When it comes to headlines, sugar has dominated the news in recent years. Just a decade or so ago everyone was focused on eliminating fats and eating only low-fat, skimmed or fat-free foods, however the nutritional paradigm has moved on and biological science has shown that actually excessive sugar can actually have a greater impact… Continue reading Action on sugar with “Sugar Awareness Week”
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
Water. We're talking about water! With summer on its way and the promise of hotter temperatures (hopefully!) we typically think about drinking more water to help stay hydrated. However, this is actually true all year round. So are you drinking enough water? Our body is made up of <60% water and not only is water… Continue reading Are you drinking enough?
This week 11-17 June it is National Diabetes Week in the UK and both weight management and blood-glucose control are important risk factors for the disease. It is reported that almost 3.7 million people were diagnosed in 2017, with 10% diagnosed with Type 1 and 90% diagnosed with Type 2* diabetes. In the US the latest statistics… Continue reading National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control
Winter is often rife with colds, flus and a range of ailments which can leave us feeling depleted and drained of energy. Eating well and providing our body with a wide range of nutrients to help support our immune system is important to help us through the winter months and limit our exposure to illness.… Continue reading January – Bone Broth to boost immune support