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....

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...

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...

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....

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...

How to stay healthy on holiday

Holidays should be a break from our busy and stressful lives, but the effort of packing and travelling to a destination can also be stressful. For some people taking your foot off the gas can result in feeling run down as the body is allowed to unwind. Add to that...

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