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Connecting the dots between food and mood

What role can diet play in supporting mental health? Food and mood rhyme for a reason as the two are intrinsically linked. What we eat directly correlates to how we feel. Ever felt wired after

“Underlying health concerns”: Where mainstream and complementary healthcare can meet

As the term “underlying health concerns”​ dominates headlines how can “Nutritional Therapy”​ help alleviate the burden on current healthcare systems? One of the things that has become increasingly apparent during this global pandemic is that

How effective are your workplace Health Benefits?

  There is an increasing amount of data emerging connecting employee engagement with wellness. Successful companies are those that protect their human capital – their most valuable asset. Yet still workplace wellness initiatives are considered

How to transition towards “Plant-based” eating in a mindful way

  If there was one thing to emerge at the end of 2019, it was a renewed focus on “plant-based” eating, vegetarianism and veganism. Driven by multiple factors from climate change, environmental concerns, animal welfare

The power of stress

Today is International Stress Awareness day and most current research agrees that stress is now one of the leading influences in mental health issues and chronic illness. Stress has a direct physiological response in our

Supporting Mental Health through Diet

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

Lots to love about veggies on World Vegetarian Day

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

Simple summer chicken with basil and pomodori

Summertime is a great time to embrace healthy eating as the warmer weather naturally steers us towards colourful salads, seasonal fruits, grilled seafood and bbq’d* meats, bringing us closer to the halo’ed Mediterranean diet. Out

Are you fat-adapted or a sugar burner?

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

Are you drinking enough?

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