It is not difficult to over-estimate the importance of proteins; we need protein for virtually every process that takes place in the body.
It is somehow very easy to slip out of your good eating habits as soon as your out of your normal routine; think holidays, christmas or even just a weekend socialising with the family and friends, let alone a weekend away of 3 meals-a-day plus snacks in between. Why is it then so hard to […]
Intermittent Fasting: how I use this way of eating to manage my weight during the menopause. “After overindulging in bread and cheese on holiday in France earlier this year I returned home 4lb heavier, which made my size 10 clothes feel uncomfortable. Until then I’d always been able to quickly lose any weight gain within […]
As President of the United States of America, Donald Trump could and should be setting an example to a nation which epitomises the global obesity epidemic; 38% of it’s adults classed as clinically obese as well as 17% of its teenagers. Clinically obese, as opposed to Obese moves your health status into a dangerous category […]
We hear often that the Mediterranean Diet is the one to follow but what are the foundations to this finding and what does this actually mean you should eat?
Whilst there is benefit to reducing sugar consumption, embarking on a strict no sugar diet is not a sustainable approach and not without consequence.
A question I am often asked and one that is still subject to confusion due to the conflicting advice we are bombarded with is ‘Should I drink coffee?’. The ‘coffee experience’ has become a part of modern life and culture and indeed an enjoyment whether gathering with friends or when you’re at a point in […]
Weight loss and a vegan diet are not always a winning combination. Although you may certainly lose weight if your dietary choices focus more on vegetables and plant based proteins, but in reality from my clinical practice experience, this notion does not always hold true and in fact, those who have cut out all foods […]
Over recent months, many are choosing to follow a vegan diet and indeed, “Veganuary” may have tempted you to adopt a vegan diet since the new year? A recent Finnish Study identified that ensuring a healthy balanced diet varied amongst those sticking to a vegan diet, with some showing deficiencies. Here’s 10 nutrients and supplement […]
With the New Year now firmly under way and feeling decidedly more exhausted on your return to normality, you (hopefully) resolve to lead a healthier lifestyle. You’re not alone but before you embark on an extreme approach to kick start your resolutions, take a moment to consider your plan of action. Are you about to […]
If you’re heading to the in-laws or spending time with family and friends, whose food choices are different to those you’d prefer, you’ll need a few key strategies to help you secretly stay on track without being a health bore! After all, it’s Christmas and your healthy eating message is likely to fall on merry […]
So you’ve filled your trolley with foods that are good for you – but did you know certain ways of prepping and cooking produce can boost its health properties?
Developing the plasticity of your brain can help to develop new neurons and support a healthy mind as we age – nutritional therapist May Simpkin explains
Struggling to lose that baby weight and can’t figure out what you are doing wrong? Well luckily, you don’t need to invest in any fancy exercise equipment or stick to uninspiring diets. Leading Surrey-based nutritional therapist May Simpkin says simply planning your meals in advance could help you in your quest to return to your […]
Consulting the internet for diet advice will leave you confused, unsure of who or what to trust. But luckily, leading Surrey-based nutritional therapist May Simpkin believes weight loss can be achieved naturally – without the need to follow fancy diets or buy special foods. READ ARTICLE
Whether it’s a quick ‘grab & go’ in a take out paper bag, a casual bite to eat with colleagues/friends or a hurried assembly from the fridge contents at home, the idea that your lunch can be making you fat may not resonate with your virtuous intentions? Here are some of the mistakes to avoid. […]
A fun article proving long hair as you get older is still an option! Can you guess which one is me?! READ ARTICLE
Revealed… the 11 reasons you’re ALWAYS hungry – and the top tips to combat your insatiable appetite
Those who grew up in the Seventies will remember campaigns portraying butter as a nutritional villain and margarine as a saint. Here is a recent article by Anna Magee from the Telegraph featuring May.