Are your FAT hormones responsible for keeping you fat?

The hormones Leptin and Ghrelin regulate our appetite and fat levels and are involved in determining whether you can keep weight off once you have lost it. Leptin – a hormone made in your fat cells … [Read more...]

Why is it so hard to make lifestyle changes stick?

You know how it is having tried on several outfits, none of which look right, you look at yourself in the mirror and vow that this time you are really going to lose the weight You run for a bus … [Read more...]

Making Changes – The importance of having support and why your best friend might not have your interests at heart

How often have you decided to make some changes in your life and you start off full of enthusiasm only to fall by the wayside a few weeks later. This is usually prompted by the ‘everyone makes a … [Read more...]

Which juicer is best – results from a home trial

Comparing Juice production from 3 different Juicers – results from a home trial I recently conducted a trial to compare the three main types of juicers. The purpose of this trial was to demonstrate … [Read more...]

Toxic load -the biggest threat to our health and why you should be concerned

‘Detox’ is a trendy topic these days.  We hear a lot about toxins, our toxic load and the need for detoxification.  The popular press often depict  it as a quick fix for losing a few pounds or gaining … [Read more...]

STRESS – a self imposed modern day epidemic ?

STRESS  - one of most commonly used words in relation to ill health Did you know that more than 75% of all visits to doctor’s surgeries are due to stress and various related disorders and ailments, … [Read more...]

Tips for a long and healthy life – your healthy home

This article is one of a series providing tips on how to live a long and healthy life. Series 1 - A Healthy Home Household cleaning products Many of our household cleaning products are a cocktail of … [Read more...]

How to make resolutions and formulate goals that you might actually have a chance of achieving

It’s that time of year again, “New Year,  New You” blah, blah .... You are assaulted from all angles by people telling you to make plans and goals for the next year, and frequently  being asked … [Read more...]

How to have a happy, healthy and harmonious holiday season (P.S. It’s not your moods but the foods)

You are probably aware that our liver is the main organ which tends to take the biggest strain over the festive season. Often our liver is overstretched through having to deal with extra levels of … [Read more...]

Control your stress levels and support your adrenal glands with the food you eat

  The forthcoming holiday season can be a stressful one, especially for women. Many women get very busy and overwhelmed making sure everything is just right for the Christmas celebrations and … [Read more...]