High cortisol gets all the limelight because of its reputation as a stress hormone. But when our cortisol levels fall too low or when they are low at the wrong times of day (i.e. in the morning when we need it to wake up) then it can be just as debilitating. Low cortisol causes us … Continue reading Low cortisol causes, lifestyle and supplements
To end week 1, we will focus on nourishing your spirit through Ayurveda. This is an ancient Indian holistic health practice and system of medicine. At it's heart, Ayurveda has the principle of understanding your individual constitution and maintaining balance through appropriate diet, exercise and lifestyle choices as well as herbal medicine. It takes many … Continue reading Nourish your spirit with Ayurveda
How many times have you started a new year by vowing that this will be the year you finally succeed on that diet? Perhaps you have signed up to Weight Watchers or bought a book about the keto diet and have committed to going all in? After indulging over the festive period it is normal … Continue reading Food as nourishment not punishment
It's that time of year again... the deep winter when we take stock of the year that has passed and start envisioning what we want to create in the year ahead. Last January, I decided to run a Real Health January series where I posted a new blog every day sharing health tips and busting … Continue reading New Year Women’s Wellness challenge!
I can't believe it is nearly the end of the year already! This year has passed so fast yet it feels like so much has happened. I can't wait for the Christmas holidays to begin on Monday so that I can recharge and prepare for exciting new things in the new year. Like all of … Continue reading Time for a reboot – who is with me?!
It's been a bit quieter around here for a while, and for a very good reason! For a long time I have wanted to create a tool to support women with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA for short) who are trying to recover their missing period. I know that learning a completely new way of eating was … Continue reading HA recovery meal plan (my secret project!)
For the last five years I have been deepening my yoga practice and learning more through my teacher training courses. Alongside this, I began to study and practice Ayurveda, in particular Ayurvedic Nutrition. This is an ancient Indian system of medicine which runs parallel to yoga. Ayurveda body type analysis is used to characterise individuals … Continue reading What is your ayurveda body type?
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 focus … Continue reading Nutrition to heal tooth decay naturally
In today's post I want to share my top tips for staying healthy during autumn season. I am back in the UK after a year living in Greece and it is clear that autumn has arrived! Fresh mornings, mild, dry days and dark, cold nights are fast approaching. Actually, although I love the summer energy, … Continue reading How have a healthy autumn season
What is infertility? What are the causes for infertility in both males and females? And what are the options for natural treatment of infertility? These are all questions I answer in this article so stay tuned! I often support women who are looking to improve their health and lifestyle in preparation to start a family. … Continue reading Causes for infertility and natural fertility treatments