Constipation Protocol

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Constipation Protocol Most people I come across don’t really know whether they’re constipated or not.  Some will say they’re not and then reveal they only open their bowels 2-3 times a week and that it’s ‘normal’ for them. To ease understanding therefore, I thought I’d give you two questions to determine whether you are or […]

Five Tips To Increase Fibre (safely)

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Five Tips To Increase Fibre (safely) We all know fibre is good for us. It has been found to help bulk your stools to relieve constipation, feeds good gut bacteria, helps with weight-loss, lowers excess cholesterol, and may help balance blood sugar and insulin-resistant diseases. However, eating too much fibre too quickly can also lead […]

Perfect Hydration Guide

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Perfect Hydration Guide How Much Water To Drink: Drink about half of your body weight (ounces of water/in pounds) For example, if your body weight is 150 pounds, then you need to drink around 75 ounces of water a day. Sipped slowly through the day (2.5L or just about) WARNING: if you suffer from heartburn […]

Spring Fresh Asparagus and Avocado Salad

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Spring Fresh Asparagus And Avocado Salad This salad celebrates the flavours of spring with tender asparagus and creamy avocado, complemented by sweet cherry tomatoes and aromatic basil. The lemon and olive oil dressing adds brightness and freshness to the salad, while toasted pine nuts provide a crunchy texture and some protein. Add a soft boiled […]

5 Top Tips To Stop Bloating

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5 Top tips to stop bloating A bloated gut shows that your digestion is not working well. Bloat indicates that you might be holding on to too much waste, toxins and gas.  These are all contributing to the expansion of your belly. Some of the causes of bloat may include: Microbiota imbalances or gut dysbiosis […]

Valentine’s Day Bliss Balls

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Valentine’s Day Bliss Balls These bliss balls are perfect as not only free of sugar, dairy, and gluten but also infused with warm spices for a cozy and romantic touch on Valentine’s Day (or any time of the year! A great little recovery snack post exercise too… ;). Ingredients: 100 gm almond flour 60 gm […]

Why Is Self-Love So Underrated?

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Why Is Self-Love So Underrated? Growing up with two older brothers who spent a lot of time bullying me, with pretty absent parents, made me into a tough (and confused) child.  I was a tomboy for many years. I didn’t want to be seen as ‘girly’ as my brothers would not want to play with […]

Detoxing and Warming Potassium Broth

Personalised vs General Health Advice

Personalised Versus General Health Advice Is there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the years that I’ve been working as a Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach, it’s that there isn’t such thing as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution.  This, despite what the media, diet ‘systems’, pill manufacturers or even some ‘therapists’ would have you believe. We all know […]

The French Paradox: A Personal Story

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The French Paradox: A Personal Story I grew up in France in a family that you would qualify as the perfect example of the French paradox. We ate baguette, butter, saucisson, some heavy sauces and typical traditional French meals with a little red wine (for the adults) at lunch and sometimes dinnertime – and yet […]