Allergies and Intolerances – a rising nuisance?

Allergies and Intolerances – a rising nuisance?

If you look at the media and in health food shops you’d be under the impression that the majority of the population in the UK has a severe allergy or intolerance. Just the other day on the escalator on London Underground I saw a poster for the Allergy Show – a whole show just relatedView Full Post »

To Chew or not to chew, that is the question.

To Chew or not to chew, that is the question.

Quite recently I’ve noticed an ever growing trend of people drinking their meals rather than eating them.  Juices, smoothies and like have really exploded into our modern city life.  Nutribullets, Vitamix and Nutrininjas are all over the place and probably some of the most talked about machines in 2016.  If you listen to people theyView Full Post »

The power of Superfoods

The power of Superfoods

  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years the term “Superfoods” will have hit you from all directions, and it’s all over social media and the mainstream press.   What is the power of Superfoods and what does the term “Superfoods” mean to you? I asked a few people andView Full Post »

That just takes the gall (bladder)

That just takes the gall (bladder)

Do you know where your gallbladder is and what it does? No? Then you’re not alone. Most of us have heard of people suffering from gallstones or problems with their gallbladder but unless you remember your biology you may not remember details of what it is and why we need it. The digestive system isView Full Post »

5 Tips for Healthier Skin

5 Tips for Healthier Skin

Do you look at some people’s skin with great envy wondering why yours is not as good as theirs?  What do you think their secret may be? We have to accept that much of the original structure of our skin is down to our DNA and some people are naturally more prone to dryness andView Full Post »

How can I become Sugar Free in 5 weeks?

How can I become Sugar Free in 5 weeks?

“Sugar free in 5 weeks” shouts the cover of Davina McCall’s new book. It’s been reviewed by many of newspapers and magazines and books are flying off the shelves. The recipes look delicious and well thought out but is it too good to be true? A client asked me a question about this book theView Full Post »

Top tips for how to use Coconut Oil

Top tips for how to use Coconut Oil

  There’s always a super food that’s in fashion and one of those currently is Coconut oil. There are so many people who have never tried this oil and some are unsure about exactly how to use it. I’ve grown up around this oil and it’s numerous uses, so I want to give you myView Full Post »

Diet plan virgin – 1 week on

  So one week done on the Jane Plan, another 3  weeks on the diet plan to go. As promised here is a review and update on how I’ve got on with it all. I won’t lie to you, it’s not always been easy and smooth sailing.  And I never thought I’d spend my timeView Full Post »

Diet plan virgin goes on the Jane Plan diet

  I am a diet plan virgin and I’ve been sent this lovely lot of goodies from Jane Michell at Jane Plan.   I first met Jane many years ago at a business networking meeting, and we got chatting about the links with our work.  One evening we sat down to discuss the plan thatView Full Post »