What is our obsession with labelling everything? Is it tribal? Maybe its because I’m a nutrition advisor but food seems to be the area where we just love to label ourselves. Every new diet plan has a new name, and there seems to be a new one every week. We all rush to work with … More Don’t label yourself
I recently presented at my business networking group and one of the questions I was asked at the end was what I thought about the possibility of a pill that would deliver all our nutrition needs without us even having to eat. I took a deep breath, swallowed hard and replied ‘I think it’s sad, … More Why not take a pill for that?
There has beeen an enormous interest in vegan diets of late, and I have noticed more of my clients, and friends, are becoming vegan. Even more are considering it; or at the very least, eating a more plant based diet. A recent study by the Vegan society found that over 20% of respondents would consider … More What do you need to know if you want to eat a more plant based diet?
Click to hear my review of The 4 Pillar Plan by Dr Rangan Chattergee. A lovely book that is helpful, has lots of tips, and encourages you to make small changes across the 4 Pillars of – RELAX, EAT, MOVE, SLEEP.
Some simple tips on how to deal with that horrible feeling in your stomach when you are stressed or anxious. … More Anxious Stomach
No time for breakfast? Watch the video to see how you can make 5 healthy breakfasts in the time it takes the kettle to boil! … More No time for breakfast?
Iron deficiency is surprisingly common in the UK. It is particularly prevalent among infants, teenage girls, pregnant women and the elderly. I, myself, have been rejected from giving blood on several occasions due to low iron levels, and I now ensure I eat iron rich foods regularly. Iron plays a critical role in transferring … More Iron rich foods
In the UK we only eat, on average, about half the amount of fibre that we should. It seems perfectly acceptable to discuss how many carbs or protein you are eating, and the latest diets, however talking about fibre is deemed to be much less acceptable. The obvious link between fibre and bowel movements means … More Eating more fibre will make you happier
Nature is full of amazing ingredients, make sure you get a portion of these three ingredients daily to keep you healthy and happy. Garlic – soups, casseroles, curries or of course garlic bread! Antibacterial Anti-fungal Antiseptic Immune Booster Cancer Fighting Wound Healing Lemon– try a refreshing glass of hot water and lemon each morning Aids … More Natures Miracle Trio
It might seem strange that a nutritional adviser is reviewing a book about eating what you want, however I love the philosophy behind this book, and my recent post about how we get improved nutritional benefit from eating food we enjoy shows how much I believe in eating food we enjoy; food should not be … More Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh