The Many Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is one of my favourite spices, and not only does it enhance your food, turmeric also has a good deal of health benefits, making it very good for you. Found in South East Asia, turmeric is a part of the ginger family and is a rhizome, the main stem of a plant which growsContinue reading “The Many Benefits of Turmeric”

How Milk Thistle Helps Your Liver

Today’s blog is going to be a little more specific than those of late. We are going to look at the Liver and how the plant, Milk Thistle can support its function. So why the Liver? Well, as most of you know, the liver is the major organ of detoxification. Look at it like a bigContinue reading “How Milk Thistle Helps Your Liver”

How to Sneak More Fruit and Vegetables into Your Diet!

Do you eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day? We have heard this advice so much over the years, but I would take a bet that most of you don’t. In fact, the advice now is that 5 portions is the minimum you should consume, and some nutritionists advise 10! IfContinue reading “How to Sneak More Fruit and Vegetables into Your Diet!”

PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it

My blog this week is specifically for the ladies, and we are going to look at the phenomena that is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). There is still a lot to learn about PMS and why some women experience it more than others. There is research to suggest that PMS is very much a culturally specific syndrome.Continue reading “PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it”

The Benefits of Meal Planning and How to do it

At one end there are those of us who plan everything, write to-do lists and seem extremely organised. At the other, there are those who somehow stumble through life in a more haphazard way. There is no right way, but when you are changing your health habits, it really helps if you make it asContinue reading “The Benefits of Meal Planning and How to do it”

Get to Know Your Food Labels

One of the common things that crops up in my advice and blogs is ‘eliminate, cut down or avoid processed foods’. But when it comes down to it – what is processed food and how do we know what’s ok and what’s not? There are different levels of processed food, and it’s not all bad,Continue reading “Get to Know Your Food Labels”

Why we Should all be Ensuring we Get Enough Magnesium in our Diets

Magnesium is an essential mineral that is needed for over 300 chemical reactions in our bodies.  It helps to manage normal nerve and muscle function, aids a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps to adjust blood sugar levels and assists in the production of energy andContinue reading “Why we Should all be Ensuring we Get Enough Magnesium in our Diets”

Health Tips For 40+

HEALTH TIPS FOR 40+ There is no stopping the ageing process, but moving into your 40s onwards does not mean that we can’t live a healthy and active life. What it means, though, is that you may have to make a few lifestyle changes in order to continue to do the things you enjoy. IfContinue reading “Health Tips For 40+”

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”