Why are AGEs an anti-ageing foe and 6 ways to reduce them!

Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs) form in the bloodstream when protein or fat combine with sugar. AGEs are also formed at high temperatures following a chemical reaction between sugars and fats or proteins.It’s effectively the browning effect that cooking has on meats, baked products and toasted bread!AGEs are highly oxidative compounds, meaning that they canContinue reading “Why are AGEs an anti-ageing foe and 6 ways to reduce them!”

International Stress Awareness Week (2 to 6 November 2020)

With stress now being recognised as a major contributor to chronic diseases, we really need to start prioritising our wellbeing and strengthening our resilience to stress. Stress is highly inflammatory and accelerates ageing and cognitive decline, so incorporating lifestyle techniques helps to manage our stress response, slowing down the ageing process and protecting our health.BelowContinue reading “International Stress Awareness Week (2 to 6 November 2020)”

The 6 S’s to remember for a strong immune system!

The hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment seems to be immunity, and how to protect against bugs and viruses, so I am sharing with you the 6 S’s to a strong immune system to help power you through the winter months. Stress You may be aware that high levels of stress can dampenContinue reading “The 6 S’s to remember for a strong immune system!”

Give your liver some love! Liver loving foods and a recipe!

This week I want to talk about giving your liver the love it needs. As you may have heard me mention before, our liver is our hardest working organ and I believe it needs all the support we can give it in our increasingly toxic world. The healthier our liver is, the healthier the restContinue reading “Give your liver some love! Liver loving foods and a recipe!”

My 5 Top Favourite Probiotics!

So this week I am going to share my 5 favourite probiotics, looking after gut health which in turn supports everything else in our body! 1. MegaSpore Probiotics (which is actually soil-based!). “Spore-based probiotics are much more effective than conventional probiotics on the market because they are designed to survive through the harsh gastric system,Continue reading “My 5 Top Favourite Probiotics!”

7 tips to feel less groggy after your festive drink!

Whilst having a drink here and there in moderation is not the end of the world for your health, I wanted to share some tips with you to reduce the negative impact that drinking can have on your health. 7 tips to feel less groggy after your festive drink!1️⃣ What you choose to eat beforeContinue reading “7 tips to feel less groggy after your festive drink!”

3 ways to prevent bloating and the surprising cause of acid reflux and heartburn!

Chew properly. Yes your parents were right… chew each mouthful 20 times! Taste your food and be mindful of the flavours and sensations in your mouth, this will help you to eat more slowly and less likely to overeat which can lead to bloating. Chewing and tasting signals to your digestive system that it’s timeContinue reading “3 ways to prevent bloating and the surprising cause of acid reflux and heartburn!”

How to clear your lymph for better health!

Firstly, let me introduce you to the lymphatic system! The lymphatic system consists of tissues that produce, store and transport white blood cells. It is a complex network including your spleen, thymus, adenoids, tonsils, lymph nodes, vessels and ducts. Your lymph nodes contain lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) which can identify and helpContinue reading “How to clear your lymph for better health!”