Do you struggle to lose weight? Are you constipated? Do you often feel flat, fatigued and depressed? Do you feel more sensitive to cold than your friends? If so it might be time to get your thyroid checked. Oh and for those of you who think you've already had it checked I have bad news... the sad truth is unless you have a diagnosed thyroid disorder, or unless you have paid for a specific and comprehensive test, then it's highly unlikely that you have had a full, accurate and
Some of you may be surprised to hear it but, at the beginning of 2016 I was seriously burned out. Over the last year I'd created and collaborated on some pretty amazing new projects but was feeling completely worn out and exhausted as a result. As a Nutritionist I'm lucky enough to know exactly what is needed and have a lot of great tricks and tools to hand which help with this. I ate a great diet, even going vegan for a while, supplemented myself with the right herbs and nut
Sleep - we all know we need it, we've all felt the effects of a good night's sleep and most of us too have felt the awful effects of a restless or interrupted night. Despite this, it seems to have become accepted that poor sleep is just something you have to live with - very few people try to correct it, or even know how to. Yet this is such a vital aspect to improving your health. Very little improvements are felt until you correct this essential function. So let's first loo
Let me start by saying that I LOVE coffee!. Seriously, I do. It's delicious and there's nothing quite like knowing that hot steamy beverage is always there when you need that pick me up on a tough day.
However if you find that you are scraping yourself out of bed in the mornings, can't focus without your coffee fix or suffer headaches if you go too long between doses - this is a sign that valuable energy resources are being depleted. You are on the fast track to long and pe
As a Nutritionist I really do believe that each person needs to be seen as an individual. That each person who steps in to my office has their own particular needs, preferences, health requirements and of course available time to dedicate to preparation. I firmly believe that this all needs to be taken into consideration when I'm designing the ideal dietary guidelines for someone. So when I'm asked, "what is the perfect diet?" my answer is that there is no one answer for ever