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What is self care?

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“Self care” is a popular phrase you’ll have heard a lot recently, especially since the challenges of Covid. I use the term self care in my own website and socials as it’s a key concept in nutritional and lifestyle medicine, but what exactly is self care? I often get asked this question by busy clients […]

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15 Ways To Support Your Liver

Life today exposes us to an array of toxins and chemicals on a daily basis making it almost impossible to live a toxin-free life. There are ways however to reduce your exposure to toxins and support your liver. Your liver needs many nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants to function properly, and […]

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Dirty Dozen List 2021

If you’re wondering which produce to buy organic, check out the dirty dozen and clean 15 lists by the EWG, a shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce. Each year, they produce an update on the produce that is carrying the most pesticide residue. The latest Dirty Dozen List 2021, for example, shows that there’s a […]

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Forget New Year Resolutions, Choose Self Care Instead

As we come to the end of 2021, after a crazy couple of years of the pandemic, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how we can take better care of ourselves. I’m not one for new year resolutions generally, as they put pressure on us and are usually not for the longterm, but fads. […]

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2020 Dirty Dozen List

Every year the EWG publish the DIRTY DOZEN and CLEAN FIFTEEN list of fruits and vegetables. Choose organic from the dirty dozen list as these are the fruits and veg with the highest average pesticide residue. The clean fifteen shows you the foods with the lowest pesticides, so you can eat these non-organic versions more […]

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Intermittent Fasting And Why You Might Choose To Do It

“Intermittent fasting” was the number one diet-related Google search of 2019. You’ve probably heard about it and it’s likely you know somebody that does it, but do you know what it is and why it’s so popular? What is intermittent fasting? It’s an eating schedule that focuses on giving your body an extended period of […]

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How to be healthy as a vegan

Vegans like everyone else, must ensure that they have a well balanced diet so that they don’t become deficient in any essential nutrients. Simply avoiding animal products doesn’t mean you’re following a healthy diet. Just like the junk food meat eater, being a junk food vegan is bad for your health. Following a vegan diet […]

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The quest for the fountain of youth

From the Mayfly to the magnificent oak, it’s a fact, everything in nature ages. Longevity of course, is relative. The Mayfly lives for just one day and the oak lives for decades. Each unique life form has its own healthy lifespan and that of humans is increasing. We have an aging population suffering from all […]

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