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Your Route to Thyroid Health

                                                                                                                                          Photo by Sander Weeteling on Unsplash Exhausted all day? Struggling to concentrate and remember things? Sluggish digestion? Thin, weak hair and fragile nails? Feel like your brain is made from fuzzy wool? Your thyroid may be underfunctioning! Underactive thyroid … Continue reading

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Eat A Rainbow – #1 Small Step

Ever wondered why doctors and nutrition-people (like me!) keep talking about how important it is to ‘eat a rainbow’?  (A phrase which is dangerously close to the slogan for Skittles – ‘taste a rainbow’- which will have quite the opposite … Continue reading

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7 Energy-Boosting Breakfasts – #1 Small Step

Another small step you can take towards improving energy levels and overall health, is to start the day with a nourishing breakfast.  Eating within 2 hours of waking means your body doesn’t have to produce extra stress hormones to support … Continue reading

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How To Eat Mindfully – #1 Small Step

What do indigestion, bloating, excess wind, heartburn, and weight gain all have in common? They can all be caused by not chewing food properly! It’s a simple thing to do, but chewing so often gets neglected in favour of eating … Continue reading

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Plan Your Way to Nutrition Success – #1 Small Step

When clients come for Follow On sessions, they frequently talk about how planning and organisation have been the keys to making successful changes in their diet and lifestyle. Without a bit of forward planning, even the most basic new habits … Continue reading

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IBS Relief with Nutrition & Acupuncture – Case Study

 Irritable Bowel Syndrome is one of the most common conditions clients come to see me for, seeking relief from symptoms such as constipation, pain, diarrhoea, wind, bloating and headaches. Stress is one of the main triggers for IBS, and this … Continue reading

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How can I reduce my sugar intake?

New sugar limits for sweet foods and snacks have been published today, in a bid to get food manufacturers to reduce the sugar content of products by 20% over the next 3 years. Public Health England (PHE) announced new targets … Continue reading

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Keeping your brain sharp – the Naturopathic Nutritional Way

Here in the UK there are currently 850,000 people living with dementia.  Because we are an ageing population, this figure is set to grow massively over the next few years, placing a huge strain on our already beleaguered healthcare system. … Continue reading

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Omega 3 Oils and Depression

A recent large scale study from Japan has highlighted how the national diet which is rich in oily fish, means there are lower levels of depression amongst the population. Many previous studies examining the effects of omega-3 oils on depression and mood balance … Continue reading

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Inside a Nutritional Therapist’s fridge…

One of the main reasons I don’t ‘do’ Instagram is that ten minutes browsing through reams of aspirational images related to nutrition and health leave me in despair: my kitchen isn’t stylishly minimalist, I don’t hashtag all my thoughts with … Continue reading

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