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

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

Eat hare, it’s December?

November 30, 2018Healthy eating

If you want to eat food when it is at its most nutritious, at its freshest and most likely at its cheapest too, then you need to be eating food which is in season! So what is in season at this time of year? To name but a few we have brussel sprouts, beetroot, leeks, … Read More

Invite to join the pineapple challenge!

July 27, 2017Events, Healthy eating

Have you ever fancied being a guinea pig? Go on you know you have! To cut to the chase I’m trying to prove that eating pineapple can reduce the pain, inflammation and swelling associated with arthritis? If you don’t have arthritis don’t stop reading as pineapple can also help with digestive issues such as gas, … Read More

B Vitamins for heart health

May 25, 2017Healthy eating

Have you noticed that there is another series of Doctor in the house featuring Dr.Chatterjee being broadcast at the moment? If not then take note, it’s definitely worth watching! So what is it that I like about Dr. Chatterjee, apart from being ‘drop dead gorgeous! ‘ No seriously I like the holistic and integrated approach he takes towards addressing health issues. He takes us away … Read More

Environ, the skin care choice of Nutritional Therapists

March 2, 2017Environ Skin Care

Why is Environ often the preferred skin care regime for Nutritional Therapists? As Nutritional Therapists we deal with clients with an array of health concerns of which skin conditions are quite high up there on the list. Diet has a huge part to play in the correction of skin conditions or concerns either directly because of nutrient deficiencies … Read More

Could Eating Fat Prevent Alzheimer’s?

February 2, 2017Uncategorized

What would you say to a diet which could prevent Alzheimer’s and sort out any weight issues? Bring it on I hear you say! If I was to say that eating fat as your main source of energy, including saturated fat is the answer I wouldn’t be at all surprised if you were a little sceptical! … Read More