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Cauliflower with Onion and Tomato Curry

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.  [...]

2020-01-06T11:54:47+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

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...

2020-01-06T11:54:47+00:00October 19th, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

Why not try seed cycling to help balance your hormones naturally!

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 [...]

2020-01-06T11:54:48+00:00May 18th, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

Supplementing vitamin D may be beneficial for peri-menopausal women

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 [...]

2020-01-06T11:54:48+00:00March 21st, 2017|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

Personaised Nutrition by Prediction of Glycemic Responses. It’s those bugs again!

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 [...]

2016-11-04T12:58:48+00:00April 3rd, 2016|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments

The benefits of eating raw dairy

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 [...]

2016-11-04T12:58:41+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Wellbeing Guidelines|0 Comments