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Are Gluten-Free Breads Healthier?

Are Gluten-Free Breads Healthier?

Gluten-Free Breads Explained The trouble with most gluten-free breads is that we are trying to recreate the structure of gluten to make a loaf that is comparable to traditional bread. This is why gluten-free foods often fall short. If we are trying to recreate a...

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Should I Be Taking a Vitamin D Supplement?

Should I Be Taking a Vitamin D Supplement?

A common question in my clinic is "Should I be taking a Vitamin D supplement?" Everyone living in the UK is at greater risk of vitamin D deficiency, making it one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the Northern Hemisphere.  We are advised to take additional...

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What are ultra processed foods?

What are ultra processed foods?

UPF? Or Ultra processed foods. I have too much for for one post so lets start with statistics. Currently in the UK: 🍬1 in 5 children age 11 are leaving school with obesity 🍕 Over 60% of the calories consumed by children (and over 65%) for teenagers comes from...

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Do I need more magnesium?

Do I need more magnesium?

Magnesium What is it? What does it do? Who might be lacking? Who might benefit from supplementation? Magnesium is an essential mineral that is required for well over 600 enzyme reactions in our body and yet many of us are unknowingly deficient. Because it’s a cofactor...

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Do carbs make me fat?

Do carbs make me fat?

Why we process flour differently to other grains. ▶️ this means it be not as good for us to get our carbs from refined flour sources (bread, pizza base, crackers, extruded breakfast cereals, pastries) as wholefood carbs. ▶️ Let’s talk wheat flour products quickly....

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Do I need more iron?

Do I need more iron?

Why is iron important?  I covered who  may be more likely to have an iron deficiency and many of the symptoms in in part 1 of my iron posts. This time, let’s talk more about what can happen in a deficiency state and what iron does in the body. This shows how its...

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Focus on Iron and Anaemia

Focus on Iron and Anaemia

 IRON - PART 1.  ❓Why are so many women that I see in clinic IRON deficient❓ Symptoms of low iron include: ✳️ Tiredness ✳️ Increased infections ✳️ Dizziness ✳️ Weakness ✳️ Pale skin and gums ✳️ Poor concentration ✳️ Hair loss ✳️ Apathy ✳️ Irregular heartbeat Iron...

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Anti inflammatory Nutrition

Anti inflammatory Nutrition

Inflammation - Your Nutrition Guide Full article is in my bio, free for everyone to download.https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Nq1uaMUcuPHjzLFcrbbEAL0O2AsE-LD4/view?usp=sharing Inflammation is part of the normal immune response by the body and is an essential part of...

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Candida Factsheet

Candida Factsheet

Candida: what it is- the symptoms, the cause and how to achieve a healthy and natural balance using an anti-candida diet

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