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Action on sugar with “Sugar Awareness Week”

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control

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

How can Nutrition cater to our individual needs?

About a month ago I gave a seminar on “eating to promote health” to a room full of 30 adults, of mixed age and including both men and women. As

Recipe: Turkey, Courgette & Mint Polpette

Getting a good balance of lean protein in the diet can be really helpful for supporting the body’s natural growth and repair systems. Animal proteins such as meat, fish and

#AdEnough of Junk Food Ads

Jamie Oliver has launched a new campaign in the UK “AdEnough” to lobby the government to stop promoting junk food marketing to kids, and introduce a 9pm watershed on all