Diabetes and what you need to know about the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
With nearly 4 million people in the UK being diagnosed with diabetes we get bombarded with masses of information about[...]
Recipe: Baked Salmon with Oranges and Cranberry Sauce
Have you still got some cranberry sauce lurking in your fridge from Christmas? Here's a great way to use it[...]
The Stress Mess: How Stress Messes with Your Health
This blog post will discuss stress and can apply at any time of the year but the last couple of[...]
Super boost your superfood – brocolli (and other veg!)
We all know that vegetables are good for us right? And lots of us know that cruciferous vegetables are really,[...]
Healthy eating will always include foods that reduce inflammation
Inflammation. This topic seems to be absolutely everywhere these days. Who in the health and wellness field is NOT talking[...]
Recipe (soaked almonds): Almond Vanilla Latte Smoothie
Here's a healthy latte recipe that's dairy free and tastes really decadent! Serves 1 ¼ cup almonds, soaked overnight &[...]
What our members say… Christina Smith’s experience of our 21 Day Transformation Programme
Having recently returned to gym-life after a break of about a year due to pesky minor health problems, I decided[...]
How Do You Get Enough Vitamin D And Why Should You?
We know all vitamins are super-important for health, right? But vitamin D is special. It’s common for vitamin D to[...]
Adrenal Fatigue – What is it and what to do about it
There’s lots of focus in the media at the moment about stress and the implications it has on our health. [...]
Recipe (Gut food fibre, Brain food omega-3): Blueberry Hemp Overnight Oats
Serves 2 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen) 1 cup oats (gluten-free) 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon chia seeds[...]
The Coconut Oil Craze – Should You Believe the Hype?
Confused by all the hype out there about what foods to eat and what to avoid? You’re not alone. Take[...]
Raw vs. Cooked – Which Contains More Vitamins and Minerals?
Fed up of cooking every day? Then perhaps you like what the advocates of a raw food lifestyle suggest, that[...]
Recipe (dairy-free probiotic): Super-Simple Coconut Milk Yogurt
Serves 6 2 cans full-fat coconut milk2 probiotic capsules, Open the probiotic capsules and empty contents into the blender. Blend[...]
Can My Aches and Pains Actually Be a Food Intolerance?
Our last blog post was all about digestive enzymes and we touched on the subject of food intolerances, so I[...]
Recipe (Stress-reducing bath salt): Lavender Bath Salts
Here's a recipe with a difference. This one's not to eat but to help you de-stress. Per bath 2 cups[...]
Is Stress Making you Fat? How to Naturally Lower The Stress Hormone (Cortisol)
STRESS!!! Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a[...]
How to read nutrition labels to help you lose weight
If you’re trying to lose weight then you should be at least glancing at the nutrition labels on the side[...]
Recipe (Selenium-rich): Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
A deficiency in selenium can affect your thyroid and slow down your metabolism so enjoy this selenium rich pudding. Serves[...]
Is the menopause the reason for your slowed metabolism?
Has the Menopause slowed down your metabolism? Does the menopause affect your metabolism? It certainly seems so if you talk[...]
Brand New Programme to Help Diabetics Manage Long-Term Blood Sugar Levels
There are currently almost 3.7 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with diabetes and it’s estimated that[...]
Is the dairy in your diet making you store belly fat?
Dairy Intolerance (Lactose, Casein, and Whey) Having a food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and[...]
Is what you know about healthy eating making you fat and tired?
Oh wow – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their[...]
How to Improve Gut Health – 29th May – World Digestive Health Day
Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in[...]
Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh
Do you want to ditch the scales? Or are you obsessed with your weight? I mean, it doesn't define you[...]
You Know Lack of Sleep Affects Weight Loss, Right?
Have you said bye bye to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all[...]
Is counting calories a good way to lose weight? Or is there a better way?
Nutrition and diet info is everywhere, I mean absolutely everywhere! And every expert tries to convince you that they know[...]
Exercise away your troubles and manage stress with movement
Lots of people do exercise for the physical benefits they get from it without really thinking about the mental benefits[...]
Is your slow metabolism stopping you from losing weight?
First of all, what is metabolism? After all, it’s a word that here a lot about these days. Well technically[...]
Fire Up Your Powerhouse – Burn calories and avoid pain!
Glutes, they’re the biggest group of muscles in the body and sit between the upper body, lower body and core. [...]
High intensity interval training (HIIT) is when you alternate between high and low intensity exercise(s) or between high intensity exercise[...]