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Is Eating Alone Making You Sick?

If you are like most busy professionals you may find yourself eating alone quite frequently. Recently, researchers found that eating alone changed the quality of food that people chose to eat. This could actually be having a negative effect on your health and it’s time to step back and take stock. As a huge proponent of community, socialisation and mental…

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Defining Depression

Depressing depression facts Depressive disorders are common mental disorders that occur in people across all world regions and of all ages. From the 2013 article “Burden of Depressive Disorders by Country, Sex, Age, and Year“, which is based on the results of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, we learn that depression is increasing worldwide. This study is considered…

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The Daily Mail finally got it right!

STOP THE PRESSES! Sometimes when I read about nutrition advice posted in the news, I have to cringe at the advice given. It’s often given by people who have very little training, are not up to date on the latest research, or who have cherry picked what they liked from what they read. We need to understand that it’s not…

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Leaky Gut and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Exploring the link between gut health and ASD A recent review, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, found that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were more prone to have certain digestive issues. Author Megan R Santuary and her colleagues are urging researchers to perform more experimental and clinical research on children with these disorders to aid in individual…

Fermented Foods/Happiness Health

Adventures in Sourdough

The last month or so I’ve been delving back into making sourdough. Or rather I should say I’ve gotten back into attempting sourdough. Several years ago, I looked online and tried to make a sourdough starter and somehow couldn’t make it work. I know. It’s easy. Says everyone. Still, I didn’t get it. Why do you have to throw loads…

Happiness Health/Healthy Recipes

Dragon Ballz Recipe

To defend your health against evil! Just as Goku defended the earth against evil, so will these Dragon Energy Ballz defend your health against blood sugar lows. Loaded with protein, some healthy fats and fibre, just pop a few of these for a snack and you are set until lunch! Evil loses and your health prevails! Super easy to make,…

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How to Build Habits That Stick

I am a failure at making habits Recently, I was contacted by a client who was feeling overwhelmed. They hadn’t been able to follow everything in the programme that we had discussed and were feeling guilty about it. They hadn’t gotten into good habits and were worried that they had let me down. Feeling disappointed that they hadn’t done it…

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A Day for Love or a Day for Selflove?

Love vs Selflove As Valentine’s Day is now upon us I wish you a day where you feel loved, but most of all I wish for you that it’s something you feel every other day. Does your partner have something nice planned for you? Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or a birthday, we’re often waiting for someone else to demonstrate their…