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

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

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

Vitamin D- Do we need to supplement?

August 6, 2016Healthy eating, News and reviews

The short answer in my opinion is Yes and for the following reasons: Reason 1: Vitamin D is perhaps our most important micronutrient We generally think of Vitamin D as being important in relation to our teeth and bones and indeed it is, and there has been plenty of other research over the past few years relating … Read More