Earlier this year I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the Association of Post Natal Illness (APNI) and I'm thrilled to have been asked to contribute to their newsletter with a piece explaining how diet and healthy eating can support some of the symptoms linked to post-partum illness. Post Natal Depression (PND) affects as many as… Continue reading Supporting Mental Health through Diet
As National awareness days go, today is a great celebration about all things veggie. Whilst most Nutritionists will talk about a balanced diet, including animal proteins, one thing which we'll all agree on is the importance of vegetables. Social media has long been advocating meat-free Mondays in a bid to increase our awareness about meat… Continue reading Lots to love about veggies on World Vegetarian Day
Are you fat-adapted or a sugar burner? Are you looking to better balance your body weight? One of the buzz topics in recent years in weight loss camps is this question of “which fuel your body uses?” Are you fat-adapted? Or are you a sugar burner? And what does it all mean? Both terms refer… Continue reading Are you fat-adapted or a sugar burner?
After years of being told that fat is bad for us there has been a welcome shift in focus in recent years towards "healthy fats" and the essential role they play in the body. Just a decade ago the advice was typically to choose low fat products. However many of these products can be high… Continue reading Recipe: Embracing healthy fats with Avocado Guacamole