In the past few years, the wellness industry has grown exponentially, providing us with a plethora of so-called ‘self-care’ activities like hydrating sheet masks or an evening trip to the spa. But do these really count as self-care? In reality, self-care is far from being a modern creation and cannot be reduced to the products […]
The sun is finally starting to shine and there’s nothing that screams summer like the delicious Italian combination of Tomato, Basil and Olive Oil. As part of my most recent detox programme, I’ve been helping my community discover nutritionally dense, energy-boosting, delicious meals that leave you feeling great! So, get hold of some plump, red, […]
We all know that familiar 4pm feeling when the day is not done but you most definitely are. The afternoon energy slump is completely normal but it can be a real pain when you’ve still got things to do. Feeling tired or sluggish is hardly conducive to a productive afternoon so in a bid to […]
Why is it that just when we feel like we’ve got into a healthy, sustainable pattern of regular exercise or healthy eating, that we end up undermining our progress and giving into our cravings? Or leaning back into unhealthy habits? It’s called self-sabotage and it’s more common than you think! Self-sabotaging is a problem I […]
Developing your understanding of nutrition often involves a good amount of myth busting and debunking the misconstrued messaging that can lead to drastic dietary changes. This week I’m exploring the importance of including protein in every meal and busting the myth that a high protein diet is solely for body builders! To help […]
Having spent the majority of lockdown stuck at home, it’s likely that our diets or eating habits have changed. With easier access to the food in our cupboards, ensuring we’re stocked up on healthy snacks and nutritious ingredients has never been more important. Although many of us have a good understanding of what foods […]
For many working women, meal times have become a thing of necessity, rather than pleasure or nutrition. Particularly in the current crisis, if you’re fortunate enough to still be working, the blurred lines of office/ home have likely resulted in longer hours and shorter (if any) breaks for food. As we rush to refuel ourselves, […]
From a young age, we’re taught that vegetables are a key staple in a healthy diet – anyone remember the phrase, ‘You can’t have pudding until you’ve finished your vegetables’? As much as it felt like a punishment at the time, you grow up and realise just how essential fruit and vegetables are for your […]
Learning to separate the guilty culprits from the innocent suspects is essential when it comes to learning which fats to eat and which to avoid. Unfortunately, like most nutritional categories, healthy fats have fallen victim to their counterpart’s bad reputation and now we’re all a bit confused by exactly how fats can be good for […]
Carbohydrates have undoubtedly received some bad press over the years. The media’s efforts to paint this macronutrient in a bad light has unfortunately succeeded and their tendency to sensationalise or oversimplify all the nuanced elements of a healthy diet have left us confused about what’s healthy and what isn’t. With the recent resurgence of the […]
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