Tag Archive: health

25th October 2017

Autumn Cleansing

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.
9th October 2017

Selenium & your Thyroid

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.
19th September 2017

Buckwheat bread

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.
20th August 2016

Nutrition is Medicine

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.
7th July 2016

Thyroid Care & T3

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 […]
4th June 2016

Courgetti with Basil Pesto

Courgetti with basil pesto is a simple dish that adds interest to a salad and is also great for summer parties and entertaining.
21st May 2016

Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls

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 […]
20th May 2016

Golden Milk

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 […]
18th May 2016

The Golden Goddess

Turmeric has over 300 compounds, many of which are phytochemicals that have disease preventative properties. Turmeric displays anti-biotic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants effects. A classic example of food being medicine. While there are many beneficial compounds in turmeric, the one that has received the most attention is curcumin. It is the component of turmeric that gives it the bright yellow colour and is why in India it is often called The Golden Goddess.  Studies on curcumin have shown anti-cancer potential in […]
7th May 2016

Recovery from Chemo

Tom speaking at an event to help educate others about the living foods lifestyle. Recovering from chemo and radiation with careful and considered lifestyle and dietary changes is one of the most important things you can do to give the body a fighting chance of being able to combat future cancer. I met Tom Fisher in 2011, when I attended Hippocrates Health Institute, and he had done just that. After finishing chemo he was depleted and very ill. What he […]