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Coronavirus: How To Be Your Healthiest Self

Coronavirus: How To Be Your Healthiest Self

How to keep your immune system healthy

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has brought the whole world into surreal and uncertain times. Healthcare systems are being pushed well above the limits and supermarkets report panic buying on a scale never seen before. Cases continue to rise and we are starting to see the impact of this virus on our whole infrastructure. On a lighter note, toilet rolls in particular seem to be having their 15 minutes of fame. A crisis like this brings out the best and the worst in humanity. We really need the best of us more than ever right now.

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Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

What the heck is seed cycling? Seed cycling is the practice of using the nutrient powers of a variety of seeds as medicine for your menstrual cycle. A specific combination of seeds is used to support the different phases of your cycle. The four raw seeds used are flax, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds. These… Continue Reading

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Sugar?

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Sugar?

Sugar or sweetener? This is a very common question in clinic, especially by weight loss clients. The marketing of artificially sweetened products has convinced many people opt for zero calorie drinks and low sugar products when they are trying to make healthy choices. This is mainly because the calorie is still king for many. Reducing… Continue Reading

How Does Hormone Health Affect Weight Loss?

How Does Hormone Health Affect Weight Loss?

Weight gain and hormone issues are normally connected Lets be honest, as women most of us know how our hormones affect us. The monthly roller-coaster cycle can be more disruptive for some than others. If you never notice any hormone issues, lucky you, you are one of the few. Most women live with the ups… Continue Reading

Tips for Eating Your 5-A-Day

Tips for Eating Your 5-A-Day

These shopping tips can help you eat more fruit and vegetables which are important for health. Fruits and vegetables are packed with fibre and anti-inflammatory plant compounds which can help to maintain weight and improve our all round health. Filling half of your plate with a variety vegetables gives your body the fibre and nutrients… Continue Reading

Healthy Kitchen List

Healthy Kitchen List

There are some nutritious health foods and ingredients that every kitchen needs to make healthy cooking quicker and easier. These kitchen staples are a must whether you are trying to cook more nutritious meals for your family, or follow a healthy lifestyle for weight loss. A kitchen stocked with the right foods makes it so… Continue Reading

Eat the Rainbow Everyday

Eat the Rainbow Everyday

As a nutritionist one of the first healthy eating tips I help my clients achieve is eating more fruit and vegetables. Colourful fruits and vegetables don’t just make your meal look colourful and appealing, they also contain high amounts of antioxidants and phytonutrients. These are the natural compounds that give fruit and vegetables their beautiful… Continue Reading

Top 5 tips for Better Sleep & More Energy

Top 5 tips for Better Sleep & More Energy

Sleep is vital for all round good health. Many people do not know that sleep is also important for weight loss. Studies show that a poor nights sleep can increase hunger and cravings for high energy foods. It is essential for physical, emotional and mental well-being, but it’s the first thing that is compromised when… Continue Reading