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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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