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Autumn Cleansing

October 25, 2017 5:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many people view cleansing as something you should do to rid yourself of toxins after an indulgent period of time, but this is certainly not the only time to consider cleansing. Usually referred to as a detox, cleansing is useful to complete 2 or 3 times a year to provide the liver with the extra support it may need to carry out over 500 vital functions.


Thyroid Hormone Conversion

October 17, 2017 2:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I always encourage anyone suffering from a chronic condition to develop their understanding of what is driving their disease. Thyroid conditions are complex in nature and there are an array of individual reasons as to why thyroid hormone conversion can be slow. This post covers just some of the problems that should be investigated. 


Selenium & your Thyroid

October 9, 2017 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Selenium deficiency is considered a major health problem for 1 billion people worldwide. The selenium content of all UK soils is desperately low and intake is half what it should be due leaching by the sulphate in acid rain and ammonium sulphate fertilizers, a shortage of uptake by plants, over-cultivation of soil and lack of crop rotation. Read more about this and how you can ensure you are getting enough selenium.


Buckwheat bread

September 19, 2017 6:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Buckwheat acts like a grain but is actually a seed from the rhubarb family. It is gluten-free, provides B vitamins, magnesium, choline and is a complete protein.


Nutrition is Medicine

August 20, 2016 10:51 pm Published by 2 Comments

I believe that the chronic illness epidemic can be solved, in large part, by diet and lifestyle changes and that if we merge conventional medicine with nutritional therapy this can be achieved.


Thyroid Care & T3

July 7, 2016 3:11 pm Published by 8 Comments

I’m 21 and sitting in front of yet another GP explaining how tired I am, how I can’t focus on my work and feel depressed, anxious and tearful all the time. The doctor looks at my blood results perplexed and says that my T4 and TSH is normal so she doesn’t think it’s my thyroid, but will increase my T4 medication slightly as I’m showing symptoms of low thyroid function. As per usual the increase in medication was to [...]


Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls

May 21, 2016 10:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls 2016-05-21 22:31:05 These protein balls are a perfect snack at any time of day and are especially useful when you're on the go or for after a workout. I also find they satisfy my need for a sweet snack but without the sugar. I like to make a large batch and freeze some for a later date. You can also try them with orange instead of lemon. Write a [...]


Golden Milk

May 20, 2016 12:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Golden Milk 2016-05-20 00:01:14 Golden Milk is a warming drink which I like to have in the evening. The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric, which is the subject of my latest blog post so do have a read. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and has anti-cancer properties amongst its many other attributes. This recipe is quick and easy to make and a great night cap. Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 5 min Total Time 10 min [...]