Healthy digestion can help fight covid-19

Good gut health

Over the past decade the importance of gut health has stepped into the spotlight. Ten or so years ago the term ‘gut microbiome’ was probably rarely heard outside medical and nutrition communities. Today, it has evolved into a crucial topic when it comes to discussions about health and wellbeing, which is why I’ve blogged about…

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23 million people struggling with mental health in UK

dealing with anxiety & depression

Employers must do more to support the mental health of their staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, as new research shows up to 23 million people in the UK could be struggling with poor mental wellbeing as a result of the current climate. Businesses are missing the opportunity to take taking simple steps to help support…

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Grief comes in many forms…

We share the saddest news – our beloved Zeus passed away on Sunday, 6th October. He was such a loving soul & we miss him terribly! After a short battle with an aggressive tumour, he passed away peacefully at home cradled in my arms. It all happened so quickly! I am still in shock and…

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What makes a good sunscreen? – part 1

With summer here and holidays in the sun planned, we turn to buying sunscreens and the question arises: What is a good sunscreen? In my research into this question, I realise that this is not a simple question! My quest for an answer takes me through the following journey: Why do we use sunscreen? We…

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Does gut health protect against food allergies?

gut microbiome

The health of our gut and how it may affect our wellbeing is being talked about a lot. That’s because our gut bacteria (microbiome) influences our health in many ways. Having a high diversity of good bacteria in our intestine system promotes better digestion, keeps our immune system healthy, affects how we store fat, controls…

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Be Healthy with Vitamin D

yoga outside under the sun

It’s now officially summer here in the UK. This brings the longer, sunnier days and the desire to soak up some sunshine and warmth. Which brings us back to the question: Is it healthy to be out in the sun? The answer – YES! Sunshine has great health benefits, including that it’s the best way…

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