Vitamin D ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ and Wheatgrass

There is overwhelming amonuts of information out there when it comes to your health and which supplements you should be taking. I stand in front of stacked shelves in Boots and wonder do I really need them all? Do they really work? My answer to both is NO – nothing can beat eating pure Organic…

8 Must Eat Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic

Being interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, does mean that the debate about organic fruit and veg is one we can not avoid. But as we all know it is still quite difficult – and expensive – to buy organic fruits and vegetables. If you, like I, do not manage to buy everything organic – then it…

What has nutrient deficiency got to do with me?

I am joined here by Liz Butler, Nutritional Therapist, who has many years of experience with supporting people’s health. We are still living in an over-eating – undernourised society. How do you make sure that you and your family get the right nutrients? 5 Top Tips here in 2 minutes :), click below   Join…

How to know you are actually hungry (not just comfort eating)

When I give my presentations at various exhibitions or at events put on by nutritionists, I often remind people that we have a tendency of over-eating but we are actually undernourished! We live in a food-focused society, which means that the signs of hunger are often ignored and overshadowed by our deeper connection to food….

3 Simple Steps To Do Every Day For A Healthy Brain

Most of us are looking for ways to stay brain sharp and most of us wishes we had a better memory. Memory loss and cognitive decline is also a battle most people face as they get older. But is this really part of the “normal” aging process? No, not necessarily. Current research has shown us that…

Autumn Energy & Immunity Boosting Smoothies

Autumn is with us and it is the right time to stock up on nutrients to boost energy levels and strengthen the immunesystem. Thank you so much for your suggestions and ideas in the survey about what you would like to read about in the Health Updates 🙂 Here are some Delicious & at the…

Anxiety Reducing & Calming Foods

It is becoming widespread knowledge now that what we eat is related to how we feel. But this connection also means that we can ‘manipulate’ our bodies to feel and look in a certain way, and this I find hugely promising and facinating. Research is also beginning to show that there is a  gut-to-brain connection….

Can You Really Skip Breakfast?

Okay we are being told skipping breakfast is not a good idea, right? But sometimes it is tempting to think that it is extra calories and I am not that hungry. BUT I would defend eating breakfast any day! There was a story in the New York Times recently titled “Sorry, There’s Nothing Magical About Breakfast.”…