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Podcast: Nutrition & Health Coaching in time of Divorce or Separation

  Going through a divorce or a separation? Experiencing high levels of stress? Nutrition & lifestyle changes may not be high on your agenda right now but there are ways you can support yourself through these difficult & challenging times. It is all about nutrition and guthealth. Find more info on this podcast I did recently […]

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5 Simple Ways to Shape Up for Summer

  With Summer approaching, we are all looking to get leaner, more in shape & healthier. Some of us may have a holiday in the sun booked & want to make sure we look & feel our best to wear all these lovely summer dresses we have in our wardrobe. Well, do not worry, there […]

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‘What to eat!’ series – #18 Eggs

  Eggs are packed with healthy nutrients such as B vitamins, choline, iodine, vitamin A, D, E, K, calcium, zinc, selenium & phosphorus. They are an excellent source of protein & healthy fats & contain carotenes such as lutein & zeaxanthin which are powerful antioxidants. Organic or omega-3 enriched eggs are best. The most common […]

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How to feed our friendly gut microbes & improve our mental health

  Today is Mental Health Awareness Day. In my previous blog, I spoke about the microbiome and its importance to our health: our gut impacts all bodily systems, and particularly our mental health. Mental health problems have risen dramatically in the last few years and are affecting both individuals and healthcare providers. Allopathic medicine offers […]

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‘What to eat!’ series – #17 Haddock

  Haddock is a saltwater fish found mostly in the North Atlantic ocean. It has a white, flaky & tender flesh. It is a great source of protein, low in carbohydrates & fat. It is rich in B-vitamins (B1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9 & 12), vitamin D & minerals (magnesium, calcium, selenium, phosphorus, sodium) […]

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What is the microbiome and why is it important for our health?

  What is this microbiome we hear about everywhere these days? It is a huge area of research and as a gut health nutritionist, it is right up my street. I am especially interested into its link with mental health through the gut-brain axis (another blog needed on that subject!), which can assist with all […]

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‘What to eat!’ series – #16 Celery

  Believed to originate from the Mediterranean region, celery is a vegetable that is well known as a great low-calorie snack. It can easily be munched on, making it an ideal addition to your list of healthy on-the-go food. It comes in green stalk or seed forms. Celery is mostly made of water (95%) & […]

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‘What to eat!’ series – #15 Clementines

  Clementines are small, juicy fruits, part of the citrus family. They are small & easy to peel, making them an ideal on-the-go sweet item & a great way to boost daily fruit consumption. There are many varieties, with or without seeds & they are hybrid of oranges & mandarins. They contain high levels of […]

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Everything you need to know about grains &
what to eat on a gluten-free or wheat-free diet

  Are you confused with all the different grains available and don’t know what is what? In this blog, I clarify which grain is what and what you can eat – or not – if you have to be on a gluten-free or wheat-free diet. This makes it easy for you to know what to […]

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‘What to eat!’ series – #14 Apples

  Apples come in myriads of varieties around the world & are used in countless recipes. They come in many shapes, colours & textures & are the ultimate on-the-go, ready-to-eat snack & are packed with healthy goodness as the old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” states. They are nutrient-rich, providing healthy […]

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