Here are a few articles that I’ve put together over the past few months …

  • What inspires me to write about this and how you can benefit from more colour in your life.

  • The bottom line is we should be feeding our gut with wonderful brightly coloured plant foods and the larger the diversity seems to correlate nicely with the diversity of bacteria in your gut which is a good thing.

  • There’s definitely a few ways of connecting those two things. However with a bit of knowledge we can search out food that can help us support our emotional responses and provide the nutrients to produce hormones which will make us feel good.

  • Dementia is now the leading cause of death in the UK(1) and Alzheimer's Disease is the most frequent cause of age-related cognitive decline. This programme concentrates on changes to diet and lifestyle that we can make now to optimise cognitive health.

  • "Mummy is Fat good for you?" Several minutes later bored looking child switches off. In this blog I give you the basics and the jargon and talk about which foods contain which fats.

  • How is stress effecting you? Are you strung out? or burnt out? simple ways to help manage your stress before it effects your health.

  • We know that western society is on average consuming too much sugar and that its detrimental to health, but what can be done and what can we personally do.

  • Whilst peoples reaction to the word sauerkraut is not always positive, I've yet to get a negative reaction on testing. The article explains the many reasons why we should make Sauerkraut part of our routine.

  • Chia appears to be the new thing, add it to your smoothies, Bircher Muslei or gluten free bread its a new "miracle ingredient" a must have in the nutritional world. Does it really warrant this media attention.

  • As a vegetarian for 25 years my view on the health benefits of such a diet has changed, although this wasn't my primary reason in taking up the diet, I can now see the advantage for me to include more animal protein in my diet. Here are some of those key reasons.

  • Chicken is now the most popular meat in the UK averaging almost 200g per person per week, not including ready prepared chicken products. However it was not used a lot in my home when I was growing up,

  • Well this is going slowly. I feel I have "come out" by admitting and talking to people about my decision to eat meat and this is definitely a first step and has resulted already in an expectation to eat meat.

  • Having decided that I needed to start eating some meat for health reasons , I have put off the task ‘till the new year. Now, more than a week into January, my daughter, G, is keen to get me started.

  • “Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.” Winnie the Pooh in A.A. Milne's 'The House at Pooh Corner'

  • The second of two articles about seasonal super foods that were originally published in Chatterbox - Summer 2013

  • The first of two articles about seasonal super foods that were originally published in Chatterbox - Summer 2013

  • Social media and the press are certainly putting over the facts about sugar's negative effects on our health, but is the nation taking any notice?

  • This article is about coconut oil, which is something I included in my Easter recipe and touched upon how beneficial it is thought to be.

  • Cocoa beans

    Making choices every day when it comes to food is certainly a challenge, one that I help my clients with depending on their health concerns and their own personal goals. It isn’t always straightforward when it comes to chocolate ...

  • Here's an article I wrote for the Christmas 2012 edition of Chatterbox, the newsletter for Christchurch in Thame

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    I wrote this article for the Autumn edition of Chatterbox, for Christchurch in Thame