Vitamin D - What You Need to Know

Vitamin D - What You Need to Know

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.

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The Science of Hangry & My Top Tips for "Hanger-Management"!

The Science of Hangry & My Top Tips for "Hanger-Management"!

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!

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My Top Tips for Super Nutritious Soups!

My Top Tips for Super Nutritious Soups!

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!!

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The Amazing Anthocyanins in Purple Plant Foods

The Amazing Anthocyanins in Purple Plant Foods

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!


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Forget New Years Detox Programs. Do these 7 things instead!

Forget New Years Detox Programs. Do these 7 things instead!

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!

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12 Small Simple Steps to Healthier Eating Habits

12 Small Simple Steps to Healthier Eating Habits

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!

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