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Food and health: Archive

Warning! Eliminate Processed Foods for Strong Gut & Mental Health

  It is important to understand how food either helps or hinders us. Research confirms that consuming ultra-processed food (UPF) damages our gut microbiome and as such our physical and mental health. As discussed in previous blogs, our gut microbiome hosts trillion of bacteria: some are beneficial, others are pathogenic. They cohabit together and provided […]

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What is a Good and Healthy Breakfast?

  We often hear of the importance of having a good and healthy breakfast. But why? Benefits of a good breakfast A good breakfast: gives us the essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals we need to sustain the energy and drive for our day balances our blood sugar, thus stabilising our energy, weight, mood and focus […]

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Comment avoir un petit-déjeuner bon et sain?

  On entend souvent parler de l’importance d’avoir un bon petit-déjeuner. Mais pourquoi est-ce si important? Bienfaits d’un bon petit déjeuner Un bon petit déjeuner : nous donne les nutriments essentiels, les vitamines et les minéraux dont nous avons besoin pour maintenir notre énergie et notre motivation tout au long de notre journée équilibre notre […]

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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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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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Feel sexy and fabulous for Valentine’s,
and 6 foods to get you in the mood

Have you lost your mojo? If it’s not just Valentine’s Day turning you off, you could be suffering from a low libido. Here’s how to boost your sex drive and feel great in bed again. We all have days when we’re not in the mood for sex. But for some it’s not just the pressure […]

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Here is what you should do to eat more fibre and why

  Why should I eat more fibre? Eat more fibre! Fibre is good for you! Fibre will help you with your skin/mood/gut, etc. Fibre will help you lose weight!… There are countless headlines advising us to eat more fibre. But what is fibre and why do we need it so much? Fibre is an important […]

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How sugar disrupt our gut and mental wellbeing – and 10 ways to avoid or reduce it

The dangers of sugar Many people revert to sweet foods to improve their mood as they temporarily lift negative feelings and induce more positive ones. However, studies suggest that a high intake of sugary foods is more likely to have the opposite effect on mental health in the long-term. In addition to providing excess energy, […]

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Can foods improve our sleep?

Why do we need sleep? Sleep is essential for healing and repair. As a result, not having enough sleep both in terms of time and quality can have important impacts on mental and physical health as well as our quality of life. Chronic sleep issues can lead to many health problems and can alter how […]

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