What’s new in wellness? Try these new 4 hero foods

What’s new in wellness?     Try these new 4 hero foods

  Whilst you can find good nutrition in the wonderful whole foods that you come across in the supermarket – some ingredients just give you more bang for your buck. Nutritionally dense foods can power-pack your meals and enhance your daily intake. Think of it like adding NOS to your Fast and Furious engine (what year … 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

Back for good

Back for good

I’ve been a little quiet in the blogosphere for well the PAST YEAR and I apologise. I could tell you what I’ve been telling myself for the whole time; I’ve been waaaaaay too busy. Training to be a nutritional therapist is no piece of cake (well only if it’s made with sugar alternatives that don’t … 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

Because I like it…. January

Because I like it…. January

It’s not a secret – January isn’t everyone’s favourite month. I feel a bit sorry for it in a way, everyone grunting ‘ugh, January is the worst’ must do nothing for it’s self esteem… if it was a person. which it’s not. ANYWAY -in all honesty, I’ve been finding January pretty tough this year – … Read More