Diabetes awareness week runs from June 12 to 18 2017. However not a week goes by without some reference to diabetes in the news in the UK. In November 2016, 3.6 million people in the UK had been diagnosed with … Continue reading »

Growing Old- With Ease (Not dis-Ease)

I hope you’ve all had a fabulous Bank Holiday weekend (if you’re reading this from England, Wales or Northern Ireland that is- sorry Scottish and international friends. This quote came to mind when I heard the report on the radio … Continue reading »

Health – Not just about what you eat

As a functional medicine practitioner, I look at the ‘whole person’, not just an isolated symptom. Likewise, when addressing a client’s health, I consider not just the nutrients (or lack of) that they are consuming, but the other environmental and … Continue reading »

Legumes- the Secret to Longevity?

Today I talked to the fabulous Green Pages networking group in Chester about nutrition and lifestyle for healthy ageing. Earlier this month, the Royal College of GPs predicted an explosion in chronic illness in the next 10 years. Studies have been … Continue reading »

Top 10 Tips for Optimising Health

I’m writing this in the early hours of the morning, thoughts buzzing through my head after speaking at a health themed event organised by Kirsty James of the Colony Networking Group, Lymm. There was a vast array of interesting speakers and … Continue reading »

Eat More Vegetables!

I am often asked how to eat more fruit and vegetables on a daily basis. As one of my key pieces of advice to ALL my nutritional therapy clients is to eat a rainbow of mail vegetables and fruit daily, … Continue reading »

Spooktacular Vegetable

Can you believe that this stunning creation has been grown from ingredients supplied by nature? I had this delivered in my organic veg box this morning and thought it’s beauty worth sharing with you, alongside some ideas on how to … Continue reading »

Weekend Challenge

As we prepare for the clocks to go back on Saturday night (a lie in on Sunday morning perhaps?), the reality of the end of warmer weather and cloudy, rainy, grey skies sets in. Are you affected in any way … Continue reading »

So- What DO you do?

I’m proud to describe myself as a lifelong learner. Not a day goes by without my learning another piece of information regarding nutrition that has an impact on our health. Today, I learned more details about how polyphenols in our foods … Continue reading »

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