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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Spring Clean Your Life

spring clean

Spring is here and this month we’re going to look at the traditional spring clean concept in a different way. It’s time to take a detailed look at our past routines, our regular ways of doing things and give everything a deep review and a good shake up. First, let me explain the concept of…

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Artificial Sugars vs Gut Health

I’m a big believer in how our gut health affects our wellbeing. And we’ve blogged previously about what foods to avoid to keep a healthy microbiome (See ‘What should I eat for a healthy gut?’) This mentions to stay away from sugar as it feeds the bad bacteria in our digestive system. But what about…

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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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Eat well to live well…

healthy eating

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates. I have been blogging about healthy eating and the impact of food choices on our wellbeing for 10 years now. For most of that time, I seem to have been at odds with mainstream thoughts on statins, low-fat diets & sugar. I’ve also…

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