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Vitamin D and Immunity

Vitamin D – Are you getting enough? Public Health England is recommending people consider taking a daily Vitamin D supplement throughout the spring and summer as the coronavirus crisis continues … Continue reading Vitamin D and Immunity

Doctor in the House – Homocysteine and risk of heart disease

I was lucky enough to meet Dr Chatterjee star of Doctor in the House at the recent Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice Module I attended in April earlier this … Continue reading Doctor in the House – Homocysteine and risk of heart disease

Trust me I’m a doctor – Check the diversity of your microbiome

Recent research discussed on tonight trust me I’m a doctor is showing the links between your microbiome – the types of bacteria, it’s diversity – the balance and or the … Continue reading Trust me I’m a doctor – Check the diversity of your microbiome

Getting Serious About Salt

An American study has shown interesting results on the link with dietary salt, or sodium levels, and organ damage. We’re led to believe that salt is mainly a problem in … Continue reading Getting Serious About Salt

Psoriosis Inflammation and IL4

Inflammation is the key to understanding many ailments, including autoimmune conditions. As science learns more about the intricate workings of the human immune system, we can find many ways to … Continue reading Psoriosis Inflammation and IL4

Food unwrapped channel 4

I’m just watching this programme and am surprised to see that there is no mention of non celiac gluten sensitivity. This is actually now recognised by the NHS and is … Continue reading Food unwrapped channel 4

Gluten Free Banana Bread with a twist

This banana bread is super moist and is a very tasty teatime (or anytime) treat. Coconut adds a special twist to make this a favourite in any household. As well … Continue reading Gluten Free Banana Bread with a twist

Heading towards a stressful time

We all have meltdowns but to protect ourselves from the ravages of stress we need to learn and use effective stress management techniques. mindlfullness meditation has been getting a lot … Continue reading Heading towards a stressful time

Oats are officially a suspect food for those with gluten intolerance and Coeliac Disease

Over the years I have become suspicious about oats and haven’t included them in any gluten free exclusion diets I may have asked my clients to follow. A new study … Continue reading Oats are officially a suspect food for those with gluten intolerance and Coeliac Disease

Delicious doesn’t touch it……..

The lovely Kate Lewis excelled herself when she created a 10 day pop up in Brixton Village. I popped down last night and sampled a variety of dishes ranging from … Continue reading Delicious doesn’t touch it……..

IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This month the NHS in the UK are raising awareness about IBS. Common IBS symptoms • Alternating between diarrhoea and constipation • Spasms along the digestive tract causing cramps • … Continue reading IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome

New Genetic Tests

Coming very soon. I’m currently attending a professional lecture by Genova diagnostics on the benefits and use of genetic testing. I will be adding immune, cardiovascular, oestrogen, neurological and detox … Continue reading New Genetic Tests