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January 7, 2018

Eat fat to lose fat

Eating good fats is crucial to a healthy well balanced diet. We need to eat fat for many biological functions including hormone production and regulation, brain function, a healthy nervous system, energy production, cell immunity, healthy lung functi...

December 11, 2017

New research finds that eating cheese may reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease

If you have a cheese fetish and  feel guilty after devouring a hefty wedge of brie off the cheese platter fear not I have good news! It has long been thought that eating cheese leads t...

December 3, 2017

Can we drink alcohol over Christmas and stay healthy?

With the party season in full swing it’s very easy to get caught up in a whirl wind of social engagements and the sound of popping champagne corks. Whilst Christmas is a time to let our hair down and enjoy the celebr...

October 15, 2017

Every single nutrient that we eat has a biochemical function within the body. Many nutrients work in synergy with one another meaning they cannot function properly without each other. Vitamins, minerals and macronutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates and fats are cr...

September 11, 2017

Your mother may have told you when you were young to eat your greens and she was right. Green vegetables are full of health promoting nutrients to keep you feeling vibrant and full of energy. Including more plant based meals by upping our vegetable intake can do wonder...

August 28, 2017

Low carb, high fat, keto and bullet proof coffee are just some 'it' phrases for those following the new diet craze that is taking the wellness industry by storm.  The ketogenic diet is fast gaining a cult like following amongst fitness experts, medical professionals an...

July 23, 2017

The diet myths that may be putting your health at risk. 

There are so many misconceptions about what healthy eating really is, our notion of healthy eating is getting lost in a mound of quinoa flakes, gluten free raw food paleo bars and activated almond milk. We are eat...

June 25, 2017

Is it a myth that you can cook with olive oil and is canola oil really as bad as they say?

Knowing which are the best oils to cook with can be confusing as there is so much controversy online and in the media. Quite often there is scaremongering by online communities an...

April 26, 2017

Fiona busts the myths surrounding activated charcoal with Ed Phillips. 

To listen click here

March 9, 2017

We all seem to love a new diet or food fad craze that promises us an easy way to lose weight and stay fit and healthy. You only have to look at the rows of books in the health section of your local book store or hop on the internet to find out what the Hollywood stars...

February 26, 2017

With the current trend of reducing animal based food intake on the incline, more and more people are turning to a vegan inspired diet. The health benefits of a high plant based diet cannot be denied. Plant based diets have been associated with lowered obesity, lower ca...

January 19, 2017

Blink and you’ll miss it. Every few months there appears to be some health guru telling us about the latest superfood or healthy eating trend. You may have heard that dairy is the devil or that raw food is the ultimate in healthy eating. With so much conflicting inform...

January 13, 2017

What is it and do I need it?

Fodmap

The Fodmap diet is gaining popularity amongst the Hollywood crowd for helping to achieve a flatter tummy  but really it was designed to help those suffering from more severe gut issues such as IBS, many of whom report marked improvemen...

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