The benefits of restricting calories on health and extending life span are well established. Fasting has been used for thousands of years for spiritual and health benefits and has become popular in recent times due to the celebrity endorsement of intermittent fasting, aka the ‘5:2 diet’! So what are the benefits?
I remember a time when ghee was vilified as heart clogging, dangerous and to be avoided at all costs. A staple in authentic Indian cooking, it certainly added to the guilt of an Indian take away. Fast forward a couple of decades and now ghee has risen to ‘superfood’ status and is slowly gaining a […]
What you’re eating can make a real difference in your focus and productivity at work. Give yourself the advantage with this ultimate guide to ensure you’re firing on all cylinders so that you are sharp, focused, alert and yet calm.
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.
The role of nutrition in depression is one area that has been under-reported or indeed under-recognised when it comes to mental health, despite awareness of mental health issues increasing. The body of evidence and indeed the medical literature shows a clear link between the diet and mental health and specifically the role of nutrition […]
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 […]
There is one response that probably tops most lists of health goals; Weight Loss. Historically over the generations and still today, there is always room for a downward shift in the figure that appears on the weighing scales, whether it’s a priority or not. More recently, another health goal may well be a new contender […]