Help For Hayfever

Hayfever sufferers may already be experiencing itchy eyes, sneezing and runny nose that often increases as we move into summer and pollen levels rise. Anti-histamines work for some people, but if you want a natural alternative try local honey. High levels of Vitamin C...

Constipation Advice

Ideally we need to move our bowels every day without straining. Your stool should resemble a smooth sausage. If you are only going a few times a week, or producing hard pellets or are having to strain then you are constipated. The main causes of constipation are : 1....

April Is IBS Month

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common condition characterised by abdominal pain and cramping, bloating, irregular or loose stools, sometimes with urgency. IBS is the reason I became a Nutritionist as I suffered with this considerably during my 20’s....

A gluten-free diet – healthier or not?

Many people do report feeling better when they switch to a gluten-free diet and there is no question that eating gluten-free is definitely a healthier option for some people. However, swapping an ‘unhealthy’ wheat-filled diet for an ‘unhealthy’ gluten-free diet will...

Have a healthier Christmas

Instead of:- 1. Mulled wine have spicy herbal teas infused with oranges, manuka honey and pomegranate juice (fresh) 2. Crisps have kale crisps – rub Kale leaves in tahini and lemon juice and bake at low heat until crisp – or part roasted pumpkin seeds 3. Prawn...

Unspoken health worries for men

The awareness and rise of ‘Movember’ has allowed men’s health to be more open but there are still health problems experienced my men that are rarely discussed. 1. Mental Health Suicide is one of the biggest killers of young men, and depression and...

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