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 of the spectrum there are those of us who plan everything, write to-do lists and seem extremely organised. At the other, there are those who 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 makeContinue 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 articles is ‘eliminate, cut down or avoid processed foods’. But what is processed food and how do we know what’s ok and what’s not? There are different types of processed food, and it’s not all bad. For instance some cheeses and butter, oilsContinue 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”

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”