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Spring 2016

I hope you’re all having a lovely Easter break and are looking forward to the longer and hopefully sunnier days of Spring. If you’ve had a lot of chocolate over Easter, you needn’t feel guilty (well, as long as it was dark chocolate!) as in this newsletter, we look at the undoubted health benefits of […]

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New Year 2016

 NEW YEAR 2016   HOW TO START THE NEW YEAR POSITIVELY   Research shows that although most of us will make New Year’s resolutions, very few will succeed in keeping them.  However, there are ways you can increase your chances of success – rather than focusing on what you feel you should give up, look […]

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How to eat well at Christmas

Christmas comes but once a year so by all means enjoy indulging in some delicious festive food. However, bear in mind a typical Christmas Day’s food can add up to a staggering 6,000 calories! That’s three times the recommended daily amount for women and more than twice that recommended for men. It’s not surprising then, […]

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Can you beat the common cold?

So, can you beat the common cold? Well, maybe not, however, there is much we can do to prevent ourselves from getting one in the first place. If nevertheless we do catch one, then there are definitely ways to reduce its severity and shorten its duration. ‘PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE’ The best way to […]

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Autumn 2015

Autumn is a really great season for vegetables and fruit that are bursting with beta carotene and antioxidants. In this newsletter, there is a lovely recipe for courgetti, plus the importance of sleep and whether coconut oil is just another fashionable food trend. ORGANIC FOODS REALLY ARE BETTER Eating organic food for just a week […]

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Summer 2015

Welcome to the Summer Wellbeing and Nutrition Newsletter Summer is here at last so we can all enjoy the sunshine (if it’s not too hot) and top up our vitamin D levels. There are plenty of lovely antioxidant rich fruit and vegetables available at this time of year to make healthy eating easy! In this […]

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Do we really need supplements?

Apparently 27 million adults take supplements, so clearly many people feel they are important and effective for improving health. However, the consumption of additional nutrients in the form of supplements is often dismissed as a waste of money by doctors and dieticians (as opposed to Nutritionists and Nutritional Therapists) who claim they just make expensive […]

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Spring 2015

‘No matter how long the winter, Spring is sure to follow’ I find that as soon as Spring arrives, people feel more inspired to improve their health, lose weight or just generally become more proactive about a pursuing a healthy lifestyle and the benefits it can bring. Spring is, after all, the season of hope […]

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Why choose natural skincare

  Why choose natural skincare? As a Nutritional Therapist, I often find there is more awareness regarding the benefits of a natural and organic diet than there is of the benefits of natural and organic skincare. Most people know that food in its natural state, ideally organic, is preferable to convenience foods full of unhealthy […]

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Why do we feel hungrier in Winter?

It’s very common to feel hungrier at this time of year and there are very good reasons as to why. The colder weather leads to a drop in our body temperature, which means our appetites get stimulated as a result. This is because eating helps to generate internal heat, subsequently leading to a rise in […]

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