Author: Zoe Bingley-Pullin
Tick, tock….are you getting sleepy, very sleepy? It’s an hour or so past your lunchtime and your eyes are becoming droopy, your attention is wandering and you just want to curl up under your desk for a quick kip. You may fight the urge to snooze and win, but still, your ability to concentrate has been undermined, affecting your productivity and performance.
Feeling a little sluggish in the afternoon is actually pretty normal. Luckily there are some things you can do to boost your afternoon energy levels and prevent (or at least minimise) the slump.Read more...
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Although I’ve experienced pregnancy just the once, like everyone else, I too encountered the many ups and downs that tend to arise when you’re expecting. During the first trimester I felt quite nauseous, which is common and is linked to increasing levels of hCG and oestrogen. During my second trimester, I was much better and more at ease from a safety perspective and so I finally began to enjoy being pregnant!
Over the next nine months you are probably going to realise that there’s some things you can control and many things you can’t. Most women I know, myself included, have felt empowered and committed to optimising their pregnancy nutrition, knowing that they were helping to give their unborn child the best start to life.Read more...
Marketers do a great job making products more appealing to consumers, especially on the shelves of your local supermarket. Thankfully it’s my job as a nutritionist to help you cut through the hype and sort fact from fiction.
These days, choosing healthy options is a minefield of competing product claims, making it virtually impossible for anyone without a Food Science degree to make sense of it all. But not anymore.Read more...
There are so many benefits to meal planning, it’s a wonder that more people don’t do it. I have found that some are reluctant to give it a go as they think it’s too hard or they doubt themselves in the kitchen. Others find excuses like “I don’t know what I’ll feel like eating on Thursday” or they try it but don’t keep it going long term. In this article I want to show you just how easy it can be. Once you’ve got the hang of it, I promise, you will be confidently meal planning in just 5 minutes per week!Read more...
Benefits of Broccoli
Over the years we’ve been continually impressed with the versatility of broccoli, so thought we’d share a few interesting facts about this tasty green ….Read more...