Is Intermittent Fasting Safe?

Intermittent fasting is a dietary approach that involves cycling between periods of fasting and eating. It has gained popularity for potential health benefits, such as weight loss and cellular repair. Common intermittent diet regimes include 5:2 or 16:8 But does it stand up to the hype?   Intermittent fasting and cell renewal The research on […]

How can I stay on track with my weight loss goals at Christmas?

Christmas is coming and some of you may not be filled with Christmas cheer as you worry about how you will navigate the lack of routine, changes in the way you may eat, delicious foods that may be on your ‘naughty list’ are everywhere, all of which leads to a feeling of dread and panic […]

What is the Best Diet for Health?

I write this at a time where many of you may have been bombarded with different post Christmas diets, all claiming to be the miracle cure to reduce your weight, cure your illness and detox your body.  You may be confused, which one is best, worried about why you don’t seem to have the willpower […]

Is a Vegan Diet Always Healthy?

This month sees the return of Veganuary and its popularity is growing.  Over 580,000 people chose to take up the challenge in 2021 and this number is set to increase this year. The results from the Veganuary survey showed that more than half of those involved took part for ethical reasons, either to protect the […]

How to get ‘5 a Day’ for your Mental Wellbeing

Looking after our mental health can feel like an uphill challenge, here’s a way to make things a little more simple! Most of us have heard of getting our 5 a day and usually this refers to eating enough fruits and vegetables, which is always a great thing to do, but with this week being […]

Do Carbs Make Me Fat?

Carbs seem to be high on the list of nutrients we love to hate! We have all heard the phrase ‘No carbs before Marbs’, the belief that carbs make us fat is so long held, this has become a normal part of our vocabulary. So many feel that they must avoid carbs to avoid weight […]

Do I really need to take Vitamin D?

I can’t believe we are in Autumn already. The sunny days on summer holidays will soon be a distant memory and with that in mind, it is a good time to remind you that it’s nearly time to consider taking or restarting your Vitamin D supplements. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is known as […]

Do I need to take supplements?

Do I need to take supplements is one of the most common questions I am asked and with the global market in vitamin and mineral supplements ever growing, last year is was valued at £135 billion and it is predicted to grow around 10% each year from now until 2030, it is hardly surprising that […]