Category Archives: Blog

Spring at last…but is hayfever making you miserable?

Hayfever is an allergic reaction to normally harmless inhaled substances such as pollen from trees, flowers and grasses. As the body attempts to rid itself of the irritant, the immune system releases histamine and other immune stimulatory chemicals that cause inflammation. This results in symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose,...

Effective weight loss

For effective weight loss, the best way of shedding extra pounds is not to diet… they don’t work in the long term. This is because when you suddenly restrict the number of calories you eat your body will think there’s a famine and to survive this perceived famine will slow...

The January cleanse…

It’s seems January is the month for a ‘detox’…here’s the what, why and how. The body’s overall health depends on it’s ability to detoxify – dry spotty skin, digestive symptoms, headaches, fatigue, and stubborn weight are all signs that you may need to give yourself some ‘time-out’. A detox is...

Gastric band wearers have nutrient deficiencies too

Gastric Band Wearers Have Nutrient Deficiencies Too Between 2010-2013 around 26% of bariatric patients had gastric bands fitted (NSBR, 2015). With the updated NICE Guidelines (November 2014), recommending that in order to tackle the Type 2 diabetes epidemic the NHS should offer bariatric surgery to thousands more people each year,...

Eat A Rainbow

Discover how to Eat A Rainbow…how many different coloured fruit and veg have you had today?!...