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  • Nutritional Challenges In Vegan And Vegetarian Diets

    Embracing a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle may in part be driven by ethical considerations such as, animal welfare, environmental sustainability or health reasons. Research suggests whole unprocessed plant based diets are associated with reduced cardiovascular…

    27 Jan 2024

    by Guest
  • Chronic Stress In The Development Of Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism or an “underactive thyroid” is a condition where the thyroid gland produces inadequate thyroid hormones (1). Common symptoms include, weight gain, fatigue, cold intolerance, hair loss, constipation and poor memory (2). It is estimated…

    02 Nov 2023

    by Aishling Hannigan-Murphy
  • What is the Mediterranean Diet?

    Many things may spring to mind when thinking about the Mediterranean- warm blue seas, hot summers, sunny skies, rugged hilly landscapes, fresh seafood, and lots of olive oil. It is a geographical region of lands…

    30 Nov 2022

    by Claudia Ripamonti
  • The Power of Fibre

    Over many years, research has been growing around the profound impacts that nutrition and diet have on the health of the human body. Dietary fibre has been recognised as a nutritionally important, health-promoting food ingredient…

    26 Oct 2022

    by Claudia Ripamonti
  • How Do I Manage My Anxiety?

    There is no doubt that anxiety can be a debilitating mental health issue affecting all areas of life, including work, relationships, self-esteem and cognition. According to the World Health Organisation, anxiety and depression increased by…

    29 Aug 2022

    by Mémé
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) – UGH !

    You are likely well aware of the complex ecosystem of organisms of the gut microbiome, including bacteria, yeast, fungi and viruses. But did you know that the vagina and the bladder also have their own…

    14 Jul 2022

    by Scotti McLaren
  • Boxes

    Are you in a box? Learn what this means and how widening your perspective may help broaden your horizons and lead you to step outside your box. Amazon boxes, Christmas boxes, gift boxes, storage boxes.…

    29 Dec 2021

    by Rachel
  • Foods To Support The Immune System - Immune Supporting Prawn…

    Serves 4 A versatile and simple curry packed with powerful antibacterial and antiviral garlic and ginger along with juicy prawns that are a rich source of zinc, a mineral that strengthens immune cells to fight…

    30 Nov 2021

    by Caroline
  • Foods To Support The Immune System

    Our immune system is not just one single thing in one place - it is a very complex, multi-layered defence system made up of a collection of proteins, organs and parts of the body that…

    01 Nov 2021

    by Caroline
  • How Your Gut Bacteria Can Influence Your Weight

    How Your Gut Bacteria Can Influence Your Weight Obesity is one of the most prevalent health issues and leading risks for global death of the 21st century. It is a major risk factor for serious…

    28 Jan 2021

    by viktoria
  • An Introduction to Resilience

    What is resilience? If we think of a tree planted in a different climate, they simply adapt. This is resilience. We have the same ability to respond to environmental changes and recover with the least…

    14 Dec 2020

    by Venetia
  • Physical Exercise and Immunity

    We already describe our immune system as the ‘intelligent deployment of defence agents in the body’ in earlier blogs. Therefore it makes sense for us to keep this protective system not only up to date…

    06 Aug 2020

    by Venetia Mitchell
  • Sleep and Immunity, Is there any link? (Part 2 of…

    In part 1 of our look at sleep and the immune system, we focused on sleep itself. In part 2, we examine the link between sleep and immune function. We’ve all heard that getting enough…

    28 May 2020

    by Nigel
  • Mental Health and Mindfulness

    10th to 16th May is Mental Health Awareness week and the theme this year is “nature”.  Taking a walk in nature, can help your awareness to be present without the distractions of work, TV, social…

    11 May 2021

    by Mémé
  • Sleep – How important is it? (Part 1 of 2)

    In part 1 of our look at sleep and the immune system, we’ll focus on sleep itself. It is one of the most powerful things there is for supporting good health, and it’s free. In…

    15 May 2020

    by Nigel
  • What Is the Immune System And Tips To Support It

    At this time of the year, we often feel run down and seem to be more susceptible to colds or viral infections. By the end of winter, we become tired of the weather and cloudy…

    24 Apr 2020

    by Antje
  • Saturated fat – What’s the story?

    The debate about saturated fat and health has been ongoing for the last 70 years, so let’s take a look at some of the facts. The history of the low-fat diet The “fat-heart hypothesis” began…

    03 Apr 2020

    by Mémé
  • Mood and food. What is the gut-brain connection?

    When we have an intuitive thought we say “I’ve got a gut feeling that…. ”. When you look at the science behind that expression there are some really interesting facts about why our thoughts are…

    14 Feb 2020

    by Mémé
  • Menopause?

    Menopause sadly continues to be a taboo topic. My mother never discussed it, nor did any of my older friends, neither during nor after ‘The Change’. It is only recently, as I approach fifty, and…

    02 Feb 2020

    by Scotti McLaren
  • Post-Holiday Health

    Are you feeling bloated? Tired? Hungover? Christmas and New Year celebrations are a great opportunity to enjoy festive favourite foods and drinks. The problem is they may not be in line with the healthy habits…

    11 Jan 2020

    by Mémé
  • What Powers Your Life?

    Work, sports, hobbies, charities, family or friends? Whatever it is that powers your life, there’s also a biochemical factor that helps to fuel your life? Whether this is mental of physical fuel, it all starts…

    04 Dec 2019

    by Mémé
  • Is Broccoli Really a Superfood?

    Why Broccoli? Most people when they hear ‘eat your broccoli’ may think of it as being just one of the government’s recommended ‘5-a-day’ fruit and vegetables (1) and that they know it's important to eat…

    20 Mar 2019

    by Nigel
  • Empowering Your Health – Taking The First Step

    With the rise of many diseases such as diabetes, cancer and autoimmune diseases, healthcare has reached saturation point where hospitals and those in the medical field are no longer able to cope with the workload…

    17 Apr 2019

    by Mémé
  • Stress, Health Effects & The De-Stress Kit

    We’ve all heard how stress is bad for your health but some of us don’t even know we are stressed. How stressed you feel can be different to how much your body is able to…

    01 Apr 2019

    by Mémé
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