Category: News

Stay safe

This is a very unsettling time for us all at the moment.  Continuous news reports of coronavirus are overwhelming, and fear is almost as great a threat as the virus itself.   This month, I thought it would be helpful to give some general guidance on keeping your immune system strong.  It’s really important to take care of […]

Read More

Balance your blood sugars

A typical modern diet, which is often high in refined carbohydrates such as bread, pasta, cakes and sweets, plays havoc with the body’s blood sugar levels.  If you carry extra weight around your waste, feel fatigued after meals, experience sugar/carb cravings, suffer from increased inflammation or have high blood pressure, it might be time to rethink […]

Read More

Listening to your body

Do you sleep well and wake up in the morning pain-free and raring to go?  Does the food you eat give you energy and vitality?  Do you generally cope with the day-to-day stresses of life?  If the answer to any of these is ‘yes’, you’re doing something right and you’re body is responding well.  Keep it up!  But if you […]

Read More

Combat the common cold

Combat the common cold It’s that time of year; if you’re not coughing or sneezing, someone close by certainly is.  If you seem to pick up every cold in sight, take a look at your stress levels.  Stress puts immense pressure on the immune system, so if you’re overdoing it, your body will struggle to cope.  But this […]

Read More

Liven up your Lymph

Liven up your lymph Do you suffer from aches and pains, feel constantly tired and seem to pick up every cough and cold in sight?  This could mean your lymphatic system is functioning below par.  Here’s how to give yours a boost. What is it? The lymphatic system is a whole network in itself.  The […]

Read More

Fabulous Fibre

We know that fibre should be an integral part of our diet.  It has a multitude of health benefits which include lowering cholesterol, stabilising blood sugar levels, feeding gut bacteria, eliminating toxins and even preventing obesity.  But in our fast paced society, it’s not always easy to meet the recommended requirements.  On the contrary, too […]

Read More

All about iron

As the summer draws to a close, I can feel the first signs of autumn in the air. We managed to soak up some final doses of vitamin D cycling along the Grand Union Canal in the glorious bank holiday sunshine.  Despite the heat, the dapples of shade and flat paths made it a wonderful way to […]

Read More

Try something new for this New Year.

The New Year is a great time for a new challenge.  But, we often make the mistake of setting too many goals that are hard to maintain.  It’s only February and we celebrate our good work by slipping back into those bad habits.  So, to keep the momentum going, my advice this year is to […]

Read More

Look after your liver

It’s hard to escape media warnings about the dangers of excessive alcohol on our health.  You may have decided to join in with the nationwide campaign to Go Sober for October.  We all know alcohol puts a strain on our liver.  But, what does that actually mean?  The problem in our society is that there’s always […]

Read More

Extend your Summer Glow

What an amazing summer we’ve had! Aside from the cooler days during August, it was such a treat to spend so many warm evenings outside without a jumper. The glorious sunshine continues, but I can certainly feel autumn in the air. If you have children, the new school term can bring a mix of emotions. […]

Read More