Tag: health conditions

Adrenal Hormones & Immunity

Have you every come across the term adrenal fatigue? If you have an autoimmune condition, low energy, feel run down, are frequently unwell, or have unexplained weight gain you may well have read about it. Practitioners of natural medicine often refer to adrenal fatigue (or burn-out and adrenal exhaustion) as a […]

Stress & Health Part 1: Anxiety

Stress. What a huge subject. It’s something that impacts most of us – to varying degrees – a lot of the time. While the majority would agree that a feeling of stress isn’t a pleasant one, there are some situations when stress helps push us beyond our normal abilities or […]

Is Something You Are Eating Making You Ill?

Many of my clients strongly suspect that something they are eating is not agreeing with them.  They report digestive problems, headaches or migraine, eczema or other skin complaints, low energy or fuzzy head, period or joint pain as examples of symptoms they think are linked to particular foods. It is accepted that […]

Avocado & Cashew Thai Dip

  The cashew nuts in this dip provide a good source of protein and fats. Avocado also increases the fat content.  The majority of fat in avocado comes from a family of fats called phytosterols which are involved in key processes for managing inflammation (so good if you have any […]

Stand up to stress

Stress is a bit of a buzz-word, but it is likely there is an element of stress in your life.  There are the obvious stresses; a demanding job, little relaxation, moving house, looking after the family, and so on.  But there are other forms of stress that are more ‘hidden’.  […]

Nutrition and Sperm Health

Could vitamin D improve your chances of fertility success?

It seems that barely a week goes by without information about the benefits of vitamin D hitting the headlines. Most recently, the Government endorsed its supplementation for all pregnant women and children under five. This is amid growing fears that deficiency has reached epidemic proportions. Indeed, the UK’s chief medical officer has expressed concern at the general lack of knowledge about the many benefits of vitamin D by both the general public and medical profession.