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Do high street food allergy tests mislead consumers?

February 22, 2010 by Ange  

Interesting article in the Sunday Times yesterday about food allergy tests available on the high street. An undercover reporter, visited a number of different shops and high street clinics to be tested for food allergies. The reporter had already undertaken tests with a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ which showed she didn’t suffer from [...]

Should you be worried about Mercury in Tuna?

February 16, 2010 by Ange  

A recent report found that more than half of samples of brand-name canned tuna contained more mercury than deemed safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). However, the same report found that only 5 percent of canned tuna samples contained mercury levels that exceeded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) standards for safety, [...]

Fabulous Nutrition in Handbag.com

February 8, 2010 by Ange  

We’ve just had a lovely write up on Handbag.com for Right Body Image a new three-dimensional approach to health using body-sculpting pilates, hypnotherapy and nutritional advice
I’ve been working with the Right Body Image team for a few months now to put this programme together, we’ve also been featured in the Now Magazine website, so [...]

Do we need to detox?

January 7, 2010 by Eco  

If you google detox 11,800, 000 entries appear. It has become a real buzz-word in the health and wellness field.
Last year a dossier published by The Voice of Young Scientists concluded that ‘detox’ as used in product marketing is a myth. I would agree with them on the whole, I believe that detox has become [...]

21 Day Nutritional Detox Programme

December 13, 2009 by Eco  

Do you want to cleanse & rejuvenate in the New Year?
Then take this 21-day programme to support the body’s own detoxification systems. It involves a nutritional assessment, Super Nutrient Detox Shakes and meal plans. It is tailored to your health needs and is fully supported by a Nutritional Therapist.

Programme includes:

initial [...]

Healthy Christmas food

December 9, 2009 by Eco  

Falling asleep in front of the telly, feeling bloated and generally over-indulged after Christmas dinner is never a good look (or feel for that matter). Equally, it’s no fun to have to say no to everything that’s on offer. Here is something I’ve just written for the latest Jiva newsletter, it will give you some [...]

Swine flu prevention the natural way

August 14, 2009 by Ange  

While the debate over the effectiveness (or not) of Tamiflu and Flu vaccinations continues, a simple fact seems to be ignored; our immune systems are designed to defend and protect us from the flu virus. Flu protection advice concentrates on good hygiene, which is important, but what about boosting our natural immunity? Many factors can [...]

Healthy Recipe websites

July 31, 2009 by Ange  

Here are a couple of good websites for healthy recipes, i haven’t tried them all out….but am working through it!
The first one is from the World Cancer Research Fund, and has some really tasty sounding, well balanced ideas;
This second is Fat Free Vegan; again, lots of tasty and healthy ideas and seems to be updated [...]

Weight loss pill Alli monitored by FDA for liver damage

July 7, 2009 by Ange  

A number of health sites and publications are reporting that the FDA are monitoring the over-the-counter weight loss drug Alli for potential liver damage. The drug apparently works by inhibiting fat absorption and is supposed to be used along side a healthy diet. Weight loss is a challenge for many people, and often there can [...]

Sugar coated probiotics

June 12, 2009 by Ange  

When I suggest adding probiotics, lots of clients ask ‘oh do you mean like Actimel?’ Probiotic is from Greek and means ‘for life’. The definition of a probiotic is a live microorganism that gives health benefit when taken in adequate amounts. Numerous robust studies have shown how probiotics interact with our immune and digestive systems [...]

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