What to Cook for Dinner?

This is a conundrum as old as time itself except, nowadays, we have so much choice available to us, what to cook for dinner has become a chore rather than a pleasure and an activity in creativity. This is my simple matrix for ensuring a tasty and nutritious meal is always on the table, and with …

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Top tips to improve Digestion

Ever suffer from excessive bloating, burping or flatulence? Or have you ever noticed undigested food in your stool (except from the usual culprit sweet corn)? These could be symptoms of poor digestion. Why is this important? As true as it is that we are what we eat, we also are what we absorb. If we …

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FODMAPs Dietary Guidelines

FODMAPs are a group of foods meaning Fermentable Oli Di Mono Saccharides And Polyols which can be responsible for exacerbating IBS symptoms. This can be an overwhelming and somewhat restrictive diet to follow to begin with so I’ve compiled a quick reference list to offer some guidance on what’s allowed and what might be troublesome. Some …

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How to Keep Healthy this Festive Period

The festive period, as lovely as it is, my fellow commuters will understand the fear of squeezing onto a packed train only to be surrounded by others battling their coughs and colds to make it into the office. Combine that with the over indulgence we all partake in and the subsequent increase in sugar consumption which …

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My Recipe Philosophy

Being passionate about health and nutrition can lead me to over complicate certain recipes and try to make them a bit more ‘cheffy’ than they perhaps need to be. It occurred to me, in clinic over the weekend, that often we all just need a bit of inspiration to get us out of a cooking rut; …

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Kitchen Guide for Quick, Easy and Nutritious Meals

Despite technology making our lives easier we seem to be busier than ever. This plague of modern life requires us to not only think ahead but also make life as easy for ourselves as possible. Unfortunately this can, for some, mean a few too many convenience foods but I believe by keeping our kitchens stocked …

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Count Colours, not Calories

I get asked a lot about calories and whilst it shouldn’t, it always surprises me a bit. One of the most important things I’ve learnt about how to restore and maintain health is that eating a variety of fresh, healthy, colourful wholefoods is much more beneficial than counting calories. Not all calories are created equal. …

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Superfoods

Every week we see a new article claiming the latest benefits of the newest super food. However, eating these superfoods in isolation will not show benefits and so should always be consumed within a balanced diet. Superfoods work synergistically within a whole food, healthful diet. We are all biochemically and genetically different and so a key part …

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