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5 Reasons to Help Your Child Quit Sugar

…with 5 easy ways to make it happen. Sugar consumption is now 10 greater than 100 years ago, and our kids health is suffering! Tooth decay and obesity are only part of the problem. Here’s our solution…

Chocolate Courgette Loaf

I’ve always struggled to get my children to eat courgettes. I guess their slimy texture is more of a required taste. But they keep appearing in my veggie box. So, it’s been my mission to create a yummy recipe that they will devour, and this one is an… Absolute Winner! Moist like carrot cake, chocolaty […]

Eat the Right Fat and Get Thin

One of the most controversial foods in the world of health are vegetables oils. We’ve been led to believe, over the past 40 years, that vegetable oils are far more beneficial for you than the likes of artery clogging butter and cream. But did you know that there is actually no science to back this […]

Perfectly Popped Maple Butter Popcorn

The perfect family movie snack. I learned this secret trick to popping the perfect popcorn years ago and it has never failed me. No more burnt wasted kernels at the bottom of the pan! Method to popping the perfect popcorn Take one large lidded sauce pan. Add 2tbsp of oil (I use coconut or MCT […]

Our Top 5 After School Snacks

When our son started school last September, he wasn’t very good at eating his school dinners. In fact, to my Nutritional Therapist horror, some days he’d come home having only eaten chips (fries) and cake. It was then that I vowed never to give my children sugary snacks after school again. If you’ve read my […]

7 Ways We Can All Help End This Pandemic

And it’s not just about staying and home and washing your hands. Over the past 11 months, my husband Alex, an Infectious Disease Doctor in Oxford UK, has been working on the frontline and involved in the ongoing research for the vaccine. Read our Diary of a Doctor here. As a Nutritional Therapist, caring for […]

The Medicinal Magic of Aloe on Skin

BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES REVEALED… We’ve all heard of Aloe vera. But have many of us actually experienced the pure magic that a real live Aloe plant gives, gives and keeps on giving? The (I would say) Magic Medicinal properties of Aloe have been known for centuries. The earliest record of human use of Aloe vera comes […]

Have You Been Fooled by The Dairy Industry?

Here in the UK as well as many other Western countries, a glass of milk is considered healthy, wholesome, and necessary for bone health. Adverts have portrayed gorgeous models sporting a white milk moustache. Petit Filous depict beautiful French children winning at ‘marbles’ as fromage frais gives them ‘strong bones’. Even Cadbury’s Dairy Milk touted […]

The Ultimate Eczema Guide

As a Therapist specialising in kids with allergies, eczema is one of the most bothersome complaints I see. And as mum of child that suffered with eczema, I am very aware of the agony it causes. From a mild slightly annoying tickle to an entire body being affected, covered it bright red excruciatingly dry itchy […]

Garlic for Ear Infections

As I discussed in this recent post on Ear Infections – Prevent and Treat Ear Infections Naturally, ear infections are extremely common in children. 3 out of 4 children will suffer at least one before their third birthday. They are the most prevalent complaint that lands children at the doctor’s surgery, and the most common […]

Crustless Spinach Quiche

I love fresh spinach, but somehow my children just don’t. I wish they did, because its nutrient content is so high that it’s a mineral power house, containing lots of lovely magnesium, calcium and zinc. Couple it with a squidge of lemon or a small glass of orange juice and you also get access to […]

Prevent and Treat Ear Infections Naturally

Ear infections are extremely common in children. In fact, 3 out of 4 will suffer from at least one ear infection by their third birthday. It’s the most prevalent complaint that lands children at the doctor’s surgery, and the most common reason for prescribed antibiotics. Yet the NHS website states that the routine use of antibiotics […]


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