Do your eating habits change when you’re feeling stressed? Perhaps, like many, you reach for the wrong foods or maybe you eat virtually nothing at all? A well balanced diet is actually a powerful stress management tool. Conversely, when we eat poorly the symptoms of stress can be intensified.
In this article, I’ll outline the differences between healthy and unhealthy stress and what symptoms you should look out for. I’ll then cover the key nutrients your body needs to best handle stress and give you my top tips for eating well to stay on top of stress.Read more...
Have you heard the expression ‘Summer bodies are made in Winter’? With Spring in the air and Summer not too far away, now is definitely the time to get your act together if you have health and weight loss goals to achieve!
In this article, I will take you through a few strategies to get you on track for Summer. Firstly, I focus on salads, why they make top weight loss meals and tips for creating a great salad. For those that are looking for more support with weight loss (and less cooking!), I’ll explore some of the options available that can help you achieve results before Summer arrives.Read more...
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...
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...