Nutrition to heal tooth decay naturally

This is a follow up to my two previous posts where I shared my experience of healing tooth decay after a vegan diet and the dietary causes of tooth decay. Read those posts first as they give context and some of the scientific background to why tooth decay occurs. In this post I will focusContinue reading “Nutrition to heal tooth decay naturally”

Non-diet approach to health coaching vs. dieting

Today’s topic is Dieting vs. Non-diet approach to health coaching! How many here have ever been on a diet to lose weight? Weight-watchers, Slimming World, low-calorie, low-carb or low-fat… how many have you tried?? In 2016, Huffington post shared an article claiming that 57% of British women had been on a diet to lose weightContinue reading “Non-diet approach to health coaching vs. dieting”

Key principles of a healthy diet

I am not the type of nutritionist who believes there is such a thing as a one-size-fits-all diet. As I spoke about in my recent post, there are many factors which impact what and how much each person should eat to be healthy. That said, there are a few key principles to keep in mindContinue reading “Key principles of a healthy diet”

What is the perfect diet for humans?

The world of nutrition and diets can be a confusing place. There are so many different diets that claim to be the perfect diet for humans and the optimal way to eat. I remember once reading a quote, “If you are not confused about nutrition then you haven’t studied it enough” and I find thisContinue reading “What is the perfect diet for humans?”

Bedtime snack ideas for better sleep

In my recent post top tips for better sleep, I mentioned that low blood sugar during the night can cause sleep disturbances, in particular waking up in the early hours of the morning and not being able to get back to sleep. This is because when blood glucose drops and liver glucose stores have beenContinue reading “Bedtime snack ideas for better sleep”

Causes of tooth decay on a vegan diet

In my last post I shared my experience with tooth decay on a vegan diet and how I healed my teeth after veganism. Today I want to explain more about the causes of tooth decay, especially on a vegan diet. This is not something that gets talked about enough in the nutrition world. Dietary adviceContinue reading “Causes of tooth decay on a vegan diet”

Tooth decay on a vegan diet? My experience

I rarely write about my experiences with the vegan diet because I know it is such a controversial topic. I have previously shared my history with health and nutrition and my experience recovering my period on a vegan diet. Earlier this year I also posted an article Veganuary: Is a vegan diet best for the planet?.Continue reading “Tooth decay on a vegan diet? My experience”

How I finally let go of dietary rules and let myself eat more food

One of the hardest things for me in my recovery from disordered eating and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea was finally being able to let go of control around food. I went from restricting the amount of calories I ate and recording every bite in a calorie tracking app to various phases of restrictive diets including dairy-free, gluten-free,Continue reading “How I finally let go of dietary rules and let myself eat more food”

Top foods to increase your metabolism

After my last post about when low calorie density diets don’t work, I got a few email questions asking about foods to increase your metabolism. I have to admit, this is something I am still in the process of figuring out. I went way off in the wrong direction during the first years of myContinue reading “Top foods to increase your metabolism”

When low calorie density diets don’t work

Back in January I shared a post about how eating more lower calorie density foods can help you to lose weight. In many cases this can be a very useful strategy as consuming more low calorie high volume plant-based foods can be an easy way to reduce your calorie intake and lose weight without feelingContinue reading “When low calorie density diets don’t work”