What’s Eating you Nutrition Blog

Keeping the pounds off at Chritmas

There is no reason why a healthy weight loss plan needs to go out of the window at Christmas, or why you can’t make good choices over the Festive period. Here’s how:  Remember it’s just one day, it’s not a reason to pig out for a month  At parties, reduce your...

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Build up your immunity

Winter is a time when infections increase and our immune system needs to work harder to keep us well. What’s best to eat when we are ill? Bone broths – use organic chicken carcass or beef bones, add a mixture of vegetables such as carrots, leeks, onions and herbs....

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How to eat yourself ‘happy’

I see fantastic changes in my clients’ mood, anxiety and resilience when they change the way they eat. Being in control of food often leads to other areas of people’s life feeling more balanced, which increases contentment, and there’s no doubt that all these...

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Delicious Ways With Avocados

   Avocados are jam-packed with healthy monosaturated fats, good for heart health, and rich in vitamin E which is great for the skin and eyes, and loaded with antioxidants. Many people worry about the calorie content of avocados due to its high fat content, but these...

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Do I Need Stomach Acid? How to test at home

Stomach acid helps digest protein and absorb minerals, as well as killing off unwanted bacteria that we ingest with our food. As we get older stomach acid levels can decline, as well as being affected by stress and certain medications such as PPI’s, this can result in...

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Pea and Watercress Soup

Make up 3/4 litre of vegetable stock but only use 300ml, plus 1 peeled and chopped parsnip or half a swede finally chopped, 200g of frozen peas, 1 courgette, 1 onion or bunch of spring onions, 1 handful of fresh chopped dill and 1 handful of fresh parsley or 2...

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Winter is coming – time for Vitamin D

  Despite a great summer, as Winter approaches you need to think about vitamin D supplementation, as it is only stored in the body for about 2 month. If you are someone who suffers from low mood over the winter or craves the sun, you may be deficient in Vitamin D....

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Coconut oil – Pure Poison????

After Harvard professor Karin Michels’ presentation called “Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors” went viral on YouTube last week, dozens of media outlets have taken up the mantle to decry coconut oil as “pure poison”. The main argument against coconut oil is...

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