Welcome to my thoughts on nutrition and lifestyle, updates on what's going on in the world of nutrition and anything that I think you might enjoy reading when you're interested in optimising your health.


Keto Buns - grain-free, gluten-free

Jun 9, 2019

Missing a nice, crusty bread roll when you're on the ketogenic diet?

Look no further. Easy to bake and yummy to eat.

Managing the big ‘M’ – a functional approach to supporting menopausal symptoms

Apr 3, 2019

Why do some women sail through the menopause and others are clearly suffering?

Is there anything women can do to help the transition go as smoothly as possible?


Variety is the Spice of Life

Feb 1, 2019

Do you do your grocery shopping online? And do you normally re-order the same products out of convenience? If the answer is yes, you’re at risk of having quite a restricted diet. And if you’re having a restricted diet, you’re at risk of becoming under-nourished.

Why do we need a varied diet?

New Year's Resolutions? Really?

Dec 23, 2018

New Year's Resolutions? How likely is it that you will stick to them?
My view on making plans to improve your health and well-being.


A Healthy & Stress-Free FESTIVE SEASON

Dec 4, 2018

Already getting stressed before Christmas has even started? It is not uncommon.
Here are some tips to get through the festive season in a more relaxed and healthy way.


Get to know your gut - 10 interesting facts

Nov 15, 2018

The gut and its inhabitants, the gut flora or also called the gut microbiome, are a fascinating part of our bodies. We are learning more and more every day about the influence of the gut on how our body functions, and how a healthy gut can improve our physical and mental health and well-being.

TEENAGE NUTRITION - Why is it so important?

Apr 13, 2018

As the mother of a teenager, and having been one myself many moons ago, I know their eating behaviour well, but how important is good nutrition for a teenagers? Being a teenager is quite something. The body is changing and growing, but it is not just about hormones or getting taller. The brain is developing in a dramatic way. This big rollercoaster transition from child to adult needs optimal energy and nutrition.

SEAWEED - a necessary addition to your diet?

Mar 16, 2018

I recently had some female clients, who had symptoms that are often seen when the thyroid is not functioning properly. Hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) is quite common. It affects 1 in 70 women and 1 in 1,000 men according to the NHS.

The thyroid cannot make enough hormones if there is not enough iodine. Sea vegetables such as seaweed and samphire are a great source of iodine.

Holistic Support for Endometriosis

Mar 1, 2018

According to Endometriosis UK 10% of the women of reproductive age in the UK suffer from endometriosis, one of the most common gynaecological conditions. Nutritional therapy is one of the complementary therapies that can support this condition.

What to do about PMS?

Feb 22, 2018

Flu Fighters

Oct 25, 2017

Totally Nuts

Jan 2, 2017