Mind Your Microbiome

Mind Your Microbiome

Did you know we have approximately 1kg of bacteria in our digestive system?!? Research is revealing that the balance of bacteria in our bodies can have a big impact on our health, our immunity and even our psychological wellbeing. So it pays to make sure we have LOTS of the healthy good guys in there fighting the good fight for us! How do we do this? There are three things we can do: 

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One Red Cabbage: Three Delicious, Nutritious Dishes!

One Red Cabbage: Three Delicious, Nutritious Dishes!

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.

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What You Need To Know About Nutrition Studies

What You Need To Know About Nutrition Studies

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”!

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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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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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