Is Gluten Intolerance linked to Glyphosphate?

So I’m back into the wheat/gluten research (I’m like a dog with a bone, I tell you), and came across some really interesting discussion points that I thought I’d share.  There’s no doubt that wheat sensitivity is on the rise and whilst some may argue it’s a result of better reporting standards and others say…

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What’s Up With Wheat?

WHEAT… A simple ingredient which seems to cause a lot of debate (or dare I say conjecture?) in the realm of health and wellness. ??Like any argument, on one side of the fence are those who argue wheat is fine, we’ve been consuming it for centuries, if you’re not allergic then there is no issue?…

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I Bought A Salt Lamp

I’m all about experimenting and this is no exception. Today I bought a Himalayan Salt lamp for my office. What is it exactly? It’s essentially a large chunk of Himalayan salt with a bulb in it. Stick with me, I promise this gets interesting. What does it do? The lamp essentially draws water molecules from…

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The Ancient Art of Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic technique that involves swishing oil around in your mouth, on an empty stomach for 20 minutes a day. The idea is that this process removes the oil-soluble toxins in the body. Oil Pulling has a number of linked health benefits, including whiter teeth and fresher breath as well as…

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10 gifts I’d LOVE my patients to gift themselves…

For those of you who are searching for Christmas gifts for a simpler 2019, look no further. Health is wealth my friends, and these are my top picks (in no particular order).  #1 NUTRITION GIFT VOUCHERS   For my prospective patients who have been putting their health on hold for the last few months/years, there’s no…

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What’s The Difference Between a Dietitian & Nutritionist?

I’ve wanted to discuss this topic for a while now but haven’t found the words. It’s a touchy subject; dietitians are incredibly protective of their title (and rightfully so) however, in staking their claim on the “food expert throne” we might say that some (not all) have gone out of their way to discredit nutritionists…

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How to Drink 2L of Water a Day: My 10 day Experiment

I have a confession; I don’t drink “enough” water. On an average day, I would drink somewhere between 0.5-1.5L of water. It’s not because I don’t like the taste, nor is it because I can’t be bothered, it’s because I rarely get thirsty; please let me explain… I’d call myself an intuitive eater (gosh sounds…

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Should We Soak Legumes?

Should we soak legumes? Lentils and legumes are considered an important source of nutrients. They contain a number of nutrients including iron, magnesium, potassium and more however, these minerals may be at risk of poor absorption should we prepare legumes incorrectly.  One of the biggest issues surrounding beans and legumes is that they naturally contain what we call anti-nutrient…

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Why you need to eat leafy greens (and how!)

One of the most common food groups omitted from a patient’s food diary is that of leafy greens. Leafy greens are an incredible source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and in my opinion, out rank any of the pre-packaged superfoods on the market. Want to know why these should be added to your diet? And…

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