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October 19, 2019

Whilst eating a broad variety of different coloured fruits and vegetables is important for our health and well being, it would appear the cruciferous vegetables really pack a punch when it comes to disease prevention. The compound sulforophane found in cruciferous vege...

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...

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...

February 25, 2019


Non-essential amino acids are those that the body can synthesise on its own without having to get them from dietary proteins. The non-essential amino acids can be produced via different energy pathways within the body or by using the essential amino acids...

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...

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 1, 2018

We all want healthy glowing skin. Whilst many factors come into consideration when it comes to skin health such as hormones, genetics, allergies, skin damage and topical products use, feeding the skin with the nutrients it needs goes a long way to support radiant skin....

June 24, 2018

Pyroluria is a common undiagnosed and poorly understood condition that may be linked to emotional and behavioural disorders.  I often see this condition in patients with chronic anxiety and eating disorders.  Pyrrole disorder tends to be unrecognised by the medical how...

June 20, 2018

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May 23, 2018

From fermented foods, kombucha tea, ingestible beauty powders and even topical skincare, probiotic fortified products are a booming business.

Regular probiotic intake has been shown to promote the healthy balance of gut bacteria which is linked to a wide range of  healt...

April 16, 2018

Paleo, keto, low carb, high fat, intermittent fasting, vegan, raw food and the list goes on. Whatever happened to good old healthy eating? As I say in my book The Forensic Nutritionist, I have yet to meet anyone that has lived to 100 years of age that has followed one...

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