michael Mosley 5:2 diet or Time Restricted Eating and indeed I have incorporated such methods into weight loss programmes for … Read More

Heart mending, mood lifting Chocolate!

October 14, 2019Healthy eating

My health goal this week is to eat dark chocolate every day! When chocolate is more often associated with indulgence why would I do this? Firstly it happens to be National Chocolate Week and I don’t need much encouragement or excuse to indulge in the wonderful stuff! Secondly chocolate really is seriously good for heart … Read More

Eat your way to amazing skin

June 6, 2019Healthy eating

Most people don’t give a second’s thought to their skin – unless they’re scowling at the wrinkles or wobbly bits in the mirror. It’s already doing a fabulous job keeping your insides in, protecting you from infection and radiation, and keeping you warm. There’s also a huge amount you can do to keep your skin … Read More

9 foods nutritionists never eat!

March 4, 2019Uncategorized

9 foods nutritionists never eat! There is an argument that all foods are OK in moderation and I would go along with this to an extent. If you’re a healthy weight and adopting an 80:20 approach to your diet i.e. eating healthily 80% of the time and allowing a 20% indulgence in foods you love … Read More