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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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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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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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Feeling flat, low and stuck? Take inspiration from the Yorkshire Mums’ who rowed the Atlantic!

Top of my List of Inspiration this week are the Yorkshire Rows: 4 brave and amazing women from Yorkshire who have just rowed the Atlantic ocean and achieved the World Record for being the oldest ladies to do it. Helen, … Continue reading

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Workshop – Balancing Female Hormones

As part of the York International Women’s Festival I am running this exciting workshop focusing on female hormone health.  Join me on Friday 18th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Friends Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York and discover… What exactly your … Continue reading

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Discover the benefits of a Seasonal Cleanse

Spring and autumn are nature’s seasons of change and transformation.  We can tap into these natural rhythms and enjoy a cleansing programme of our own to boost circulation, digestion, energy and vitality. An effective cleanse is more than just drinking … Continue reading

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