Lifestyle

8 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

15th September 2016

Here is a list of symptoms we like to call “red flags”. All nutritional therapists are obliged to refer a client to their GP to investigate further, if any “red flags” are mentioned during a clinic appointment. In my nutrition clinic, I often see clients with symptoms from this list, who don’t want to waste their GPs time or worry that their GP won’t take them seriously. We’ve all heard that GPs are busy people, working long hours and seeing lots of…

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Why real food doesn’t have ingredient labels

10th August 2016

Take a walk round any local supermarket, and you’ll see various foods in brightly coloured packages screaming their various health claims at you: “sugar-free”, “diet”,  “zero”, “no artificial colours or flavours”, “low fat”, “fat-free” and so on. We’re constantly being told we eat too much sugar, too much fat, too many E-numbers, and so these perfectly packaged products must be the answer, right? But read behind these marketing claims and there’s a high chance you will a less-than-healthy food inside that packaging.…

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Why I’ve ditched my smartphone, and maybe you should too!

27th July 2016

What does being connected mean to you? From the moment I started my business 10 years ago, it meant constant access my emails at all hours of the day. I started with a Blackberry, then a Samsung Galaxy smart phone, before eventually moving to an iPhone. Having the world in my pocket seemed the ultimate solution to running a business whilst juggling college, a family home and all the chores it brings with it, and 2 young children. But recently…

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As featured on Yahoo Style!

14th March 2016

Everyone knows that a night out on an empty stomach usually equals a one-way ticket to vomit town. There are the standard tricks to help ease a hangover: glass of milk before drinking alcohol, don’t follow wine with beer, toast and two pints of water before bed, blah blah blah. There’s only one way to guarantee no hangover, and that’s not drinking alcohol at all…. but what are the best foods to stave off your hangover if you do drink?…

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5 ways to slow down when you don’t have time!

10th February 2016

This morning, on my way into clinic, I witnessed a young lady in her mid-20’s being knocked off her feet by a cyclist. The cyclist hadn’t jumped a traffic light, nor was he cycling on the pavement. The lady, presumably on her way into work, was in such a rush that she chose not to wait for the lights to change at the junction and attempted to cross the busy road while the traffic was moving. A handful of city-workers helped her to…

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