Skin conditions and the food you eat

If you are one of the 80% of the population suffering from some kind of skin condition, be it in the form of acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea to name just a few – you may be shocked to learn that your diet could be the main reason for your issues. Believe it or…

Calories and why we should stop counting them

For years now, losing weight has been all about calories in verses calories out.  Every weight management programme, fitness campaign and TV ad will have you count calories for weight loss and healthy living.  It has become almost accepted that calories form our daily diet, and that men must eat no more than 2500 of…

The importance of an Alkaline/Acid diet

Maintaining the balance of alkalinity and acidity in the body is one of the most important roles of nutrition and is key in fighting weight gain. The blood is designed to have an alkaline PH (Power of Hydrogen) balance of 7.365.  It must stay within a tight range in order for us to maintain optimal…

Allergies and Food intolerance. What you need to know.

An allergic reaction occurs in the body when the immune system reacts badly to a food being eaten.  Food allergies are traditionally thought of as affecting a small number of people around the world, usually starting from childhood and continuing into adult life. The most common types of foods that trigger an immediate allergic reaction…

How to Become a healthy vegetarian

For many years we have been led to believe that eating meat is essential for health and development and for protein and calcium.  However, recent research has begun to challenge this belief and many more people are now turning to vegetarianism to reduce the chances of food related health problems. High consumption of meat has…

The Junk Trunk Diet – Your 10 Week Diet programme BOOK

If you have been trying to figure out how to lose weight without feeling constantly hungry, how to understand more about the food you eat, what is good for you and what isn’t, and pretty much everything that goes with a good, healthy lifestyle, then I am thrilled to announce that my very first nutritional…

Why cutting the ‘fat’ isn’t making you slim

Fat and the real weight epidemic problem If you have ever struggled with dieting you will know full well that cutting bad fatty foods from your diet is a good place to start when trying to lose weight. However, what you were probably never told is that in order to lose weight AND continue to feel…

Why controlling your blood sugar level is vital for weight loss

The Glycemic Index (GI) and The Glycemic Load (GL)  “A straightforward explanation and what it means for your health” When you eat carbohydrates, no matter what that food is, be it healthy, not so healthy or anything in between, it will ultimately have a direct impact upon your blood sugar (glucose) levels because the body…

Why we should slow down. Vital tips for a healthier life.

I am sitting here writing this blog post having just returned from the most incredible weekend away at a remote lake in the Cotswolds with my husband for our 20th Wedding anniversary. It was everything a ‘perfect’ weekend should be.  A stunning location with a view that has been imprinted into my memory forever.  A…

4 weight loss mistakes you probably make

You want to lose weight. You have tried just about every diet known to man. Yet somehow the weight keeps piling on.These 4 dieting mistakes will have you back on track in no time if you learn to adjust to a healthier way of thinking.