Don’t say DETOX!

DETOX….or rather DON’T SAY DETOX! It’s January and the pressure is on to be a new improved you.  Everywhere you look it seems to be “detox” this, “clean eating” that and ”fad diet” the other.  I wanted to share with you my thoughts on these detox diets because I feel they are dangerous and because I don’t want you to see them as an option for health. Firstly, it’s imp...
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Thyroid Health Workshop

Understanding your
If your thyroid isn't functioning quite as it should be then why not book your place on my talk on the 4th June 3-5pm in White Waltham, Maidenhead. We will cover: What the thyroid does What can go wrong Understanding blood test results How to help yourself - food and lifestyle advice The event is booking only and great value at £15 per person for 2 hours.  To se...
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Nutrition and Fertility

Egg , chives and black plate look like sperm competition, Spermatozoons floating to ovule
This is an article on Nutrition and Fertility that I wrote for Infertility UK magazine.  Enjoy! ----- Starting a family isn’t always straightforward and, according to the latest NHS figures, around 1 in 6 couples have difficulty conceiving. 100 years ago large families were the norm and, with food budgets small, people ate a diet that was entirely unprocessed, largely ...
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Lunchbox Helper

School lunch box for kids. Funny flower shaped sandwiches, fruits, vegetables and juice. Selective focus
Do you need a lunchbox helper?  Are you forever wondering what to give your child at school lunchtime? Having a healthy lunch as a growing child is extremely important.  Some of the benefits include: Maximising nutrient intake to support growth and development Refuelling them after a long morning of learning & play Helps give them energy throughout the afternoon ...
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PAMPs and Health

PAMPS – what on earth are they?! Standing for “Pathogen Associated Molecular Patterns” and discovered by the University of Leicester, these harmful bacterial are thought to increase a person’s risk of diseases such as coronary artery disease and type 2 Diabetes. Announced in February this year by the University, this finding is potentially huge.  The PAMPs are found on pr...
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Surviving the BBQ Season

  The Great British BBQ!! Have you tried for the last few months to eat well and get your body looking a little healthier for summer and then “BAM” barbecue season hits and threatens to derail all your hard work and make you pile on the pounds again?  If this is a yes for you then read on - this article is your summer guide to enjoying a barbecue without the worry ab...
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The fat minefield

good or bad fats
Fat's now big news but are confused with the fat minefield - which is good and which is bad? Fats – What you need to know! Since the 1980’s those who have wanted to lose weight, stay healthy or control their cholesterol levels have generally limited or cut out the fat in their diet. The supermarkets are literally saturated with low fat alternatives to almost every product ...
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Surviving Christmas Without Gaining Weight

christmas scales
It happens to us all - party season starts and the waist band gets tighter! This blogs helps you to survive Christmas without gaining weight. Christmas is a wonderful time of year where we spend time with friends and family and eat, drink and be merry. Christmas doesn’t have to mean than on the first of January you sit in tears unable to do your jeans up, regret all that y...
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Baked Scotch Eggs

Baked Scotch Eggs Process 2
These healthier baked scotch eggs are delicious and are great hot as a meal or cold in lunchboxes. They are simple to make and so much healthier than any scotch egg you can buy in the supermarkets. Enjoy Janet x Ingredients 9 medium sized organic eggs 10 best quality herb sauces (or plain & fresh herbs) 200gr Dried breadcrumbs flour Instructions Hard boil 8 of...
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