Tag Archives: energy

Wake Up Water! Inspiring ideas to help you drink more water everyday – #1 Small Step

It’s so easy to get to the end of the day and realise you haven’t drunk enough water.  Low energy, headaches, muscle aches and cramps – these are all telling signs that your body needs a drink (of water!). The … Continue reading

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Does Food Affect Your Mood? Find out with this FREE Food, Mood & Movement Tracker – #1 Small Step

Are you curious about the connections between what you eat and how you feel? Do some foods cause energy slumps, bloating, crazy bowel habits or skin breakouts, but you can’t pinpoint the culprits? Keeping track of how your body responds … Continue reading

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Get organised with this FREE 7 Day Meal Planner – #1 Small Step

When clients come for Follow On sessions, they tell me how planning and organisation have been the keys to making successful changes in their diet and lifestyle. Planning and organising are the foundations to your new way of eating.  You … Continue reading

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Menopause mayhem? Get back in balance with natural nutrition

As if we ladies haven’t got enough to do in our 40s and 50s, juggling jobs, homes, family and fitness whilst finally (finally!) not caring what other people think of us, along comes the hormonal havoc of menopause. Hot flushes.  … Continue reading

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Fermented Foods with fermenting expert Rachel Dickson from Loaded Table

A few years ago, my husband had an unpleasant encounter with kimchi in Korea.  I’ll spare you the details, suffice to say it involved a rotting buried cabbage being dug up and served for dinner.  It certainly made for a … 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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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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Clean Eating? I quite like being a bit dirty…

‘Clean Eating’ is the new buzz-phrase in nutrition.  Endorsed by countless celebrity dieters and fitness professionals filling Instagram with image of mashed avocado and raw brownies, this so-called new way of eating revolves around ‘clean’ foods and the avoidance of … Continue reading

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