Thyroid Health Workshop

If your thyroid isn’t functioning quite as it should be then why not book your place on my talk on the 4th June 3-5pm in White Waltham, Maidenhead. We will cover: What the thyroid does What can go wrong Understanding blood test results How to help yourself – food and lifestyle advice The event is booking only and great value …

Lunchbox Helper

Do you need a lunchbox helper?  Are you forever wondering what to give your child at school lunchtime? Having a healthy lunch as a growing child is extremely important.  Some of the benefits include: Maximising nutrient intake to support growth and development Refuelling them after a long morning of learning & play Helps give them energy throughout the afternoon Provides brain …

PAMPs and Health

PAMPS – what on earth are they?! Standing for “Pathogen Associated Molecular Patterns” and discovered by the University of Leicester, these harmful bacterial are thought to increase a person’s risk of diseases such as coronary artery disease and type 2 Diabetes. Announced in February this year by the University, this finding is potentially huge.  The PAMPs are found on processed …

Surviving the BBQ Season

  The Great British BBQ!! Have you tried for the last few months to eat well and get your body looking a little healthier for summer and then “BAM” barbecue season hits and threatens to derail all your hard work and make you pile on the pounds again?  If this is a yes for you then read on – this article …

Sandwiches

Earlier in the year was national sandwich week and a big celebration of this bread based product. …..and what’s not to like, it’s convenient, portable, quick to make and has plenty of filing options! For many, it’s a lunchtime staple.  In fact, according to the Flour Advisory Bureau sandwiches make up 50% of the UK’s annual bread consumption.  Despite this statistic …

Sugar Vs Artificial Sweetener

“Sugar is bad” – that’s what we are constantly told by the media, slimming groups, dentists and GP’s. Even the government’s ‘Changes for Life’ campaign tells us to make sugar swaps. Their advice?…… switch to low sugar alternatives. According to the campaign we should…

Skin Health

Skin Health The skin is the largest organ in the body.  It physically protects your bones, muscles and internal organs, protects your body from outside diseases, and allows you to feel and react to heat and cold to regulate your body heat. So it’s pretty special and needs special care to maintain it! Everyone’s skin is different and the concerns …

Healthy Breakfast

What was in your breakfast bowl this morning?  Was it a healthy breakfast? Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day.  Eating within an hour or two of waking can help with weight regulation1, concentration2 and even your daily mood3 Don’t be fooled into thinking that skipping breakfast will save on calories.  In reality, you are more likely …