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Could stress be contributing to your high cholesterol?

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Clinical Case-Study:   Amanda came in the clinic worried about some test results from the Doctor – although the Doctor had said that she just need to monitor her cholesterol and didn’t need to take drugs – she was keen to keep it that way. She didn’t like the idea of being dependent on drugs. […]

Improve your sports performance through optimum nutrition

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Nutritional needs will vary for different athletes. A 95kg rugby player won’t have the same program as a cyclist. However, the basic principles of nutrition stay the same and if you feed your body rubbish, the performance may well be…..rubbish. Many athletes may fuel their bodies with refined carbohydrates, consuming too many empty calories which […]

Eating Disorders

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Food and eating play a very important part in our lives. They are not only essential for our health and wellbeing, but they also bring people together, with the sharing of food being central to social events, celebrations and ceremonies. We therefore often associate different foods with different occasions and emotions, such as maybe associating […]

Bit Late but let’s still celebrate Chinese New Year!

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Chinese New Year is here and Chinese food is not only full of delicious flavours, it can also be a healthy option too and a perfect way to add some colour to the dull winter months. This newsletter is dedicated to the colourful and delicious Chinese food and below are some of the Chinese traditions […]

The Connection Between The Thyroid, Adrenals And Weight Gain

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

The Connection Between The Thyroid, Adrenals And Weight Gain by London Nutritionist Sylvia Hensher There is a connection between our adrenal glands, thyroid glands and weight gain. When these two glands are not kept in a healthy state, the result can often be weight gain. The good news is that on the other hand, if […]

Beat the January blues with protein

Monday, January 31st, 2011

If you’re feeling depressed or low in motivation it may be that you don’t have enough feel-good chemicals in your brain.  We need sufficient levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin to help us feel happy and enough noradrenalin to keep us feeling motivated.  By eating a diet rich in the right nutrients you can boost levels […]

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