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Nutrition

Why You Probably DON’T Have IBS

8th March 2020

We received an email this week from an individual asking if nutritional therapy would be helpful for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). After years of suffering from bloating and constipation, they had finally managed to obtain a diagnosis from their GP and could begin to seek treatment.

Fitter Food Radio #142 – The Importance of Dietary Fat

6th March 2020

In this episode of Fitter Food Radio, we discuss why dietary fat is so important for optimal health, immunity, and performance. We also look at where to get it from to ensure you're ticking all the boxes and meeting your body's needs.

Don’t Ignore These Symptoms

23rd February 2020

When it comes to health there are many definitions and interpretations but one I think most practitioners agree upon is an individual being free from disease and the symptoms associated with it. The problem today is many people wonder around with a list of increasing ailments or signs of sub optimal health and it simply becomes the norm.

A Fitter Food Good Gut Guide

22nd February 2020

A little wind or the occasional burp every now and then is a natural sign there's some digestive activity going on inside, however, excessive occurrence of these bodily functions may be a sign that's somethings up with your gut.

Emotional Lessons From A Health Challenge

21st February 2020

Working as a Nutritional Therapist I’ve supported many clients who've been diagnosed with cancer or other life changing, health conditions. Their strength and positivity never fails to inspire me, they also discuss emotions and observations that change their outlook and priorities going forward. I wanted to share a few of them with you.

Are You Focusing On The Wrong Thing For Fat Loss?

28th January 2020

There's a common issue we see time and time again. When people want to lose body fat their primary focus shifts to exercise. It's a not necessarily an effective approach and I'm going to explain why.

It’s January And About To Get Noisy!

3rd January 2020

It’s January and about to get noisy. Personal trainers will pick up the calorie deficit baton, 'Nutritionalists' lol will fill your feed with salads, smoothies, seeds and all things anti-inflammatory. Yogi’s will do something impressively bendy and help you detox with a chaturanga or two. Sleep coaches will tell you to be in a (dark) bedroom by 8pm because circadian rhythm health rocks. The pouting, selfies and showboating will gather momentum as January kicks into action. What’s crazy is this has become LIFE.

Guidance For Thyroid Support

3rd January 2020

A common issue I see across my client base, especially for women, is a thyroid complication. Some cases have already been diagnosed and sometimes we identify them through a combination of blood testing and symptom analysis. However, there’s another pattern I’ve observed and that is people looking for a thyroid issue as an explanation for their sluggish metabolism or lack of results when it comes to weight loss.

Power Of Paleo Diet For Crohn’s and Colitis

29th December 2019

So this is pretty exciting, one of the first research studies that demonstrates how the paleo diet has the potential to be a highly effective intervention for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and likely other autoimmune diseases.

An Avocado A Day Might Keep the Doctor Away

19th December 2019

The traditional saying encouraged us to grab an apple a day and more recently a digestive health expert suggested the humble onion maybe more beneficial, especially in terms of our supporting gut bacteria and immune system, however, the avocado is the shining star of some recent health research.

Raise a Glass to More of This

7th January 2019

It's that time of year again where you begin to consider what will work this time in your quest to be healthy. Maybe you should temporarily move into the gym, just live on celery dipped in fat free yogurt or not touch a carb until the clocks go forward. Many resolutions decided (or just contemplated) in January are usually missing actual solutions to the problems that affect your health negatively. There's ONE resolution in particular which is often overlooked but could make a big difference to your wellbeing.

5 Steps To Find The Best Diet For You

16th October 2018

It never ceases to amaze me how much time and consideration people invest in choosing a car or mobile phone. At the point of purchase, you know EXACTLY what you need in terms of speed, space, cost, functionality, brand, colour and can describe the whole specification effortlessly.

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