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...

Vitamin D – more important than calcium for bones?

Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins that our body needs. Whilst Calcium is best-known for its bone supporting function, it is Vitamin D that plays just as an important role in enhancing the absorption of calcium and phosphorus. Despite its importance,...

Autumn Foods

Ideas for Autumn – Liver with onions and mushrooms, broccoli and cajun spiced sweet potatoes – Lamb chops with garlic and roasted carrots plus kale and green beans – Venison sausages with sweet potato and celeriac mash with chard – Pheasant /...

4 Worst ‘healthy’ Snacks

Manufacturers are very clever at ‘spinning’ some foods to make them appear healthy.  Watch out for these! 1. Cereal and breakfast bars – many are marketed as healthy, but nearly all have refined carbs and some sort of sugar or syrup in them.  If you...

Do you fast for 12 hours overnight?

Going without food for 12 hours or more has many positive benefits on the immune system and gut, allowing the body to clear up the old cells and reset the metabolism. Everyone should ideally have a 12 hour overnight fast from when their last meal was eaten until...

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