January 31, 2018

Smoothies and juices are healthy, right? Well, the answer is not always so straight forward. 

Smoothies are made by blending ingredients, like fruits or vegetables with a liquid to make a thick, smooth drink. You drink the whole fruit because the entire thing has b...

January 24, 2018

Prevention is better than cure, so it is important to keep our immune system strong, especially during the colder months when there all sorts of nasty bugs flying around. Treat your body right, and you might find that even if you get a cold, you are over it within 24 h...

January 19, 2018

Apple crumble is one of my family’s favourite desserts, and here I have given it a healthy makeover.

The refined sugars that are present in regular crumble toppings are replaced with complex carbohydrates (oats), omega-3 fatty acids (flaxseeds), healthy fats (olive oil...

January 15, 2018

Running a private practice, my clients are usually (but not always) able to afford to buy fresh quality food and whatever supplements I might recommend them. 

Since I have started volunteering one day a week at Camden Carer's Service (CCS), I've been truly humbled by my...

January 11, 2018

Food is always in the news. One day wholemeal bread is good for you and the next it's going to give you heart disease. Every day there is a different headline about an innocent item of food - what are we to believe?

 Well the researchers have found the same thing - in f...

January 8, 2018

Detoxification. It’s a buzz word this time of year – people are looking to “detox” after the holiday season   - but what does detoxifying mean, and is it something we ought to be doing?

The good news is that our bodies are detoxifying all the time. Our kidneys and...

January 4, 2018

At this time of year, people's thoughts often turn to getting in shape and achieving those health goals.

Cake does not often figure highly on the list of things we should be eating if we are trying to do those things, but here is a delicious every-day cake that's bursti...

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