Vitamin D has been a hot topic in nutrition and medical science for a few years now. But there is still quite a lot of confusion around its precise benefits, how much we need to enjoy those benefits, and where we should get it. So I'm going to give you a whistle-stop tour of the things I want my clients to know about Vitamin D.Read More
Hangry happens when you push your body past both of these stages and to a point where your mood, behaviour and perhaps even your performance is compromised. While we know all to well what it feels like to be hangry, science has only recently put it under the spotlight. Read more here, plus my top “hanger-management” tips!Read More
As a nutritionist I'm a BIG fan of soups!They are both warming and hydrating. That's an especially good if you have come down with the dreaded lurgy! And they can be super healthy too - if you prepare them right! So I thought I should share my top tips for making soups that are delicious AND nutritious!!Read More
Anthocyanins are a specific type of phytonutrient, providing the vibrant red-orange and purple-blue-violet pigments in fruit, veggies and other plant foods like grains and legumes. And studies are increasing revealing their powerful health benefits! Read more here!
A recent peer-reviewed study described purslane as a ‘‘power food’’ of the future because of its high nutritive and anti-oxidant properties. Find out why it's one of my favourite leafy greens!Read More
It’s that time of year…. The combination of the festive season aftermath and new years resolutions will drive many of us to try one “detox” or another. Whether it’s shakes, juice fasts, online programs or an combination of all three, every second health coach and “wellness guru” on the internet seems to be spruiking one program or another. Before you pay you hard-earned money to be really, REALLY hungry (and tired and headachy!) for a week or so, check out my list of 7 things to do instead!Read More
2017 is fast drawing to a close, and many of our shiny, sparkly, fabulous New Year's Resolutions have fallen by the wayside…. Don't declare the year a complete write-off just because it is almost over. I'm inviting you to join me in my quest to FINISH STRONG!!!Read More
So many people think they have to make huge life-altering changes their diet to improve their health and lose weight. And sadly, the prospect of such big changes cause many people to give up before they even start. I want to shout from the rooftops: getting healthier, having more energy and maintaining a healthy weight should not require disruptive, unpleasant changes to your life!! You just need to make small, sustainable tweaks. And embed them until they become a permanent habit. And then make a few more simple tweaks. You get the picture! So here are a few simple, relatively painless, tweaks you can make to your diet today which will yield high positive benefits over time!Read More