Why New Year’s diets are mostly bollocks

Why New Year’s diets are mostly bollocks

“Have this pill and you can detox from your Christmas indulgence” “New year, new restricted eating regime” “Burn off extra calories with this ridiculous quick fix” “Drink this tea and poop out all your fat” GIVE ME A BREAK!! I can’t bear all the weight-loss crap that comes out in January. I’m not saying a fresh … Read More

What’s the beef with dairy?

What’s the beef with dairy?

So, what’s the beef with dairy? Honestly – I’m not as extreme as others about dairy. It slips into my diet every now and again – I mean… cheese and wine anyone?! (There are some important caveats to these times though) But here’s the real deal; for most people it doesn’t just sneak in. It’s … Read More

The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin

V I T A M I N  D Blinking in the sunshine… I’ve been loving the warm autumn we’ve been having so far and so has my body. Our main source of vitamin D is the sun – ultraviolet B radiation from sunlight can be synthesised by vitamin D3, the active form of Vitamin D, … Read More

Which Diet? Part III – Keto

Which Diet? Part III – Keto

#keto, Bulletproof products (coffee and fat anyone?) and the Ketogenic Diet has gained huge traction in recent years. The fans of the diet are pretty obsessed and promote how ketosis can curb appetite, enhance performance, and cure nearly any health problem that ails you – but does it live up to the hype? This one, … Read More

Fancy a drink?

Fancy a drink?

“So, what IS the deal with booze?” my gorgeous fizz-friendly mate Emma asked whilst pouring a glass of red over our weekly get together. This is a sticky one for me. It’s the one thing I find more difficult than others to be balanced about – even though I know the health issues and nutritional … Read More

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Paleo has been a buzzword in nutrition land for a while now – but is it the one for you? Here’s the good, the bad and the ugly so you can decide yourself. The idea of eating “what we’re programmed to” has been around for donkey’s years, but then in 2001 Loren Cordain, a Professor … Read More

Which diet is best?

Which diet is best?

WHAT’S THE BEST DIET? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Paleo? Vegan? Keto? Pegan? I get asked this a lot and honestly my answer is usually the same as most answers in nutrition… ‘it depends’. As humans we are all so biochemically and genetically unique there cannot possibly be ONE diet to suit everyone. Then take goals into account – … Read More

7 ways to a better day

7 ways to a better day

I might just be speaking for myself (although I doubt it) but I actually feel like a real functioning HUMAN during the summer holidays. For a few weeks I get to live as if I don’t have a job, much like a Real Housewife of Brighton or something like that. I see friends I have … Read More