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Why nutritional therapy makes a difference

What is nutritional therapy? Nutritional Therapy is a science-based, yet holistic approach to nutritional counselling. It is rooted in the conviction that food, as Nature intended, is a form of medicine that can heal, protect, nurture and support good health. Our bodies are amazingly capable of restoring balance when given the proper raw materials. It […]

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Insomnia makes me a better therapist

For years I have suffered with insomnia. Many sleepless nights, or nights of lying awake for hours, just to fall asleep a half an hour before the alarm was due to go off. When I was a toddler, my mother would sneak upstairs to check on me while I was sleeping. Having been such a […]

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Reheating spinach and other taboos!

You know when you have one of those days where there are a lot of coincidences? I had one of those a few weeks ago and it all started with reheating spinach. First time lucky My colleague was eating spinach in a quiche for lunch, but it was a bit too much for her to […]

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Give us our daily… dairy?

It’s a new year and a time to look at our diets with fresh eyes. In January 2012, in the UK, Higher Nature’s professional magazine called Advanced Nutrition published my article on the most recent research on Dairy. Do you suspect you have an intolerance to dairy? Maybe you’re pregnant and wondering whether dairy fits […]

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A Detox is not Just for Christmas!

After a summer of  too much Dutch cheese and alcohol I noticed that my skin wasn’t as clear as it normally is and my digestion wasn’t where I wanted it to be. So I decided to embark on a detox. What is a detox? What does a detox mean to you? We often hear about […]

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The Effects of Genetically Modified (GM) Foods

What are Genetically Modified foods? GM foods first appeared on the market in the mid 1990’s, with tomatoes but followed shortly thereafter by soybean, corn, canola and alfalfa. Prior to that GM tobacco had been used for decades. By 2006, GM crops were being planted across 22 countries. Organic farming groups, organic food outlets and […]