Intermittent Fasting: how I use this way of eating to manage my weight during the menopause. “After overindulging in bread and cheese on holiday in France earlier this year I returned home 4lb heavier, which made my size 10 clothes feel uncomfortable. Until then I’d always been able to quickly lose any weight gain within […]
Have you imagined going on a health retreat but never managed to commit to one in your busy schedule? Now is the time to go for it and book that health retreat you’ve always dreamed of…….. “Live the life you imagine – you deserve it!” Whether it’s a family gathering or an adventurous trip of […]
Dubbed the ultimate elixir of good gut health, fermented foods are one of the latest key trends and you’ll find them popping up as the latest “must include” if you’re serious about improving your health. Whilst there’s a lot of hype, I also find there’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding fermented foods when it comes […]
Is it possible to stay healthy on holiday and stick to your healthy habits whilst away from your normal routine and faced with endless meals, alcohol and desserts galore? A recent holiday to the Amalfi coast was a struggle! It certainly wasn’t the beautiful azure waters I was staring out into from my hotel room […]
The relentless challenges life throws at us can leave us feeling frazzled and consequently prone to brain fog? This is actually one of the symptoms that many of you report when describing how you sometimes feel on a day-to-day basis, but it is difficult to identify let alone describe to a health professional.
I’m often asked which is the best oil for cooking? With so many oils available on the supermarket shelves, it can be very confusing knowing which one to choose to cook with. Should you be using butter or should you choose a vegetable-based oil, such as sunflower oil, instead?
The notion of not eating or drinking too much to ensure you achieve your weight loss goals is well known and of course so simple. Yet, it is very easy to exceed the amount you know your should be eating and consequently sabotaging your efforts to lose weight. Getting portion sizes right is seemingly harder […]
With the rise of plant based milks in our supermarkets, seems cow’s milk is less popular than ever these days; consumption rates have dropped significantly in the last 20 years. There are many reasons for this including links with skin health, taste, allergies, lactose intolerance, ethics and the rise in popularity of alternatives. Making plant […]