A red cabbage is such a healthy addition to your shopping trolley - provided it ends up in your stomach and not in the bin after languishing at the back of your fridge! Here are three delicious, nutritious dishes you can prepare with one humble red cabbage.Read More
The amount of energy/calories you regularly consume versus the amount you regularly expend is definitely something I think we should all keep a non-obsessive eye on, especially if you find your weight creeping up (or down) over time. But if you focus only on the calorie content of the foods you eat, you are short-changing your health! Not all calories are created equally. So here are a few other things I recommend my clients focus on when making their daily food choices.Read More
Half of the people I speak to seem to be very confused about what on earth they should and shouldn’t eat. And I can’t really blame them. There are an avalanche of news articles, blog posts, podcasts and social media posts, all reporting on “the latest study” and what it means for how you should eat. Here is a list of 5 things to take into account when reading about “the latest study”!Read More
I adore tea! And I’m not alone: tea is second only to water as the world’s most-consumed beverage. This post describes the different varieties of tea and the evidence for the health benefits of tea.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!