The Many Benefits of CBD

It’s been long known that components of the cannabis plant have healing properties. The potential medicinal properties of marijuana and its components have been the subject of research and heated debate for decades. The first cannabis-based medicine became available in the UK under prescription in 2015 and CBD was legalized for medicinal use in 2017. SinceContinue reading “The Many Benefits of CBD”

Let’s Talk About Inflammation in the body

Inflammation refers to your body’s process of fighting against things that harm it, such as infections, injuries, and toxins, in order to heal itself. When something damages your cells, your body releases chemicals that trigger a response from your immune system. The reason to eat a healthy diet and to lead a healthy lifestyle isContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Inflammation in the body”

Transitioning Towards a Plant-Based Diet

Eating a healthy, nutrient-rich diet is so important to me and forms the basis for all of my work. What you put into your body will make a bigger difference to your health, vitality, energy and how you look than anything else. When people work with me they either want to lose stubborn weight, increaseContinue reading “Transitioning Towards a Plant-Based Diet”

Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress

Stress is a big problem in modern life. Research in 2018 found that 74% of UK adults had felt so stressed over the year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. In addition, it was found that 81% of women said this compared to 67% of men. Left unchecked, long-term stress can lead to aContinue reading “Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress”

The Health Benefits of Mushrooms

How do you feel about mushrooms? I know some people cannot stand them and have memories of slimy mushrooms eaten as children. And how many of us have gone for a big breakfast, only to experience the slimy tinned mushroom appearing on our plates. It seems a lot of people have mushrooms on their ‘foodContinue reading “The Health Benefits of Mushrooms”

Healthy Ageing from the inside out

Today I am going to talk about ageing. I know none of us really want to go there, or accept it’s happening, but it’s the natural process of growing older which happens to all of us. To some extent the ageing process is genetically determined, but it’s also influenced by other factors, in particular, dietaryContinue reading “Healthy Ageing from the inside out”

Superfoods

Superfoods – what’s all the fuss? The term ‘Superfoods’ has been around for a while now. It refers to a variety of foods which contain all or nearly all the vitamins, minerals, and trace minerals your body needs. There are some everyday foods which are worthy of the title and then there are others whichContinue reading “Superfoods”

Headaches and How to Avoid Them

We have all suffered from a headache, whether it was because of illness, caffeine withdrawal, dehydration or stress. However, some of us suffer from recurring headaches regularly, which are at the best annoying and at the worse debilitating. When this happens, the easiest solution is to take a painkiller to make the pain go away.Continue reading “Headaches and How to Avoid Them”

Insomnia and Sleep

Next to a good diet and exercise, good sleep is one the essential things our body and mind needs to function correctly. Sleep is as important as drinking water, feeding our bodies the correct nutrients and breathing. Many biological processes happen during sleep, it’s when the body restores and repairs itself. The nerve cells communicateContinue reading “Insomnia and Sleep”