It can be tricky to identify nutrient deficiencies because it’s not just about what we eat on a day to day basis. It’s about our genetic make-up, our mother’s nutrient status during pregnancy, our digestion and ability to absorb nutrients too. It is also about our exposure to anti-nutrients in our lifestyles and environments. If […]
One of my pet peeves is quick and easy weight loss solutions because weight gain will always follow a quick fix. Usually the weight you gain is more than you lost to begin with, leaving you perpetually relying on the multi-million pound dieting industry.
For many people losing weight is not easy. If a diet that […]
Do you find that by the end of the day you need to loosen you belt or look as if you might be pregnant? If bloating is getting you down here are our top tips for banishing the bloat for good!
1. Chew your food.
Good digestion begins in the mouth with chewing your food well. […]
The wonderful thing about nutrition programmes is that you can help yourself with simple changes. This is particularly important with low mood or depression where nothing seems within your control. You can make a huge impact on your mood, you just need to know where to start.
There are some simple nutrients that can really help […]
You have tried all the recommended products and protocols – probiotics, L-Glutamine, chicken stock, removing problem foods, removing more problem foods! You have fine-tuned your digestion with the right diet and supplements – but you still cannot tolerate so many foods. Even worse, you seem to be reacting to more foods than when you started […]
If you’ve been keeping up to date with the science of the microbiome (gut bugs to you and me!) then you’ll have noticed that poor gut flora is being linked to a myriad of health woes. They can help with everything from allergies and sensory issues to depression and auto-immune diseases. You’d be forgiven for […]
Lack of sleep affects us both mentally and physically. A poor night’s sleep taxes our adrenal hormones leaving us unable to concentrate, craving the wrong foods and physically drained. It also creates a vicious cycle where a good night’s sleep becomes harder to achieve. The long-term effects of broken or very little sleep are catastrophic. […]
The Christmas holidays are a time of excess. Moderation tends to go out the window! We eat so much food we have to loosen our belts, we have one drink too many and plenty of there’s always a fair few stressful moments!
Whether you love or hate the festive season it is a good idea to […]