We should prioritise our mental health everyday

Today is World Mental Health Day and here in the UK, the government hosts the ‘first ever global mental health summit’ and has appointed a minister for suicide prevention (England). While more support has been offered to schools to help measure students’ health and mental wellbeing, the support for adults amounts to funding the Samaritans […]

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Beat the Bloat and Prime Your Brain for Positivity in the New Year

I’m already hearing talk of office Christmas parties and its only early October.  My liver is wincing at the thought.  You know the routine.  By the first Friday in December you’re staring your first big night out in the face and before you’ve had your first taste of turkey or a mince pie, you’ve stopped […]

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1-hour prep for 7 tasty, high-protein meals

Your lunch doesn’t have to be expensive, shop-bought fare that compromises your nutrition.  Today I spent just under 1-hour preparing 7 healthy, tasty, high-protein meals for £1.89 ($2.46) per portion.  Each flavourful portion contains two chicken thighs and packs at least 30g of protein, as well as vitamins and minerals from the vegetables and herbs. […]

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When it comes to our health, why do we trust numbers so much more than our feelings?

When it comes to our health, why do we trust numbers so much more than our feelings?  The world of popular nutrition, the diet industry, the whole health and fitness sector has gone data mad – wearable tech, apps, calorie counting, hitting your macros.  It’s as if by relentlessly measuring and tracking we can engineer […]

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