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Admin99 | 15th May 2019

Case Study: Brian Horne

I have always struggled with my weight even when I was a professional footballer. The diet in those days was to eat less but it...

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Managing Eczema

Taking a Nutrition Based Approach to Managing Eczema. There are seven types of eczema with the most common being atopic dermatitis. Eczema is recognizable as...

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Gut microbiome

Our guts are hosts to trillions of tiny organisms, collectively known as the ‘microbiome’. This collection of bacteria, fungi, viruses and yeasts weighs around two...

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Balancing blood-sugar

Balancing blood-sugar levels is an art We want neither to be in a hypo-glycaemic or hyper-glycaemic state. We really want to stay somewhere in between....

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Sugar Awareness Week

It’s Sugar Awareness Week, so here’s a short and ‘sweet’ post about managing blood-sugar levels. Carbs, fruits and veggies are digested and converted into glucose,...

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Sleeping Beautifully

When we nod off, melatonin activates a complicated cascade of processes that help us to feel refreshed and healthy the next day. Our immune cells...

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Obesity and Covid-19?

Obesity. Why all the fuss about obesity and Covid-19? First of all, we need to understand that it’s not about weight. It’s not about clothes...

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The Immune System

Stress and the Immune System. When we are in stress mode – whether we’re stuck in traffic, feeling hungry or someone has been quite rude...

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Diet & Disease

Inflammation, Diet & Disease. When something threatens to damage our cells, our body releases chemicals that trigger a response from our immune system – This...

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Stress & Anxiety

If an individual is continually stressed and anxious then my first recommendation is always that they speak with their GP and seek out a good...

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Weight Loss

I have weight loss clients that come to me wanting to lose weight in order to get healthy and my message to them is always...

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Immune System

Sometimes, when we are stressed, tired or burning the candle at both ends, we find that we can get sick very easily. A nutritional therapist...

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Menopause

The peri-menopause and menopausal years are an important time for women to take good care of our emotional and physical health. A Nutritional Therapist can...

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Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue (CF) or post-viral fatigue syndrome (including long-Covid) can range from mild but excessive end of the day exhaustion to the complete inability to...

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Digestive Issues

Too many of us suffer with and put up with problematic digestion. Bloating, pain, constipation, loose stools and nausea are all indicators that there is...

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Gut Health

70-80% of our immune system is in the gut or, more accurately, the gut microbiome. The microbiome consists of trillions of bacteria, viruses, fungi and...

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Sugar

When we eat food that contains carbohydrates (fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy), our body releases insulin, which mops up the glucose molecules and shuttles them into...

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Skin Conditions

Our skin is made up of several layers which are essentially there to protect us from harmful elements in the environment. The skin is responsible...

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Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivities Food sensitivities can make us feel uncomfortable, itchy, bloated and irritable but may not necessarily show up as a ‘true allergy’ in GP...

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Vitamin D for winter…

Supplement with Vitamin D this winter… There is a growing consensus among doctors and scientists across the globe, that an individual’s Vitamin D status can...

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