December 31, 2017

They say that it's not what you eat between Christmas and New year that's important, but rather what you eat between New year and Christmas!!

Here is a healthy sweet treat I have just made for my New year's eve guests tonight - Chocolate orange balls! Wishing you all a...

December 27, 2017

Many of us lack the basic raw materials (from food and drink) to function at our best. Intensive farming, pollution, stress, stimulants and an over-reliance on processed foods are just some of the reasons for us being deficient in vital nutrients.

As a result, we may st...

December 21, 2017

Bones are the framework on which our body supports itself – strong bones are important for good health and good nutrition is important for strong bones. Building strong bones can help protect us from conditions such as osteoporosis later in life.

The nutrients which are...

December 18, 2017

If your kids are anything like mine, then they are always ravenous when they get in from school. They just want to eat anything that’s in sight – so how do you keep them happy without filling their bellies with junk?

Here are some healthy snacks to keep your kids satisf...

December 14, 2017

When people ask me what is the most important change they can make to improve their diet, I usually answer to increase their intake of vegetables. This might seem daunting, but it doesn't have to take very much time or cost much money to eat more veg.

This main course c...

December 11, 2017

Many women dread it, some sail through unaffected, others suffer with every symptom, but however you are experiencing the menopause, this special time in your life needs different types of nourishment than you might have needed at other times.

Menopause is defined as ha...

December 7, 2017

Jam is high in sugar, right? 

Not always! I have just discovered a yummy alternative - chia seed jam! Wait! It is not as gross as it sounds!

This yummy jam has just two ingredients - strawberries and chia seeds.

I used frozen strawberries (which I had defrosted) as fresh...

December 4, 2017

People come to see me for a whole range of health issues, but there is one piece of advice that is relevant for most of them, and that is to include more protein in their meals and snacks.

This can help to reduce the glycaemic impact of carbohydrate-based meals on blood...

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