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Why stress matters when it comes to hormone health

We all know that stress is an unavoidable part of everyday life. Work, kids, traffic, family stress – life can throw a lot at us sometimes. But how does stress impact our health and, more specifically, our other hormones?  What…

What I learned from freezing my eggs

Last year I decided to freeze my eggs. At the time I was 35, in a new relationship and with the knowledge that my mum went through an early menopause (an indication that I might too). It was a decision…

Spring Clean your gut for hormone health

You might well wonder what gut health has to do with hormonal health, but, as with most things in the body, these are intrinsically linked. Why gut health = hormone health When our gut is working properly, we’re better able…

Which milk should I be drinking?

Dairy or plant-based? Oat, almond, rice, coconut, or soya? With so many options available, it can be confusing to know which milk to go for when ordering your morning latte! So here are my thoughts on milks from a nutrition…

How to deal with well-meaning saboteurs

However well-meaning our family, friends and colleagues might be, they can often be the unwitting saboteurs of our healthy eating intentions. This gentle pressure can ramp up at Christmas-time, making it particularly difficult to stick to our health plans. While…

Have yourself a balanced little Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: a blur of Christmas parties, brandy butter and Bucks Fizz for breakfast.     We all love a bit of indulgence around Christmas time with friends and family, but if the thought of a…

How to eat

Most of us think a lot about what we eat, but what about how we eat?  Do you eat on the move? Grab a bite at the fridge? Eat at your desk while working? Or in front of the TV? …

My 6 healthy hacks

My 6 Healthy Hacks

Many people think being healthy is all about willpower – but in my experience, making healthy choices is directly linked to preparation and organisation. The less organised you are with meal planning and prepping, the more likely you are to…