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January 13, 2020

How we store our food can make a big difference to its taste and freshness. Whilst some foods need to be refrigerated to protect our health, others will last longer in the fridge and others may not do so well. Check out some common foods below and the best way to store...

August 4, 2019

Processed foods have become a convenient solution to a busy modern lifestyle. Whilst we often think of processed foods as junk food, pretty much anything that comes out of a packet may be considered as processed.  We can regularly consume these foods often deemed as ‘h...

July 16, 2019

Keep it simple. Over cleansing and exfoliating can disrupt the natural barrier function of the skin thereby increasing sensitivity, dehydration and breakouts.

Monitor symptoms. If you suffer from inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea or even breakouts...

June 18, 2019

With the recent popularity of trendy diets such as paleo and keto, the health benefits and importance of including whole grains in the diet has been over looked. Whole grains make up an important part of a healthy diet providing prebiotic fibre which is  important for...

April 9, 2019

We know that eating a plant based diet is one of the best things we can do for our health however is it dangerous to totally cut out all animal derived products from our diet?  Eating a diet high in animal protein and animal fats may increase our risk of disease yet to...

March 21, 2019

​Including more plants in your diet is key to improving overall health and wellbeing. Plants are rich in important fibre,vitamins and minerals that help to lower blood pressure and LDL  cholesterol, reduce the risk of diabetes, and help maintain a healthy weight, all...

January 9, 2019

Protein, protein, protein,we are being bombarded with protein! The health and fitness industry is pushing a plethora of  different types, brands and blends of protein powders. It doesn't stop there, the amount of snacks (that are often highly processed and sugary) with...

December 30, 2018

At this time of year there is plenty of media attention on ‘detoxing’ and cleansing.  Many of us believe special diets, slimming teas, and juice cleanses are needed to detox the body but in all of this we forget that our bodies are extremely smart and are designed for...

December 20, 2018

Staying on the health wagon over Christmas need not be daunting; it all comes down to choosing healthier options, enjoying a few treats and not feeling guilty or deprived. Christmas is a time of celebration, spending quality time with family or friends and enjoying goo...

November 17, 2018

Collagen vs. Gelatin

There is currently lot of hype in the media about collagen and gelatin, with new products popping up almost daily on health food store and beauty clinic shelves. So, what exactly are they? How are they different from each other? And what are their h...

October 29, 2018

Regularly consuming yoghurt can be highly beneficial to our health by providing a rich source of nutrients such as calcium, B vitamins particularly Riboflavin B2 and protein. Not all yoghurts however are created equally and so knowing which yoghurts are the healthiest...

October 15, 2018

If you are constantly finding limp lettuce, wilted herbs and soft carrots at the bottom of your fridge, then  I have some handy tips to make your fruit and veggies last longer. Not only will they reduce food waste but they will save you your hard earnt cash and keep th...

September 10, 2018

What to look for when buying bread

With so much fear and misunderstanding about carbs, the humble loaf is getting a bad wrap (see what I did there). Bread can form a healthy part of a balanced diet providing fibre, protein and nutrients such as calcium, phosphorous, pot...

August 8, 2018

When it comes to sugar there is a lot of clever advertising out there. Brown sugar, coconut sugar, honey, agave, maple syrup are all forms of sugar. There is a common misconception that choosing a natural sugar like Rice Malt Syrup without the fructose (the sugar most...

June 17, 2018


Full fat, skimmed, almond, oat, rice and soy, with such a vast array of milk available in the supermarkets, the choice can be daunting. I see so many people swapping over to plant based milk under the belief that plant milk is a healthier choice. The common misconcept...

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