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Posts Tagged ‘stress’

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. […]

Lifestyle Tips for an ‘Apple’ Shaped Waist-line

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Exercise One mistake that people make when their adrenals are stressed is doing far too much cardiovascular exercise thinking that this is what is needed to melt away that fat around the middle. Working the heart is good but it does not necessarily need to be high intensity. Working in a fat burning mode by […]

‘Apple’ shaped waist line – an adrenal issue

Friday, June 29th, 2012

An ‘apple’ shaped waist is a sign of an imbalanced, sluggish metabolism. This is not therefore as simple as just a dietary issue & going on a diet is not going to be the solution to shifting this type of weight gain. This type of weight gain requires a much more technical approach as it […]

Celebrating with Food

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

There’s certainly been a lot of celebration in the air lately what with the Queens Jubilee weekend and the fast approaching Olympic Games. It’s got me thinking about how people relate to foods in celebratory situations. Something that I see in clinic time & time again is the sense that a celebration where food is […]

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 […]

Rooibos tea boosts antioxidant defences

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Too many caffeine-containing stimulants such as black tea, coffee and chocolate can leave you running on adrenaline and in the long run leaves you feeling exhausted and prone to mood swings.  There are so many great tasting alternatives in the shops that you don’t have to feel deprived when trying to ditch your regular pick-me […]

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