The Benefits of Keeping a Food Diary

COULD KEEPING A FOOD JOURNAL HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT? Does this sound unlikely? Perhaps too time consuming or a waste of time? Well, think again because several studies have now shown that people who keep a food diary are more likely to lose weight and keep it off. Furthermore, in one study those who kept […]

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Summer 2016

Lifestyle is both the cause and prevention of chronic disease – it is also capable of the reversal (Mark Hyman)   It’s a good time of year to really cut back on the carbs and choose instead lovely salads, fruity water (above) to replace alcohol and homemade ice creams made from ingredients such as full […]

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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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