I am a nutritionist and a health and I am a meat eater. So why do I support Meat Free Week?Read More
Health benefits of tea. A growing body of research supports the health benefits of tea.
It may be easy for some to assume coffee is the world’s favourite non-alcoholic drink, however it is fact tea.
So the all important question, which teas offer health benefits?Read More
This girl can.
Have you seen the campaign recently launched in the UK.
It’s aim is to encourage girls and women to get active.
In their words “This Girl Can is here to inspire women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome.”
In reading and watching the campaign I took our 10 key messages.Read More
Combat poor food choices or overeating when stressed or busy.
Ever had a super busy or stressful day, week, month or months? Yes, my hand is also in the air.
I have 4 questions for you:
- Did it undermine your good intentions to make healthy food choices?
- Did you instead find yourself craving or seeking out comfort (aka energy dense unhealthy) food?
- Did you find yourself inhaling your food at a rapid rate?
- Did you eat something before you were aware you had it in your hand?
What is nutritional medicine?
I cannot emphasise enough the importance of healthy eating and living.
Your body runs 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.
Even when you are asleep, your body is hard at work repairing, maintaining and growing.
Its objective is to achieve, maintain or re-establish balance, what the science of nutrition refers to as homeostasis.Read More
Should you take a daily probiotic?
A good question. And a commonly asked question.
From what you read and hear you could assume that probiotics are the answer to all your health ills?
Just pop a pill and all will be right with your health? Is the path to good health that easy?
Read on to find out the answer.Read More
Simple exercise tips.
Some of us invest a significant amount of time and money to exericse. And some of us lack the confidence to know where to start being active.
There has been a significant amount of research conducted on exercise. The concluding principles of this research are consistent and surprisingly common-sense.
Read on for simple exercise tips that I believe will help you reap reward and enjoyment for your efforts.Read More
Simple diet / eating plan tips.
Eat this, no eat that, drink this, no drink that, do this, no do that. The information keeps coming.
Feeling confused? There is a lot of advice out there. I encourage you to keep it simple.
Read on for a list of 20 simple diet / eating plan tips.Read More
Counting calories, does it work?
For many the word weight loss is synonymous with calorie or kilojoule counting.
For some weight loss is about measuring and monitoring each morsel of food that goes into their mouth.
Does this work? Does being vigilant on calories / kJ give you the focus you need to shed the kilo’s or manage your weight?Read More
How to achieve optimal health? So many health experts, so many health solutions.
Health information and solutions appear infinite.
If you start reading or researching, you may disappear for days, weeks or maybe for months. And it is likely you will resurface still confused about where to start.
What is it you need to know before you jump in?
Read on for clear and simple insights into what appears to be our modern-day holy grail – our desire for optimal health.Read More