What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle medicine seems to be the new buzzword, mainly due to Dr Rangnan Chattergee and his TV series and his book ‘The 4 Pillar Plan’. Lifestyle Medicine is defined as: “prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as nutrition, physical inactivity, and chronic stress. Poor lifestyle choices like dietary patterns, physical inactivity, tobacco […]

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New Year 2018

New Year 2018 “Obstacles are detours in the right direction.” Gabrielle Bernstein. I hope you all had a great Christmas and are now ready to embrace a new year, feeling inspired perhaps to make positive changes to both your physical and emotional health and wellbeing. As Louise Hay asks in her book Heart Thoughts: What would you like […]

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Autumn 2017

I hope you’ve all had a great summer and are capitalising on that ‘back to school’ feeling where we can make a fresh start, doing whatever it takes to improve our health and wellbeing. In this newsletter, I’m focusing on clarifying some of the information that we’re constantly bombarded with regarding food and nutrition. There’s […]

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Summer 2017

Summer 2017 I hope you’re all enjoying the summer so far… Thanks so much to all of you who responded to my request regarding case studies for my wellbeing coaching training – it was great that so many of you responded! I hope to be qualified in the Autumn and will be offering a special reduced rate […]

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Realistic Nutrition

REALISTIC NUTRITION Realistic nutrition should mean a diet of delicious and nutritious food, containing ingredients that you actually enjoy eating! Realistic nutrition is achievable nutrition. Everyone’s version of ‘realistic nutrition’ and how they achieve it will be different – some people are incredibly disciplined and can commit to a fantastically healthy diet and will undoubtedly […]

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Spring 2017

SPRING 2017   Spring is here, the sun is shining and it’s the perfect time to take a good look at your diet, change things up and move on to the lighter food that’s coming into season. It’s also a great time to look at your overall wellbeing and have a think about your goals for the […]

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New Year 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and feel full of optimism and hope for 2017. If you have over indulged during the last week or so, don’t worry – I sometimes feel this actually makes it easier to eat well because you start to really want more wholesome food as […]

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Autumn 2016

I hope you’ve all had a fantastic summer and are now using the ‘new term’ feeling to get inspired to eat well and look after your health and wellbeing as we go toward the colder months. Aiming to eat a rainbow is a good way to start . HEALTH FACTS: No one has ever died […]

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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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