Thursday, December 13, 2018

Beating Colds & Flu Naturally

November 29, 2010 by Ange  

66 to 75% of colds are caused by 200 different viruses  which is why there is no effective anti viral for the common cold. For the Flu, a jab may be on offer, but the leading doctors only recommend those for people at high risk, given the potential for side effects and development of [...]

The Diabetes Gut Link

November 16, 2010 by Ange  

Our understanding of the role of the microorganisms in the gut (also known as microbiota) is growing by the day.
A study published earlier this year looked at the microbial mass of diabetic and healthy populations and found that the level of Bifidobacterium species were significantly lower in the diabetic group [1]
What we eat affects the [...]

Cellular Rhythm and Dance of Life

November 5, 2010 by Ange  

Ever wondered just what goes on inside the body? These incredible animations from Harvard University bring to life the incredible processes and interactions of our cells to life.

Narrated by Jeff Bland PhD as part of the IFM Symposium earlier this year, this little piece of film goes right to the heard of the functional medicine [...]

What’s the evidence for Nutrition?

October 20, 2010 by Ange  

“Where’s the evidence based research for nutrition?” is a pretty fair question that we definitely have an answer to, it’s just that the standard of evidence for drugs and medication doesn’t really lend itself to nutrition. The big randomised control trials (RCT’s) are ideal for measuring the effect of a single intervention (drug) on a [...]

Want to know what Mercury does to your brain?

August 12, 2010 by Ange  

Recent posts have mentioned the reasons for avoiding mercury, the heavy metal which finds it’s way into our bodies from food (especially fish), water (it’s been found in tap water) and silver fillings. This video from the University of Calgary shows you exactly what damage the mercury does to our brain cells (neurons). It’s full [...]

Bikini Boot Camp

April 13, 2010 by Ange  

Summer Boot Camp for Fabulous Nutrition
The Grove luxury spa in Hertfordshire is holding another bikini boot camp this summer and has called in some expert advice. We will be running a Nutrition class for all the guests as well as consulting on a healthy menu for the five day programme.
See the website for more [...]

Salmon Stir Fry

April 13, 2010 by Ange  

For one generous serving:
• Soak tablespoon of seaweed (Hijike or Arame) in water for 10 minutes.
• Slice salmon (wild, sustainable please!) fillet into strips and sauté gently in juice of one lemon for a couple of minutes
• Chop vegetables into small sticks: 1 small carrot, ½ courgette, 3 small broccoli florets & stalk, ½ onion, 1 leek, 1 [...]

See more of a difference at Jiva Healing

March 2, 2010 by Ange  

I’m in Goa again, joining Rebecca Andrist and the Jiva Healing team once again. This time as well as the nutrition consultations, I’m going to be trialling some pre and post testing and assessment for guests. It’s a really exciting project as I will be able to see in more detail about how the body [...]

Autism

February 18, 2010 by Ange  

Recognising the Metabolic Phenotype in Autism using Functional Laboratory Testing
I’ve been involved in organising this event on Autism to be held on Wednesday 31st March, Kings Fund, Cavendish Square, 6.00pm to 9.30pm. If you have any interest in the Autism field, as a parent of a child on the Autistic spectrum or as a nutritional [...]

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 [...]

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