Nutrition Made Easy For Busy People

Foods For A Healthy Immune Function

There’s no doubt that diet and lifestyle can play a big part in keeping us fit and well and supporting a robust immune function. Optimum health is very much at the top of the agenda for us all right now with the spread of the Corona virus (Covid 19) but, READ MORE

Balance Your Hormones with the Right Diet

It's never too early to be thinking about your hormones, because your body is laying the groundwork for the menopause much earlier than you might think and the right diet and lifestyle in your 30s and 40s will set you up for a healthy and happy midlife. I still find it READ MORE

4 Great Reasons to Eat Sourdough

There’s much more to sourdough than just great-tasting bread; in fact, there are a number of surprising health benefits, so that you could be giving your body, as well as your taste buds, a real treat. Some interesting research is emerging to suggest that eating sourdough could be a very READ MORE

Healthy High Street Lunch – Grab & Go Picks and Pitfalls

The spring menus are here, so it’s time for my latest review of the popular High Street grab-and-go options. If you’re not sure what to choose, here’s my list of picks and pitfalls from a range of outlets, including Pret, Leon, Itsu, Subway and Greggs. The first thing to focus on is how to READ MORE

The 40 Fruit and Veg Challenge

If you like a challenge but don’t want to follow a radical detox programme, this one’s for you! When a nutritional therapist colleague challenged me to eat 40 different fruit and veg in a week, a combination of professional pride and my competitive streak ensured that there was no way READ MORE

Cereal Bars: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

They may be a handy grab-and-go snack but cereal bars aren’t always as healthy as they seem and many of them are packed with sugar. If you’re in the habit of using a cereal bar to keep you going then you could easily be having the same amount of sugar READ MORE

Foods to Fight the Flu

With cold and flu season upon us, here are four tips to help you keep fighting fit throughout the winter. 1. Vegetables are vital If you normally tuck into an orange at the first hint of a sore throat, it could be time to think again. Adding a red pepper to your READ MORE

How to Keep Calm and Cheer Up

If the recent political and economic turmoil, disappointment over the football or simply the endless series of chilly, wet days have been getting you down, it could be time to take a nutritional approach to managing your mood. Activating the body’s natural cheering and calming systems is likely to make READ MORE

Brain Food – Boosting Mood, Memory and Motivation

With the spotlight on mental health today, it's a great time to review what you're eating to help maximise your motivation and concentration and reduce symptoms of low mood and anxiety  There’s no doubt that the right diet can have a major impact on our brain and its performance, but READ MORE