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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

  Since news of the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wohan last month, I have been following its spread with growing concern. As a nutritional therapist, I am interested in how lifestyle and nutrition help boost our immune system and protect us from infections. I hope you […]

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A Happy and Healthy Christmas!

A Happy and Healthy Christmas!

  Christmas is a beautiful time of year! I love celebrating the festive season with family and friends, enjoying the Christmas songs, the cold weather and the feasts with the warmth of candlelight, fires and fairylights. It is a time of rest and celebrating as the year […]

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Emma’s Research: Functional Medicine

Emma’s Research: Functional Medicine

In 2011 I did the first week long accredited “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” course in the UK but decided, at that stage, not to go on to do the full Functional Medicine training because it meant studying over in America.  But now the training is […]

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Lyme’s Disease

Lyme’s Disease

Lyme’s disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia bungdorferi which is spread to humans via ticks which have already bitten an infected animal. Deer, sheep, mice, voles, hedgehogs and other insects also carry the disease and it is spread to humans through ticks which are found in […]

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Emma’s Research: Thyroid Conditions

Emma’s Research: Thyroid Conditions

As many of you know, I am always interested in the latest research that can be used to benefit my clients. You will often find me talking with my colleagues about nutritional research, filling my office with books, journals and newsletters, and travelling to different parts of […]

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Restorative Sleep

Restorative Sleep

  Sleep was recognised to be central to good health at least as far back as 400B.C. Hippocrates (circa 460 B.C. to 375 B.C.), the famed Greek physician who set up his hospital on the island of Kos, wrote of the importance of sleep. He noted that […]

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Nipping Seasonal Allergies in the Bud!

Nipping Seasonal Allergies in the Bud!

Spring is a beautiful time of year…we have longer days, more sunshine, blossom, birdsong, blue skies and the promise of Summer. Unfortunately, Spring also brings along seasonal allergies that make life miserable for many people. In the UK, up to 1 in 4 people suffer from seasonal […]

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Bone Broth: love it or hate it?

Bone Broth: love it or hate it?

  We all know that chicken soup is good for the soul and for getting over those colds and chest infections. Even the Dowager Countess in Downton Abbey agreed that ‘every good lady’s maid should know how to make a restorative broth.’ I completely agree that a restorative […]

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Do I need to Detox?

Do I need to Detox?

  I often describe detoxification as the healthy metabolism of toxins. From a nutritional therapist’s perspective, detoxification is about eliminating toxins and nourishing the body with healthy nutrients. This blog post will cover the basics of why we need detoxification and how to get it!   Why […]

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Fermentation: Friend or Foe?

Fermentation: Friend or Foe?

                Fermented Foods: Friend or Foe?   Since fermented foods and DIY fermentation are hot topics right now, a good question to ask is whether fermentation is a ‘friend or foe?’ I’ll be looking at whether fermentation is in fact […]

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