What’s Eating you Nutrition Blog

Movement and Immunity

   Movement plays a huge role in immunity, and there is research to show that moderate regular exercise promotes a strong immune system. Immune cells circulate through the body more quickly effectively killing bacteria and viruses, however sitting features so much in...

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Is your immune system fighting fit?

Foods, supplements and lifestyle tips you need to know! Top Foods • Garlic • Onions • Mushrooms – especially exotic such as Shitake and Oyster • berries (frozen or fresh), kiwi and citrus Best Supplements • Vitamin D3 essential during the winter as it’s our sunshine...

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GF DF Rice or Quinoa salad

Use a sachet of ready cooked rice or quinoa, or cook half cup of rice / quinoa with 1 cup of water and simmer for 12 minutes. Then turn off the heat and leave to absorb any liquid for 5 minutes Meanwhile chop colourful salad veg such as: - Radishes - Spring onions -...

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4 Ingredient Sweet Potato Brownies

1 cup of mashed sweet potato (pre baked) 2 heaped dessertspoons of Meridian Almond Butter (or Whole Earth Peanut butter) 1 dessertspoon of maple syrup ¼ cup of cocoa powder Chopped walnuts (optional)  Preheat oven to 180 Melt nut butter with maple syrup Add to sweet...

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Turmeric Apple Ginger Shot

Ingredients • 1 apple • 1 lemon, only juice • 1 inch piece (30g) ginger • 1 tsp Manuka honey • 1 tsp turmeric powder or grated turmeric • 1 cup (240ml) water • Optional apple cider vinegar Instructions 1. Peel the apple, remove the core, and cut into quarters. Peel...

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How To Improve Your Sleep

Here are my top tips for deep and restful sleep: Keep caffeinated drinks down to 2 per day in the morning only (ensure these aren't large coffees which can have 3 shots of caffeine) Avoid alcohol.  It sedates you initially but interferes with deep sleep and blood...

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Pea and Mint Soup

Make up 3/4 litre of vegetable stock but only use 200ml, plus 1 peeled and chopped large potato finally chopped, 200g of frozen peas, 1 onion or bunch of spring onions, 1 handful of fresh chopped mint and 1 handful of fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons of dried herbs, and...

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How To Combat Stress

Here are a few of my favorite de-stressing tips to get you started. • Meditation – there are plenty of guided ones on YouTube or Headspace app. Just learning to sit quiet and breathe slowly for 10 minutes a day can help. • Cut down on technology. Have set times for...

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