Thank you to my lovely Sri Lankan friend Indra for sharing this recipe. I love the colours in this dish, which can be eaten on its own for breakfast or a light meal. It is also the perfect accompaniment for Sri Lankan fish curry. Chickpeas help control blood sugar levels, which means they keep you [...]
Cauliflower is a cruciferous (brassica) vegetable. Cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of antioxidants due to their high levels of phytochemicals. Consuming a diet rich in whole foods and antioxidant-filled vegetables like cauliflower has been shown to help balance hormones by reducing unhealthy levels of oestrogen. And this is a great way of preparing cauliflower. [...]
The vital role of our gut bacteria and gut health in protecting us against inflammation and autoimmune disorders
More than 80 autoimmune conditions have been identified so far; the incidence of autoimmune disease is increasing and women are at greater risk of developing an autoimmune disorder...
Seed cycling provides natural support for hormone balancing. It can help with almost any symptom related to hormones including pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), acne & other skin complaints, normalising the menstrual cycle, peri-menopause, post-menopausal [...]
Approximately 1 in 5 people in the UK have low levels of vitamin D and many people are considered deficient. If you are peri-menopausal, dark skinned, overweight and/or have a gastrointestinal condition such as [...]
They’ve demolished another slice of nutrition dogma: the glycemic index of foods. We knew that diet affected the microbiome, we knew that the microbiome is important for immune and nutrient status but we did not know how key it is for determining the rate of glycemic response for all foods. This Video Abstract is by [...]
Raw cheese has a far superior flavour and texture to the plastic blandness of the widely available commercially produced and wrapped cheeses you often find in supermarkets. They are more expensive but they are worth it in my opinion. As a nutritional therapist, I am very conscious about what I eat and drink. Raw cheese [...]
Choose root vegetables and whole grains instead of refined carbohydrates and grains such as bread and pasta: Eat sparingly. Eat a Rainbow: a varied diet of 7 differently coloured fruit and vegetables per day.