November 30, 2017

I am delighted to announce that today I gained accreditation as a Foundation Level Chrysalis Effect Practitioner.

The Chrysalis Effect (www.thechrysaliseffect.com) is an organisation that supports sufferers with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia and M.E. (Mya...

November 26, 2017

Even nutritional therapists have "off" days now and again, so after a weekend of socialising and indulgence, I rustled up this Sunday brunch today to get back on track.

Scrambled egg, stir-fried kale, salad, avocado, houmous, roasted aubergine and feta cheese made...

November 23, 2017

Here's a super-speedy, low-carb, nutrient-packed, colourful breakfast that takes less than 3 minutes to prepare.

Chop up some cucumber and tomato, add a hard-boiled egg, one small avocado and a dollop of houmous.

Some people are afraid of eating eggs, but they...

November 20, 2017

Cardiovascular disease (an umbrella term used to describe all heart and circulatory disease) causes more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK (British Heart Foundation, 2017). Cardiovascular disease is a non-communicable disease and many risk factors increase your li...

November 16, 2017

People often ask me what I give my kids for packed lunches. When I tell them I give them a salad, I get looks of surprise: "Do they really eat that?" and "How do you have the time each morning?", so today I thought I'd give you some insider info on how I prepare health...

November 13, 2017

As a nutritional therapist, I am known to advocate a low-carb approach and bread is usually a rare treat. That is until I came across Charlotte Clif and her amazing sourdough bread. As I sit in her cosy farmhouse-style kitchen in Hendon (North-west London) munching thi...

November 12, 2017

The answer is all three of them!

Fatigue, bloating, breast tenderness, mood swings, acne, insomnia, food cravings - PMS can really make your life miserable for those few days every month.

PMS is different for every woman, and can even differ each month for the same woman...

November 9, 2017

I made this colourful salad for a light supper for the family. Containing complex carbohydrate (barley), protein (edamame), healthy fats (olive oil) and plenty of antioxidant-providing vegetables and fruit, it ticked all the boxes.

Here's how I made it..... Boil up half...

November 7, 2017

Sometimes nutritional information can be so confusing. One minute we are told that a low-fat diet is best, and the next day we are told that low-carb is the way to go.

Nowhere is this more confusing than in the area of weight loss. Type “weight loss” into a search engin...

November 4, 2017

Who doesn't love roast potatoes? A favorite side dish at family dinner tables up and down the land. But is there a healthier alternative? And what did my family think of it?

I served up these orange and purple sweet potatoes yesterday evening. I also chopped up carrots...

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