Tag Archive for diet

Love Your Pancreas

October is a great month – Autumn is well and truly here with all its colours, crunchiness and the knowledge of a cosy winter time ahead.  It’s still (usually) mild enough to walk without the need to don the heavy winter gear of November and beyond. I also thought that it’s a great month to dedicate as ‘Love Your Organs’…

Superfoods: The Real Story

I’ve recently been enjoying a new series originally airied on Channel 4 called Superfoods The Real Story. If you want to know the lowdown on whether grapefruit really can help you to lose weight, what xylitol is and why it may be good for your teeth and just exactly why kale could help with eye health, check out episode one…

How To Beat Hay Fever The Natural Way!

Are you or is someone you know a hay fever sufferer? If, like me, you’re expecting and can’t take antihistamines or if you don’t like to simply pop a pill to soothe a symptom, you might be wondering what to do. This time of year can be one of the worst for allergies but all is not lost!  There are…

Spotlight on: Ginger

‘Tis the season of the cold and if, like me, you’ve been knocked back by the (surprisingly strong!) autumn cold or experienced a few nasty sniffles, you might like to turn to ginger.  This powerful spice has long been used for a range of ailments from motion sickness to digestive problems.  It is thought to have been used as far…

Low Sugar Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sugar has recently hit the health news, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommending adults should consume a limit of 25g (5tsp) of added sugar a day.  Some experts have linked the dangers of consuming high levels of sugar to high blood pressure, obesity, type 2 diabetes and an increased risk of heart disease.  There are also links between sugar…

Interview Extras: Quick Health Tips From Nicola Guiver

I recently wrote an article for Local Secrets about keeping fit and healthy.  You can read the post here http://www.localsecrets.com/ezine.cfm?ezineid=4398~total-health-everyday+lifestyle In this article I featured the founder of NG Total Health, Nicola Guiver.  Nicola is a personal trainer, sports massage therapist and nutritional advisor with 20 years experience in the industry. Below are her answers to some of the questions…