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Food quality counts for weight management

Why is quality more important than quantity when it comes to your eating habits? When it comes to managing your weight, we all know there is a link between calories and weight, and most of us accept that there is a mathematical formula of ‘calories in vs calories...

The power of anti-oxidants for anti-ageing

Supporting wellbeing at the cellular level Antioxidants are very much at the forefront of modern nutrition. Recent years in particular have seen increasing discussion about their effects, potential benefits, and the role they can play in our daily nutrition. The...

The Role of Omegas

Well known, but well understood? Let’s take a look at Omega fatty acids… Fat – the big bad of the health conscious. But in truth, we all need a small amount of fat in our diets to provide essential fatty acids which the body is unable to make itself. There are two...

Understanding supplements

Restoring the body’s natural balance The combined onslaughts of processed, nutrient-poor food and lifestyles that can be at one and the same time hyperactive and sedentary, relentless and disorientating, mean that it is no surprise that our bodies sometimes feel the...

The influence of epigenetics

Can leading a healthy lifestyle affect our cells at a genetic level? Epigenetics involves the control of our genes by factors other than our individual DNA sequence(1). We’re all made up of a series of DNA – this cannot fundamentally change but the gene activity...

Exploring Eco-therapy

Tune in to what’s important by stepping outside… It might not be a huge surprise to hear that being outside, getting fresh air and exercise is not only good for your physical health it can also be beneficial for your mental health. But did you know that so-called...

Taking nutrients on the go for a better performance

Whether you’re training for a particular sport, or just trying to keep in shape you need to make sure your body is getting all the nutrients it needs – before, during and after exercise. While stopping to refuel is easier if you happen to be in the gym,...

How to recover fast from feeling the effects of exercise

Regular exercise is the best solution for a healthy body, offering a whole host of short and long term benefits. The main benefits can be split into three areas: 1. Aerobic endurance 2. Strength gains 3. Psychological benefits Whilst helping to improve your physical...

Raw foods for enhanced natural health

Our knowledge of what is and isn’t ‘healthy’ food seems to be increasing along with the world getting smaller. Fresh ingredients from different cultures are now commonplace in many home kitchens. Social media is awash with healthy food ideas and even governments are...

Making Healthy Diet Choices

Vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, fruitarian…with so many different diets to pick from, making healthy diet choices can be confusing. It really doesn’t have to be though. In fact, when followed effectively, a diet doesn’t have to be a ‘diet’ at...
The influence of epigenetics

The influence of epigenetics

Can leading a healthy lifestyle affect our cells at a genetic level? Epigenetics involves the control of our genes by factors other than our individual DNA sequence(1). We’re all made up of a series of DNA – this cannot fundamentally change but the gene activity...

Exploring Eco-therapy

Exploring Eco-therapy

Tune in to what’s important by stepping outside… It might not be a huge surprise to hear that being outside, getting fresh air and exercise is not only good for your physical health it can also be beneficial for your mental health. But did you know that so-called...

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